Teenage hacker arrested in Madrid for hacking medical data and leaking information on a politician positive for COVID-19

Dimitris Kouimtsidis reports:

A 16-year-old hacker has been arrested for hacking medical data and then leaking information about a politician who was positive with coronavirus.

Agents from the Technological Investigation Unit of the Policia Nacional arrested the teenager in Madrid.

He had managed to hack into the servers of the Madrid health service and obtain patients’ medical records, including one of a prominent politician.

The hacker then subsequently proceeded to release the information on his Twitter and Instagram pages in order to gloat.

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