indian healthcare website is reported to be hacked. US cyber security firm FireI on Thursday claimed in its report that Chinese hackers targeted Indian healthcare websites and had stolen around 6.8 million data. This data includes personal information of patients and doctors. The report claims that these hackers are selling health data to health organizations and web portals in international markets.
The FireI report states that the hacker is named FallenSky 519 who has made the Indian healthcare website a victim. According to FireI’s intelligence team, the health data was available for sale in the black market from 1 October 2018 to 31 March 2019 in the stolen data. Some of the data available for sale in the market was priced below Rs 1.50 lakh.
The report said that Chinese hackers Advanced Persistent Threat Group (APT) are doing health related research. This research is especially related to cancer. In fact, in the last few decades, the number of people who have died of cancer in China has increased considerably.
At the same time it is also being said that the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is a fast paced company in the world. In such a situation, research is being done before other companies to introduce the drug in the market and is collecting data for it.