Data Breaches

Read: Hackers Leak LAUSD Data After Refusal to Pay Ransomware

Hackers Leak LAUSD Data After Refusal to Pay Ransomware

LAUSD Superintendent Alberto Carvalho said he doesn’t think employee data was leaked but that he is “less certain” about student data.

Read: UPDATE: Hackers Demand Ransom from Los Angeles Schools

UPDATE: Hackers Demand Ransom from Los Angeles Schools

Federal agencies warn that the threat actor Vice Society has been “disproportionately targeting the education sector” with its ransomware attacks.

Read: Notorious Russian Hackers Have Found a New Way to Attack Our Networks

Notorious Russian Hackers Have Found a New Way to Attack Our Networks

Microsoft is urging customers to harden their Active Directory Federation Services servers and make sure attackers can’t gain administrative access.

Read: Study Finds Ransomware, Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Are on the Rise

Study Finds Ransomware, Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Are on the Rise

For the first half of 2022, there were 10,666 new ransomware variants observed, compared to just 5,400 in the second half of 2021.

Read: IBM Report: Data Breach Costs Reach All-Time High

IBM Report: Data Breach Costs Reach All-Time High

For the twelfth year in a row, healthcare saw the costliest breaches among all industries with the average cost reaching $10.1 million per breach.

Read: 820,000 New York Public School Students’ Data Compromised

820,000 New York Public School Students’ Data Compromised

NYC school officials want their software provider investigated for allegedly misleading them about its data security protocols.

Read: UPDATE: Cybersecurity Experts Warn Ukraine, Russia Crisis Could Result in U.S. Cyberattacks

UPDATE: Cybersecurity Experts Warn Ukraine, Russia Crisis Could Result in U.S. Cyberattacks

National security experts believe Russia could conduct a cyberattack against the U.S. if it feels it’s threatened by the U.S. response to a possible Russian invasion of the Ukraine.

Read: Data of More Than 1.3 Million Patients Exposed in Broward Health Breach

Data of More Than 1.3 Million Patients Exposed in Broward Health Breach

In the breach, patient names, Social Security numbers, medical information and other valuable information was exposed.

Read: Survey: Only 44% of Patients Trust Healthcare Providers to Safeguard PII

Survey: Only 44% of Patients Trust Healthcare Providers to Safeguard PII

Transparency in how patient information is stored is one way healthcare providers can maintain patient trust, the new report says.

Read: 85% of Healthcare IT Pros Have Seen Increased Cyber Risk in Past Year

85% of Healthcare IT Pros Have Seen Increased Cyber Risk in Past Year

A survey on healthcare cybersecurity was distributed to 400 healthcare IT professionals and 2,030 general respondents.

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