Mumbai, Oct. 12 -- Shares of Dr Lal Pathlabs rose nearly 6% on Monday after it issued clarification over the exposed private medical records of millions of customers on an unsecured server, making it accessible to everyone for about a year.

At 3:20 pm, Dr Lal Pathlabs was trading at Rs.2171.75 apiece up 5.7% from its previous close, while the benchmark Sensex advanced 0.2% to 40,592.80.

"There was a misconfiguration in one of our minor web application where temporary records were stored for operational purposes, and took place at a facility managed by a third party. It involved less than 0.5% of our records and has been successfully resolved since. We have informed the relevant authorities about the same and are investigating this incid...