The Austrian Independent reports:
…. Anonymous Austria, the Austrian department of an internationally operating network of hackers, claimed yesterday (Weds) they got hold of data containing information about thousands of clients of Tyrol’s public health insurance company TGKK. The hackers said they were now in possession of 600,000 TGKK data sets.
Anonymous Austria announced they did not have to attack the insurer’s internet representation to steal the information. The group claimed it “stumbled across” the data.
A TGKK official stressed he could rule out that the hackers managed to get through the firm’s double firewall. He also dismissed speculations that highly confidential information such as people’s medical histories were stolen in the incident which is investigated by the Tyrolean Office of Criminal Investigation.
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