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Lost devices leading cause of data breaches, report

Lost devices leading cause of data breaches, report

Phishing scams and ransomware attacks may be grabbing the headlines, but for the financial sector lost or stolen mobile devices were the leading cause of data breaches over the last decade.

47% of NHS Trusts in England admit to falling victim to ransomware

47% of NHS Trusts in England admit to falling victim to ransomware

FOI request shows cyber assault on healthcare sector.

Verify service to be used outside of central government

Verify service to be used outside of central government

The interim boss of GOV.UK's Verify service is set to look for ways to use the identity-confirmation tools outside of central government.

UK 'too attractive' to DDoS attackers

UK 'too attractive' to DDoS attackers

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are on the up according to new research; and the UK is firmly in the crosshairs.

NEWS BRIEFS

Advocacy groups urge FCC to address connected car technology threat

Advocacy groups urge FCC to address connected car technology threat

Several public interest groups reached out to the FCC calling for action concerning the implementation of DSRC technology.

Baltimore PD overstepping its bounds with aerial surveillance: ACLU

Baltimore PD overstepping its bounds with aerial surveillance: ACLU

Baltimore police have been running an aerial surveillance program capable of tracking people and cars since early 2016, which is being paid for not by the city, but an unnamed private citizen and all of this has been done without public input.

VMware fixes flaws in Identity Manager, vRealize Automation

VMware fixes flaws in Identity Manager, vRealize Automation

VMware released security updates this week to address a local privilege escalation vulnerability in its VMware Identity Manager and vRealize Automation software, as well as a remote code execution vulnerability in the latter product.

Hackers exploit vBulletin flaw to access 27M accounts on 11 websites

Hackers exploit vBulletin flaw to access 27M accounts on 11 websites

Attackers used a flaw in the internet forum software vBulletin to breach 11 websites, exposing personal information of 27 million accounts.

DATA BREACH BLOG

Data breach hits Whitehead Nursing Home in Northern Ireland

A laptop taken home by an employee of the Whitehead Nursing Home was stolen.

Records exposed of 650K patients at Bon Secours

Patient records were compromised at Bon Secours, a nonprofit health care provider.

Banner Health data breach impacts 3.7 million

Phoenix-based Banner Health is notifying patients of a cyberattack that compromised patient records.

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