Cybersecurity attacks and data breaches soared during 2015, according to results of the sixth annual report from security firm Redspin on leaks of protected health information.

Since 2009, a total of 154,368,781 patient records have been breached, and nearly three-quarters of those records—more than 113 million—were breached in 2015, Redspin noted. Further, 98 percent of patient records breached last year were a result of hacking incidents.

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