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Large Data Breach affects Chicago Hospital Chain

Large Data Breach affects Chicago Hospital Chain

Who: RUSH Hospitals and Medical Centers When: 4 March 2019 # of records involved: 45,000 Patients What happened: The personal information of about 45,000 Rush patients may have been compromised in a data breach How did it happen: The exposed data may include names,...

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Title: NJ Students Gain Access to School Computers

Title: NJ Students Gain Access to School Computers

Who: Elizabeth NJ Public School System When: Mar 22, 2019 # of records involved: Limited What happened: Several high school students are in hot water after they were able to log into their schools’ computer systems to change grades and attendance records. How did it...

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Third Party EMR Vendor Experiences Massive Breach

Third Party EMR Vendor Experiences Massive Breach

Who: Meditab Software Inc. and MedPharm Services When: Mar 19, 2019 # of records involved: 6,000,000 Medical records of 2,200 healthcare hospitals, pharmacies, ​and doctors offices) What happened: Meditab provides the electronic medical record (EMR) and practice...

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Cloud Adoption On The Rise, It Pros Unsure Of Risk

Cloud Adoption On The Rise, It Pros Unsure Of Risk

Cloud Adoption On The Rise, IT Pros Unsure Of Risk Even though misconfigurations in public clouds create risks to enterprise security, a new study found that more than half of IT professionals do not really understand the risks inherent in public cloud...

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Islamic Bank Breached through Internal Systems

Islamic Bank Breached through Internal Systems

Who: Meezan Bank # of Accounts Breached: 260,000 Card Present payment cards What was affected: Card Present payment cards When it happened: Between October 26, 2018 and February 25, 2019 How it happened: Over the past few months, there have been reports suggesting...

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Hackers Sell Company Websites Data on Dark Web

Hackers Sell Company Websites Data on Dark Web

Who: Dubsmash, MyFitnessPal, MyHeritage, ShareThis, HauteLook, Animoto, EyeEm, 8fit, Whitepages, Fotolog, 500px, Armor Games, BookMate, CoffeeMeetsBagel, Artsy, and DataCamp. # of Accounts Breached: 617 million Dubsmash (162 million), MyFitnessPal (151 million),...

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Bullied Student Creates Hit List Using Teachers Credentials

Bullied Student Creates Hit List Using Teachers Credentials

Who: Columbus City Preparatory School for Boys Date: 25 March 2019 # of Records: 60 What Happened: A 13-year-old student at the Columbus City Preparatory School for Boys is under investigation for using his teacher's credentials to get into the district's system. How...

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Boston Public Defenders Office Hit with Ransomware

Boston Public Defenders Office Hit with Ransomware

Who: Boston Public Defenders Office Date: 15 March 2019 # of Records: Unknown What Happened: Boston public defenders Office suffered a ransomware attack How it Happened: Private attorneys tapped to work for indigent clients receive a small fee from the government....

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Popular Donut Chain Affected by Credential Stuffing Attack

Popular Donut Chain Affected by Credential Stuffing Attack

Who: Dunkin Donuts # of Records: 1200 Loyalty Club Members Date: 12 Feb 2019 What Happened: Hackers are conducting credential stuffing attacks to infiltrate customer loyalty accounts How Did it Happen: Hackers break into accounts and sell access to the hacked accounts...

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Home Decorating Site Breached

Home Decorating Site Breached

Who: Houzz # of Records: Extent Unknown Date: 1 Feb 2019 What Happened: Third Parties gained access to a file How Did it Happen: Third parties gained access to a file that contained publicly visible user data in addition to private account information, including user...

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