The before and after photos of thousands of plastic surgery patients in Europe were recently left vulnerable but since rectified, researchers at vpnMentor wrote in a blog post.
The researchers, led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, discovered on Jan. 24 that NextMotion did not secure or encrypt the body images and PII of people whose doctors and clinics with which it worked since 2015.
Next Motion, which serves 170 clinics worldwide in 35 countries, confirmed on its website’s data security section that it learned from a security firm on Jan. 27 that as a result of its tests on randomly selected companies it managed to access its information system and informed the company of a potential risk of intrusion.
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