Hacker sells medical databases US patients

Jun

28

2016

A hacker offers an underground market data from a total of approximately 655,000 patients. There are three databases that would have been in control of the hacker through an exploit in the way medical organizations use rdp.

The hacker has under the pseudonym thedarkoverlord three databases on the underground marketplace The Read Deal. He screenshots of his hack issued to Deep Web Dot, as proof of authenticity. There are three databases unnamed US organizations, which have been obtained via a vulnerability regarding “how companies use the remote desktop protocol”. “It’s a very specific bug. The circumstances have to be very precise,” reports show the thedarkoverlord without more details about the exploit.

The databases contain user names and passwords in clear text, and addresses, phone numbers, birth dates and Social Security numbers. In one of the three databases, with 396 458 entries, are also insurers of patients. The screenshots also show that he had access to medication. The hacker claims that the databases have not been published elsewhere on the Internet and that the buyers get the exclusive. For the three databases counts thedarkoverlord at time of writing separate 60, 170 and 300 bitcoin, converted approximately 34,700, 98,300 and 173,500 euros. Vice and Deep Web Dot mention other amounts, prices seem to fluctuate.

According to Vice, the hacker simultaneously ransom demanded by the organizations. The hacker claims that it is a modest sum compared with the damage suffered by the organization in a book. ”

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