Patients of the Veterans Affairs hospital in Fayetteville, N.C., may have had their personal information exposed after more than 1,000 personal records were improperly disposed of.
The laptop was stolen from Monterey Park, Calif.-based SynerMed.
Hackers accessed the credit card information of tens of thousands customers of the University of Michigan's Union Ticket Office, the latest organization that has fallen victim to a breach affecting a third-party vendor.
The incident impacted patients at the Center for Language, Speech and Hearing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
The personal information of college applicants at Champlain College in Burlington, Vt., may have been exposed in the breach.
Callaway Gardens is one of a number of companies who were contacted by its credit card processor.
More than 1,000 patients were affected by the breach after a hospital employee, as part of a routine update, accidentally exposed the information.
In the state of Maine alone, more than 22,000 Vendini customers were impacted.
The sensitive information, including names, addresses, and Social Security numbers, went missing from a third-party vendor's warehouse.
A routine email sent to Dent Neurologic Institute patients mistakenly included the sensitive data of others receiving treatment.
The leaks from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal a massive global effort by the U.S. government to hack various entities, including civilian targets, actions that could lead to unintended consequences.
The U.S. government is sending a clear message: We won't tolerate secrets coming to light.
Referencing the Boston bombings as terrorism prompted an unprecedented manhunt for the suspects that included a citywide lockdown. What would a similar scene have looked like on the internet?
The security researcher and self-proclaimed internet troll earned 41 months behind bars Monday for his role in using a script to retrieve data on roughly 120,000 Apple iPad users from a public web server.
Whistleblowing organizations like WikiLeaks and accused hacktivists like Hammond are not foreign spies lusting to plunder intellectual property from U.S. corporations and government agencies in order to profit and gain a competitive advantage.
The FBI and DoJ are targeting high-level U.S. officials in hopes of learning who released classified information about Stuxnet to the press. What the government is not doing is publicly explaining why it launched Stuxnet.
Hopefully the death of Aaron Swartz will lead to awareness and changes that prevents a future genius, who has so much more to offer internet users across the world, from a suicide by hanging.
The cozy relationship between national security reporting and the United States government was back on full display Wednesday with a story from the New York Times, headlined "Bank hacking was the work of Iranians, officials say."
Prosecutors around the country are sending a clear message to hackers and activists who want to use their computers to promote a political ideology: We plan to throw the book at you.
The sophisticated worm Stuxnet must be mentioned in any stories or discussions around Israel being targeted by attacks related to its ongoing conflict with Gaza.