November 26, 2013
A student at Sachem North High School has been charged with computer trespass, a felony, for allegedly hacking into a district computer and accessing private student records.
October 23, 2013
Police have accused a man of stealing two laptops from an administration building of AHMC Healthcare, compromising 729,000 patient files.
October 2, 2013
Holy Cross Hospital has fired one of its employees for inappropriately accessing almost 10,000 patient records.
August 15, 2013
Staff members at the University of Michigan could possibly become victims of identity theft after receiving spear phishing E-mails that allowed hackers to redirect pay deposits or obtain Social Security numbers.
August 2, 2013
Hackers have launched a cyber attack on a University of Delaware computer system, which has exposed as many as 72,000 people to identity theft.
July 18, 2013
Research universities nationwide are tightening security and constricting their culture of openness as numerous campuses are being subjected to millions of cyber-attacks on a weekly basis.
July 1, 2013
A man accused of using personal information of as many of 20 Baptist Health System West Kendall patients to file unauthorized tax returns was sentenced to 31 months in jail.
June 26, 2013
Personal information of teacher preparation program participants was exposed on the Internet during a transfer of data between servers housed at Florida State University (FSU), the entity performing work under contract with the Florida Department of Education.
June 5, 2013
Bons Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital officials will notify roughly 5,000 patients of a security breach caused by two employees’ inappropriate access to patients’ electronic health records.
May 23, 2013
Here are five tips for handling smartphone digital evidence recovered from subjects.
April 30, 2013
Universities must do a better job of controlling the security risks associated with personal smartphones and tablets.
April 25, 2013
Most of the data breaches in 2012 were accomplished using tactics that don’t require much technological know-how, according to a recently released cyber security study.
April 8, 2013
A former employee at the University of Florida (UF) Medical Clinic has been arrested for breaching the data of nearly 15,000 patients as part of an identity theft ring.
February 7, 2013
Twelve people filed a lawsuit Tuesday against North Shore University Hospital, following a security breach where medical records with personal information were stolen.
January 24, 2013
Officials at Montfort Hospital have issued an apology letter to its patients after a hospital employee lost an unsecured USB data key that contained information on more than 25,000 individuals.
January 4, 2013
The Hospice of North Idaho (HONI) has agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) $50,000 to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Security Rule. This is the first settlement involving a breach of unprotected electronic protected health information (ePHI) affecting fewer than 500 individuals.
December 12, 2012
Police have arrested seven people in connection with a massive identity theft ring that links back to the Louisiana State University (LSU) Hospital System. Nearly 400 victims in 12 states have been affected by the scheme.
December 12, 2012
Carolinas Medical Center-Randolph has contacted as many as 5,600 patients, whose private information may have been compromised, of a security breach by an unauthorized electronic intruder.
November 20, 2012
An expelled North Eugene High School student who breached the Eugene School District 4J’s computer system, posting students’ confidential information, including names, addresses and Social Security numbers, pleaded guilty Thursday to felony computer crime.
November 19, 2012
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