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Vastaamo hacking and blackmail: 25,000 police reports filed

The National Bureau of Investigation NBI says they've received 25,000 crime reports so far connected with the Vaastamo data breach and blackmail attempts. "Due to...

MTV News: Court orders assets freeze for Vastaamo’s ex-CEO

MTV News reports that Helsinki District Court has ordered the temporary seizure of assets belonging to Ville Tapio, the former CEO of Vastaamo therapy...

Maria Ohisalo: Vastaamo cyber attack and blackmail demands “serious, outrageous and...

Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo (Green) says a cyber attack on Vastaamo psychotherapy centre computer systems, which may have resulted in as many as 40,000 patient...

New police warnings about blackmail demands for leaked therapy records

The National Bureau of Investigation NBI says that a number of people have received blackmail demands connected with a data breach at Vastaamo, a...

Hackers hold patient information for ransom in psychotherapy data breach

A company that offers psychotherapy to thousands of patients across Finland says it's been the victim of a data breach, with the personal information...

Finnish software turns cyber bulling text into kinder words

A Finnish software company has developed a new to cut down on cyber bullying by turning words that are meant to harm or humiliate...

Police investigating spate of Lapland online romance scams

Police in Lapland are investigating a spate of romance scams after several incidents were reporting during a short period of time. In the latest incident,...

Journalist wins Supreme Court press freedom victory over police

Finland's Supreme Court has ruled that police can't use electronic equipment seized from a journalist's home as part of their preliminary investigation into how...

Silk Road crackdown: Police bust thousands in dark web investigation

Law enforcement agencies including police departments, the National Bureau of Investigation KRP and Finnish Customs Tulli have launched investigations into an estimated 6000 people...

“Potentially dangerous” cyber attack still impacting Lahti residents

A cyber attack that hit IT infrastructure in Lahti on Monday is still having an impact on local residents. City officials say one computer was...