FI: Hackers hold patient information for ransom in psychotherapy data breach

NewsNow reports: A company that offers psychotherapy to thousands of patients across Finland says it’s been the victim of a data breach, with the personal information of customers held for ransom. Vastaamo, which sees patients in 20 cities including Helsinki, Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Pori, Turku and Tampere, says “an unknown hostile party” got in touch with...

Montreal’s STM public transport system hit by ransomware attack

Lawrence Abrams reports: Montreal’s Société de transport de Montréal (STM) public transport system was hit with a RansomExx ransomware attack that has impacted services and online systems. On October 19th, STM suffered an outage that affected its IT systems, website, and customer support. Read more on BleepingComputer. h/t, @Chum1ng0

Robo-advice firm suffers data breach

Cristian Angeloni reports: Germany-headquartered online advisory firm Scalable Capital has fallen victim to a data leak.  According to local newspaper Merkur, the fintech company has suffered a “data protection incident” which saw confidential data being stolen.  The clients affected were informed of the incident in a letter which claimed there had been an “unlawful access” of confidential client information in its...