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Sweden – InfoSolutions COVID-19 results were accessible for less than 24 hours

Exploit: Hacking

InfoSolutions: Medical IT Solutions

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Risk to Business: 1.661 = Severe

InfoSolutions, a company that provides IT services to Swedish Public Health Agency including maintaining journals and COVID-19 databases in Sweden, published a statement claiming that it detected an intrusion to a database employed by 15 of 21 Sweden’s regions. The company says that there is no indication that any information has been passed on and that the databases were locked quickly. The internal investigation is ongoing.

Individual Impact: There has not yet been confirmed that consumer personal or financial information has been compromised in this incident but the investigation is ongoing.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Medical data is a catnip for hackers because it’s worth its weight in gold in dark web data markets, and healthcare targets worldwide have been under siege throughout the pandemic.

Source: CyberNews