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Huge Serious Breach of Email Addresses

Huge Serious Breach of Email Addresses

Who: Collection #1 data breach # of Accounts Breached: 772,904,991 What was affected: Email addresses and passwords How it happened: “Collection #1 data breach” is made up of data stolen from numerous different data breaches. In all, there are 1.16 billion unique...

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Washington Health Care Provider Succumbs to Phishing Attack

Washington Health Care Provider Succumbs to Phishing Attack

Who: Chaplaincy Health Care # of Accounts Breached: Roughly 1,080 patients. What was affected: Although it appears the schemers only were looking for more email contacts, the employee’s inbox had some patient information, including names, birth dates, partial Social...

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Accidental Information Leak Exposes Student Information

Accidental Information Leak Exposes Student Information

Who: Mandan High School # of Accounts Breached: 1.024 What was affected: Students, addresses, phone numbers, PowerSchool ID's, Department of Public Instruction State ID's, student schedules and locker combinations. When it happened: January 07, 2019 How it happened:...

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Insurance Policy Applicants Exposed in Bankers Life Breach

Insurance Policy Applicants Exposed in Bankers Life Breach

Who: Humana/Banker’s Life # of Accounts Breached What was affected: Applicants’ name, address, date of birth, last four digits of Social Security number, and some information about the health insurance policy (such as the type and cost of the coverage, and application...

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Telephone Scammers on NH Today WGIR-AM: [03/04/2019]

Telephone Scammers on NH Today WGIR-AM: [03/04/2019]

Telephone Scammers on NH Today WGIR-AM: [03/04/2019] On This Episode... Craig is on with Jack Heath as they discussed the email and phone scams that are happening right now, as well as the new hoax circulating, the Momo challenge. Related Articles We Just Got a...

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Stolen Laptop with Unencrypted Disk Leads to PHI Exposure

Stolen Laptop with Unencrypted Disk Leads to PHI Exposure

Who: Solis Mammography # of Accounts Breached: Approx. 500 patients What was affected: Patients’ names, dates of birth, insurance information, laboratory results, imaging, and other items. When it happened: October 17, 2018 How it happened: On October 17, 2018, a...

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Conservative US Senator Twitter Account Hacked

Conservative US Senator Twitter Account Hacked

Who: Senator Linda Frum’s Twitter account # of Accounts Breached: 1 What was affected: Senator Linda Frum’s Twitter account When it happened: January 6, 2019 How it happened: Conservative Senator Linda Frum’s Twitter account was hacked Sunday night, with those...

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Significant Losses Due to Security Breach at Cryptopia

Significant Losses Due to Security Breach at Cryptopia

Who: Cryptopia # of Accounts Breached: Undisclosed When it happened: January 14, 2019 How it happened: On the afternoon of January 14, Cryptopia announced on its Twitter page that the exchange is going through unscheduled maintenance and it is working on resuming the...

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CyberGuerrilla hacks Italian State Police Union

CyberGuerrilla hacks Italian State Police Union

Who: Italian Trade Union of State Police Officers # of Accounts Breached: Over 200 police officers. What was affected: Full names and personal email addresses. Hackers also posted the user login name and password of 26 website administrators. When it happened:...

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Fire at Fire Training School Personal Information Exposed

Fire at Fire Training School Personal Information Exposed

Who: Detroit Fire Department What was affected: Personal information, payroll information When it happened: January 2019 How it happened: Personal information of firefighters was strewn across the floor at the old fire training academy days after a fire there and 3...

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County Online Payment System Breached

County Online Payment System Breached

Who: Hanover County What was affected: All credit card information entered into the Click2Gov system for utility and building inspection payments between approximately August 1, 2018, and January 9, 2019. This information includes customer names, credit card number,...

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Technical Glitch Affects Vendors on Amazon India Site

Technical Glitch Affects Vendors on Amazon India Site

Who: Amazon India What was affected: The merchant tax reports that were accidentally passed on to unintended recipients contained data including sales, category-wise split, and inventory data. When it happened: January 2019 How it happened: Sources in the know of the...

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We Just Got a Phishing E-mail from Apple

We Just Got a Phishing E-mail from Apple

 And it looks legit, unless…  Hey, it’s not the first time that the first glance at an email fooled me. Today’s Phishing scams look a lot like legitimate emails. They’re gaining in sophistication every day. And today we got one from Apple. Do you have an iTunes...

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China’s Tech Firms Are Mapping Pig Faces

China’s Tech Firms Are Mapping Pig Faces

China’s Tech Firms Are Mapping Pig FacesA database of every pig’s face. Voice scans that detect hogs with a cough. Robots that dispense just the right amount of feed. This could be China’s pig farm of the future. Chinese companies are pushing facial and voice...

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