Finnish psychotherapy center Vastaamo, which was blackmailed after experiencing a ransomware data breach, fired its CEO Ville Tapio for holding back information on the hack for close to 18 months.
Based on investigations into the incident, it seems probable that the data breach that led to the theft of the customer database took place in November 2018, according to the English translation of a press release issued by Vastaamo. The attackers were also able to infiltrate until mid-March 2019.
Vastaamo said it does not know that the database was stolen after November 2018, but it’s possible that individual patient data has been viewed or copied.
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