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‘Find My iPhone’ exploit may be to blame for celebrity photo hacks

A long-known vulnerability within Apple’s Find My iPhone portal allowed hackers to gain access to the login details of dozens of celebrities’ iCloud accounts, ultimately leading to the exposure of hundreds of nude photos. The embarrassing security lapse comes just ahead of Apple’s planned roll out of HealthKit, a service that Apple will use to store and share personal health data.

U.S. Digital Services Playbook

The newly created US Digital Services group publishes its Digital Services Playbook for public comments. The playbook outlines 13 best practices borrowed from private industry that will become the standard operating procedure for future government IT projects.

Failure to join up medical records ‘is a health risk’, says GP chief inspector

In England, the chief inspector for primary care doctors calls the country’s lack of integration between primary and acute care EHR systems a health risk. He proposes giving patients unrestricted access to their own primary care EHRs as a potential solution.

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  1. I think Apple is going to find that HealthCare is not the quick buck they’re hoping it is. They have to build custom technologies that are secure (I actually mean secure) and Robust enough for the HealthCare industry. It’s not that they couldn’t do it, but the traditional biggies in Tech have dipped their toes into HealthCare before and quickly retreated, Those technology companies that succeed are those who have decided that HealthCare will be their business for the long haul.







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