Hospital hacker gets year in prison for hacking and possession of child pornography




A 28-year-old man by the Court of The Hague convicted of hacking a server of the Groene Hart Hospital and possession of child pornography. The man gets a prison sentence of 12 months, 8 of which were suspended, and community service. He also must be treated.

According to the court the man who late 2012 was arrested , guilty of computer intrusion. He would without authorization a server of the Groene Hart Hospital in Gouda based invaded. The required credentials would have the man through hacking won.

Although the man according to the court to share a social contribution provided by the vulnerability with a journalist and published subsequently on a story, the court considers that if he broke the law by logging in multiple times and to search multiple times in privacy-sensitive patient data . Also observe the court proved that the man had on his computer thousands of child pornography images.

The 28-year-old man, who wore publications named “Bonnie Dutch Society Hack Ende Housewives,” was sentenced to twelve months imprisonment, of which eight conditional. He is sentenced to 240 hours of community service and the man has to seek treatment for a probationary period of three years. The prosecution, the court asked for two years in jail, while the accused defended himself by advocating that it is an ethical hacker.

In October 2012 it was announced that a hacker had access to patient data from the Groene Hart Hospital in Gouda. The data was stored on a publicly accessible server. The system would find dozens of medical records. The files were found under different treatment plans, prescriptions and diagnoses. It would be data from more than 493,000 people.


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