The Latest in Tech Today

Personal Client Information Stolen from WRHA

Personal Client Information Stolen from WRHA

Who: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority # of Accounts Breached: 75 What was affected: Names and ward locations of clients When it happened: March 7, 2019 How it happened: The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says a bag was stolen last month containing the personal...

read more
Microfiche Data Lost During Move

Microfiche Data Lost During Move

Who: BC Pension Corporation # of Accounts Breached: 8,000 What happened: A box of microfiche the size of a Kleenex box disappeared during a recent office move in Victoria When it happened: January 28, 2019 How it happened: The BC Pension Corporation revealed in a...

read more
County Government Crippled by Ransomware Attack

County Government Crippled by Ransomware Attack

Who: Garfield County # of Accounts Breached: Undetermined What happened: A ransomware attack hit Garfield County’s computer systems, crippling them for weeks When it happened: 11 April 2019 How it happened: A ransomware attack hit Garfield County’s computer systems,...

read more
Phishing Attack Against Baystate Health

Phishing Attack Against Baystate Health

Who: Baystate Health of Springfield # of Accounts Breached: About 12,000 patients What happened: A phishing incident resulted in unauthorized access to the email accounts of several employees When it happened: Between Feb. 7 and March 7. How it happened: A phishing...

read more
Critical Microsoft Vulnerabilities

Critical Microsoft Vulnerabilities

 Our friends at Microsoft have another severe vulnerability that could bring the internet to its knees. It is essential that you STOP and PATCH your systems immediately! It does not require the user to do anything to begin an exploit from using this vulnerability to...

read more
Welch backs legislation to crack down on robocalls

Welch backs legislation to crack down on robocalls

Welch Backs LegislationTo Crack Down On RobocallsBURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Vermont Congressman Peter Welch is backing legislation to crack down on unwanted robocalls.   Welch says that in 2018, Americans received 47 billion robocalls, a 64 percent increase since 2016.The...

read more
Connected CounterTop Garden E-Commerce Site Hacked

Connected CounterTop Garden E-Commerce Site Hacked

Who: AeroGrow # of Accounts Breached: Undetermined What was affected: Credit card number, expiration date, and card verification value — also known as a security code When it happened: Between October 29, 2018,​ and March 4, 2019 How it happened: On March 4, 2019,...

read more
Those Annoying Robocalls

Those Annoying Robocalls

Those Annoying RobocallsThe top consumer complaint to the FCC is unwanted, illegal and spoofed robocalls. Complaints are on the rise from consumers whose numbers are being spoofed or whose calls are being mistakenly blocked or labeled as a possible scam call by a...

read more

Website of Bangladesh Oil Hacked, Twice

Who: Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation (Petrobangla) # of Accounts Breached: What was affected: Petrobangla’s website When it happened: April 7, 2019 How it happened: In the latest hacking incident, hackers using the name “N33LOB33” wrote on the website: “It...

read more
Taxpayer Information Stolen From Employee

Taxpayer Information Stolen From Employee

Who: The United Way of the Big Bend # of Records/People Affected: 64 Taxpayers When: 19 April 2019 What happened: A data security breach that occurred when taxpayer information was stolen from an employee in March. How Did it happen: The organization says that 64...

read more
Malcare WordPress Security