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Massachusetts Hospital falls Victim to Phishing Attack

Who: Baystate Health of Springfield # of Records/People Affected: 12,000 When: 8 April 2019 What happened: Data breach exposed information about some 12,000 patients. How Did it happen: A phishing incident resulted in unauthorized access to the email accounts of...

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Ransomware Attack Shutsdown Michigan County Government

Who: Genesee County # of Accounts Breached: undetermined What has affected​: Genesee County, Michigan was hit with a ransomware attack When it happened: April 2, 2019 How it happened: They say a virus found its way into their system and held data Tuesday, demanding...

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Dell Computers come pre-loaded with 100% vulnerability

 Many computers come pre-installed with software or applications that can make your life easier. I have warned you before about some of these types of ‘bloatware’ and why you might want to be wary of it. The idea behind Dells’ SupportAssist app was to warn you about...

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Fine Arts in Atlanta Brought Down by Security Breach

Who: Woodruff Arts Center # of Records/People Affected: Undetermined When: 26 April 2019 What happened: A security breach after an unauthorized third party caused a massive network outage, affecting many of the center's operations and systems. How Did it happen: The...

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Facebook’s Troubles on NH Today WGIR-AM: [05/06/2019]

Facebook's Troubles on NH Today WGIR-AM: [05/06/2019]On This Episode...How is a world class trainer using tech and social media to help people achieve their goals? Listen in as I talk with Oonagh Duncan about her business Fit Feels Good. Congrats to Ajit Pai and...

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Virus Infects City Network Shutting It Down

Who: Augusta, ME Municipal Operations # of Records/People Affected: Undetermined When: 18 April 2019 What happened: A nasty, intentionally deployed virus shut down public safety computers and made the city's entire network unusable. How Did it happen: A piece of...

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Medical Service Provider hit by Ransomware

Who: Doctor’s Management Service # of Records/People Affected: 38 Healthcare Centers When: 25 April 2019 What happened: ​Medical billing service provider ‘Doctors’ Management Service’ suffered a ransomware attack compromising patients’ data from a number of its...

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