Kate Bevan, Which? Computing editor, said:
“No-one would invite a complete stranger to sit next to them in the doctor’s surgery, which is why this Babylon Health breach is so alarming.
“If consumers are to trust new digital health services and feel comfortable accessing health services including consultations online, security must be second to none.
“We urge all healthcare providers to review the digital platforms they’re using so that patients can feel confident that every step has been taken to ensure that their personal data remains confidential.”