Finnish psychotherapy patients risk having secrets made public after hack

The Telegraph | Oct 26, 2020 at 5:06 PM
  • Thousands of psychotherapy patients in Finland risk having their most painful and intimate secrets made public, after one of the country’s largest private psychotherapists was hacked.
  • The blackmail emails, which include the victims’ personal numbers, demand a €200 bitcoin payment, which doubles to €400 if not paid within 24 hours.
  • If the victim does not then pay within a further 24 hours, the blackmailers threaten to make their notes public, including full transcriptions of psychotherapy sessions.