Medical Identity Theft – When Your Health Is Their Wealth

By |2020-08-09T18:27:16+00:00August 9th, 2020|Cyber-Security|

Cybercriminals are giving a new meaning to the term ‘Health is Wealth’. Medical identity theft has victimized over 2.2 million people and that number is growing. Although medical identity theft is not something new, the increasing number of data breaches has increased the number of victims. What is Medical Identity Theft? Medical identity theft occurs when someone steals your personal information to get free medical care, medical devices or prescription drugs under your name. This is more dangerous than identity theft because medical identity theft not only ruins your finances, it can have terrible effects on your health. The information