LU: Pirate Party chief on trial for data leak

From wort.lu:

President of the Luxembourg Pirate Party Sven Clement on Wednesday goes on trial for data theft and violation of data traffic laws, after stealing the password to a medical database in 2012.

The incident dates back to January 2012, when a hacker gained access to over 48,000 medical files on licenced athletes in Luxembourg, after a patient had found the username and password to the database on a post-it stuck on their doctor’s computer screen.

However, the suspect did not simply inform the “Service Médico-Sportif” of the problem, but chose to make the matter public.

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