Massive Hack Shows Right-Wing Health Care Providers Pocketed Millions Selling Ineffective COVID-19 Treatments
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In the second major breach of a right-wing organization to become a blockbuster report over the past few weeks, an unnamed hacker stole hundreds of thousands of records from two companies, CadenceHealth.us and Ravkoo, that helped health care providers affiliated with a right-wing group known as America’s Frontline Doctors (AFLDS) pocket millions of dollars selling ineffective treatments to vaccine-resistant patients.
AFLDS uses SpeakWithAnMD.com, which relies on CadenceHealth as a platform, and Ravkoo as a service that works with local pharmacies to deliver drugs. The hacker says that Cadence and Ravkoo were “hilariously easy” to hack despite promises of patient privacy. The websites of both companies had broken access controls, a common mistake in web application security. In addition, the Ravkoo website had a “hidden admin panel that every user can log in to and view all the data,” according to the hacker.
The hacked data includes information on 281,000 patients created in the Caden…
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