Solid flight of health data from AP-HP: a computer hacker stopped

A 22-year-old anti-safety man was arrested on Wednesday and deferred Friday at the end of his custody at the fight against cybercrime.

Le Monde with AFP

Anti-Pass sanitary, he had claimed his gesture on his Twitter account: a 22-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday by investigators from the fight against the cybercrime of the Parisian judicial police who investigated piracy, During the summer, the computer system of public assistance-hospitals of Paris (AP-HP). The health data of about 1.4 million people had been stolen. Domiciled in Ollioules, in the Var, he was referred this morning, specifies the JDD , which has announced its arrest.

The AP-HP had revealed mid-September the flight of these data of people who had carried out “almost exclusively” a CVIV-19 screening test in Ile-de-France MI-2020. This is not the national screen of screening tests (SI-DEP) that had been hacked, depending on the AP-HP, but “a secure file sharing service”.

It was used “very punctually in September 2020” to transmit to health insurance and regional health agencies (ARS) information “useful to tracing contact”. The failed data included “the identity, the social security number and the contact information of the tested persons”, as well as “the identity and contact information of health professionals who support them, the characteristics and the result of the test realized”, But contained “no other medical data”.

The institution had recognized that “flight on [V] has been linked to a recent digital tool security cleaver” that it uses for file sharing, including “access were immediately cut in waiting for the end of the investigations “.

/Media reports.