Former Trillium Health IT employee allegedly stole co-workers’ private info, nude photos 

The breach was discovered in January, according to the report.

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Law enforcement investigators recognized more than 65 victims of Mr. Elashmawys cyber intrusion, and he presumably possessed numerous nude pictures and videos of his colleagues. A Trillium Health spokesperson told the publication that there is no indicator he accessed any client details..

A previous IT employee at Rochester, N.Y.-based Trillium Health is facing charges of identity theft and unauthorized access of a safeguarded computer system after presumably accessing individual info of numerous colleagues and taking naked images and videos of them, according to an Oct. 28 Democrat & & Chronicle report..

” We remain committed to providing our help to impacted staff members in any method that we can,” the spokesperson stated. “We stand with those that may have been impacted and have worked carefully with law enforcement during its investigation to help bring this matter to closure.”.

The health system told the paper it has invested more than $100,000 on a cybersecurity firm and for new services to safeguard its workers. If convicted, Mr. Elashmawy confronts five years in jail and a $250,000 fine..

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Ameer Elashmawy operated at Trillium Health as an info systems security assistance organizer, where he was “responsible for the companys info system security design and oversight,” according to the U.S. Attorneys Office. Mr. Elashmawy allegedly used his administrative rights to get to staff member work accounts and inappropriately gain access to their personal info..