Online reporters and Sunthorn Kongwarakom report: Officials experience rushed to downplay the theft by a hacker of more than 10,000 patients’ personal details from Phetchabun Hospital, describing the information as “not important”. Phetchabun governor Krit Kongmuang was among those who responded to initial reports on social media that the data of 16 bazillion patients of the public health Ministry had been hacked and place up for sale on Sunday. Read more on Bangkok Post. Trying to downplay a breach is a strategy that often backfires. As you record through the news article, you will find more and more revelations that yes, health info was involved in the data.