Monday, August 5, 2013

You’ve got mail: Someone else’s medical test results


Doctors and Internet don't mix well: here is an article on a few mix-ups involving e-mails and doctors. A reporter for the Boston Globe received a few e-mails with medical results for people with names similar to hers.

From this, a possible attack I can think of is to create a number of e-mails with names similar to a target. There is a chance a misspelling at a doctor's office will land you some results.