Aetna will pay a $17.1 million as part of a settlement for a July 2017 data breach that may have compromised the information of thousands of HIV patients.
A New Mexican city of roughly 45,000 people and an Indianan hospital operator have fallen victim to separate ransomware attacks this month. In other localized news, a data breach at a third-party educational testing service exposed information belonging to 52 students in New York State.
The 266-location Jason's Deli is notifying its customers that their payment card information may have been compromised through a point of sale data breach.
A newly proposed legislation introduced by two Democratic U.S. senators aims to impose stiff, mandatory penalties on credit reporting agencies (CRAs) like that fail to protect consumers' sensitive information from data breaches.
The Federal Trade commission fined toy firm VTech $650,000 as part of a settlement for violating a U.S. children's privacy laws.
More than 5.3 million residents of North Carolina were victims of data breaches in 2017 - an escalating trend that has prompted state Attorney General Josh Stein (D) and state Rep. Jason Saine (R) to introduce newly proposed legislation to prevent further incidents and protect the public.
The Inspector General's initial review indicated that the names, Medicaid ID numbers, birth dates, diagnoses, Social Security numbers, addresses, and medical conditions of up to 30,000 recipients "were accessed in part or full."
India's national ID database containing the information of nearly 1.2 billion people was breached with cybercriminals selling access to the information for $8.
More than 250,000 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees along with individuals involved in on-going DHS criminal investigations, including witnesses, had their personally identifiable information (PII) compromised in a data breach.
A POS malware infection was responsible for compromising payment card data collected at certain Forever 21 stores last year -- an attack that was exacerbated by a lack of encryption on some devices, the apparel retailer stated.
A one-time employee of Midwestern health care system SSM Health with legitimate access to thousands of patients' records allegedly violated HIPAA privacy regulations in a data breach incident, the St. Louis-based company disclosed on Dec. 29.
Rapper Cardi B is threatening legal action after hackers broke into her fiancé Offset's iCloud account to steal nude images of the female rapper.
Nissan Canada Finance (NCF) reported last week that it became aware on Dec. 11 of unauthorized access to personal information of some of its 1.13 million customers.
Following a pair of data breaches that potentially exposed highly sensitive student and employee information, the chief digital officer at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business has reportedly stepped down.
Uber reportedly funneled payment through the program - intended to encourage security researchers to find and disclose vulnerabilities - which is hosted by HackerOne.
Between the holiday shopping season now being in full swing and the growing number of retailers hit with data breaches Tripwire was surprised that a recent survey it conducted found a large percentage of retailers had no data breach response plan in place.
The University of Stanford announced that it has left sensitive student and staff data exposed on three separate occasions over the last year.
Three U.S. Senators have introduced a bill that would require jail time for corporate executives who do not notify consumers of a breach within 30 days.
U.K. Supermarket chain Morrison's was found liable, in a first of its kind data leak class action suit, for the actions of a former employee who stole and leaked company data.
The exposed data -- a whopping 111 GB worth - allegedly affects tens of thousands of consumers.
Firefox is testing out a warning system that will notify users when they visit sites that have been breached.
More than half of all Uber riders and drivers in the U.K. were impacted by the ride sharing company's data breach that was revealed last week.
U.S. senators on both sides of the aisle have sent letters to Uber demanding answers in the wake of the transportation company's disclosure that it had concealed an October 2016 hacking incident that compromised the information of 57 million customers and drivers.