Two former nurses' aides for Virginia-based nonprofit Sentara Healthcare have pleaded guilty to accessing thousands of electronic patient records and using the information to file fraudulent tax returns.
A spreadsheet posted online contained sensitive information on nearly 1,000 clients of Pierce County Housing Authority in Washington.
According to a report, the CEO of Vermont State Employees Credit Union says the two lost tapes are likely "at the bottom of a landfill" and irretrievable.
The breach compromised the personal information of about 27,000 patients at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, Tenn.
The University of Georgia (UGA) is investigating a data breach that may have led to compromised information of current and former school employees.
The provincial government of British Columbia has fired four employees and suspended three others after allegations that health data was shared inappropriately.
Following a server breach at Northwest Florida State College, nearly 300,000 individuals had their information compromised, possibly resulting in 67 identity thefts.
Several laptops stolen from the Robeson County Board of Elections office in North Carolina contained the private information of 71,000 registered voters.
At the University of Chicago, Social Security numbers of employees were mistakenly printed on postcards sent out as reminders for health benefits.
Sanjeev Sah has been CISO of UNC-Charlotte for just over a year, and he's already well versed on the unique circumstances that make securing colleges unlike any other vertical.
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Thousands of individuals may have had their personal information exposed after hackers used a successful phishing attack to springboard to an email server belonging the Kentucky Department for Community Based Services.
A recent federal appeals court ruling may make it easier for people to prove they suffered identity theft as a result of a data breach.
Police are investigating a data breach incident at the University of Miami Hospital, where two employees were fired for stealing patient data, and possibly selling the sensitive information.
The world's largest hotel operator is disputing allegations that it violated the FTC Act when it sustained a series of data security breaches.
Recently arrested prisoners had their Social Security numbers accidentally posted to Facebook during a software update snafu at a sheriff's office in Maine.
The laptop of an employee of Indianapolis-based Cancer Care Group was stolen, exposing the information of patients and staff.
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URI took a publicly available server offline after a breach compromised the information of faculty and students.
The university has started to notify thousands impacted by the incident, which dates back to at least June.
Anthony Di Bello of Guidance Software talks about incident response with executive editor, Dan Kaplan, at the SC Magazine offices.
Stolen laptop at Apria Healthcare exposes patient data
Students, vendors and others who received payments from the University of Arizona last year had their personal data posted to the school's public server.
The computer theft marks the second breach of patient data in a year at Stanford Hospital.
Four victims of a massive insider scam at the mortgage lender were unable to prove that they suffered identity theft, just annoying calls from telemarketers.
LinkedIn's 2Q earnings call reveals that the company spent between $500,000 to $1 million on forensic work surrounding a recent data compromise.
A USB drive with data on 14,300 patients of Oregon Health & Science University in Portland was stolen from the home of an employee on July 4 or 5.
Yahoo presumably took no measures to ensure sensitive stuff like customer account credentials were kept safe and sound.
The increasing connectedness of infrastructure increases the cascading effect an attack can have on other infrastructure sectors and capabilities.