Brian Krebs reports:
Prosecutors in Finland this week commenced their criminal trial against Julius Kivimäki, a 26-year-old Finnish man charged with extorting a once popular and now-bankrupt online psychotherapy practice and thousands of its patients. In a 2,200-page report, Finnish authorities laid out how they connected the extortion spree to Kivimäki, a notorious hacker who was convicted in 2015 of perpetrating tens of thousands of cybercrimes, including data breaches, payment fraud, operating a botnet and calling in bomb threats.
Read more at KrebsOnSecurity.com.
For additional coverage: The extortion attempts involving the Vastaamo Psychotherapy Center and subsequent revelations about the attempted cover-up of hacks has been covered a number of times on DataBreaches [search results.]