Hacker Sentenced After Years of Extorting Psychotherapy Patients

May 2, 2024 at 04:05PM Finnish national Aleksanteri Kivimäki was sentenced to six years and three months in prison for stealing thousands of patient records from a psychotherapy clinic. Kivimäki, known online as “Zeekill,” demanded ransom from the clinic’s patients and caused a significant rise in Finland’s crime figures. He was arrested in France and … Read more

Leaky DICOM Medical Standard Exposes Millions of Patient Records

November 10, 2023 at 01:12PM Researchers have discovered that around 60 million personal and medical records may have been exposed due to the use of a legacy protocol in medical equipment. The researchers found that many users of the protocol do not implement security controls, leading to data leakage. The protocol does have security measures, … Read more