Huiying Medical Breached; Source Code for AI-assisted COVID-19 Detection, and Experimental Data of COVID-19 on Sale

Cyble researchers have identified a credible threat actor ‘THE0TIME’ claiming to have gained access to Huiying Medical Technology’s COVID-19 detection’s technology source code and COVID-19 experimental data.

As part of the breach, the preparator claims to have gained access to the COVID-19 detection technology code, as well as COVID-19 experiments data as well. The price for sale is 4 BTC. The following data is included:

  • Users — 1.5 MB
  • Technology + source code — 1GB
  • Knowledge for Covid-19 Experiments information — 150 MB

About the organisation:

Huiying Medical Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. researches, develops, manufactures, and distributes medical imaging devices. The Company provides chest radiography devices, aorta AI cloud platform, X-ray fracture devices, CT lung nodule aided diagnosis devices, and other products. Huiying Medical Technology (Beijing) markets its products worldwide. The company has partnered with Huawei and Intel and is supplying its technology to various countries in Asia.

About the technology:

This AI system can detect suspected contours of pneumonia from CT Chest DICOM images and give probability of COVID-19 to radiologist as a reference to help them screening suspected cases and make a diagnosis. Huawei currently sells this technology for USD $50,000 per month.

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Reference #2 — Huiying Medical claims its AI can detect coronavirus from CT scans with 96% accuracy:

Sample data shared by the perpetrators:

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