Doctor Charged with Infiltrating Delran Graduates’ Accounts
A doctor serving from Philadelphia faces charges that he illegally accessed social media and e-mail accounts of his women classmates of the high school he studied in through the process of hacking. The doctor named Peter Grossman faces accusation of privacy invasion, computer theft and identity theft.
Dr. Grossman, according to investigators, collected over 2,000 photos and created their digital copies. The photos had 25 women's pictures, of which just 12 are correctly identified. After one woman contacted Delran cops being suspicious someone unlawfully accessed her mobile phone and e-mail accounts an investigation was started during September 2016. A number of that woman's friends felt similarly suspicious, stated prosecutors.
A Delran High School graduate of 2005, Grossman was recognized to be a suspect in September 2016 itself. During a raid in his Philadelphia residence, cops unearthed 6 electronic devices that were capable of storing digital items.
The devices contained 25 women's photographs. Grossman, who lived in 200 Block of South 12th Street, earlier rendered his services from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital situated at Philadelphia. It wasn't possible to contact a representative of that hospital who could give an instant comment. Courierpostonline.com posted this, March 27, 2017.
Besides the accounts mentioned earlier, Grossman as well hacked Snapfish, iCloud and Facebook A/Cs, stated office of the prosecutors. The hackings were possible with the passwords of the victims' A/Cs which were easily found from the info posted within the social media sites' publicly accessible sections.
Drawing a lesson from the accusations made on Grossman, Robert Bernardi, Prosecutor says it shows people should construct complex passwords for keeping hackers at bay while not letting any other person acquire admission into private accounts. If a password used is a child's name else any other familiar personal info that password can be easily cracked, Bernardi explains.
The office of prosecutors suggests passwords be constructed with both lowercase and uppercase alphabets together with symbols and numbers.
Grossman, accused of three offences was released following one just held hearing inside Mount Holly based Superior Court. Any person, who thinks he's one of Grossman's apparent victims, need dial (856)461-4498, ext. 149 and contact Delran police.
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