The sensitive information, including names, addresses, and Social Security numbers, went missing from a third-party vendor's warehouse.
Users have been urged to change their passwords as a precaution.
A routine email sent to Dent Neurologic Institute patients mistakenly included the sensitive data of others receiving treatment.
Security experts hope information gleaned by this probe into two affected processors could protect others in the financial industry.
In this video, Alex Doll, CEO at OneID, discusses the effectiveness of two-factor authentication in the enterprise.
Other personal information, such as names, contact information and dates of birth, was also compromised.
The laptop was password protected, but not encrypted. The theft marks the second breach in just over a year that affected the university health care system.
Up to 160,000 Social Security numbers and one million driver's license numbers may have been accessed by intruders.
After the public website of the Washington state Administrative Office of the Courts was compromised in February, an investigation revealed the severity of the breach in April.
Name.com said it believed its encryption is sufficient enough to prevent the hackers from using any of the sensitive information that was stolen.
Mapco disclosed this week that hackers compromised its payment card processing systems to steal credit and debit card information belonging to an unknown number of customers.
The California Department of Public Health announced that the data included names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and medical information.
Sensitive information and encrypted passwords of customers were accessed, according to Reputation.com.
An intruder gained access to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' National Inventory of Dams (NID) in January, according to a spokesman for the military command.
On Friday, the popular coupon site announced that hackers breached its servers.
The landmark annual data breach report analyzed 621 breaches from caseloads across 19 organizations throughout the world.
The numbers corresponded to cards used by shoppers at 79 of 100 Schnucks Markets locations in the Midwest. The attacks may have persisted as long as four months, from last December through March 29.
Although the specifics of the lost information is unknown, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada has announced that 52,000 clients of 32 brokerage firms have been affected.
The "PlaneSploit" application was three years in the making, and is able to remotely attack flight management systems, though the program was built to only work on virtual aircraft.
According to the FBI, the attack originated from a foreign IP address.
Last week, hospital officials began notifying patients of the February theft.
Plaintiffs' failure to have an expert verify their damages was a "fatal" flaw in the case, according to a federal judge.
The records were stored by storage provider working with Glens Falls Hospital in New York.
Electronic road signs in St. Charles, Ill. were hacked on Thursday, displaying messages that had nothing to do with a pipeline project taking place nearby.
The psychologist was a private contractor for Washington's Department of Social and Health Services.
Cyber espionage is at an all-time high, and businesses across the United States are being targeted and breached, says Phillip Ferraro, CISO, DRS Integrated Defense Systems and Services.
Are there ways to catch sophisticated malware that hides in trusted processes and services? Deb Radcliff finds out.
Current and retired employees of Allen County, Ohio were affected.
A surgeon's laptop containing the personal information of patients was stolen while he was on vacation.
Officials at the University of Mississippi Medical Center posted an online notice, saying they had "insufficient contact information" to individually notify those potentially compromised.