Man charged with hack which shared COVID-19 test details in protest against vaccine pass

Abstract

Police in France have arrested and charged a 22-year-old man with hacking into a “secure” file-sharing systems used by a Parisian hospital trust, and stealing the COVID-19 test details for some 1.4 million people.

According to local media reports, the alleged hacker not only stole highly sensitive information from Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), but also distributed the data as part of an anti-vaccine protest.

The French government requires individuals to carry a “vaccine pass” (known as a passe sanitaire)if they wish to enter cafés, bars, restaurants, museums, cinemas, and access events.

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