Health Pass: Surgeon’s Computer Hacked, Generating 178 Fake QR Codes

Since the extension of the health pass, fraud attempts have multiplied. The Marseille prosecutor’s office (Bouches-du-Rhône) opened an investigation after a surgeon’s computer was hacked to generate fake QR codes.

According to the first elements of the investigation, the hackers would have connected to the Ameli account, the official site of the Medical Insurance, of this professional of the European Hospital.

In total, they published no less than 178 fake health passes, the newspaper reports. The provence. Officials from the Southern Division, in charge of the investigations, try to identify the beneficiaries of these certificates.

As a reminder, presenting a fake health pass is not without risk. In fact, scammers are exposed to a fine of 135 euros, increased to 1,500 euros in the event of a repeat offense within 15 days. For the third offense within 30 days, the penalty can amount to six months in prison and a fine of 3,750 euros.

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