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Hackers

Read: Hackers Offer College Applicants Chance to Buy Admissions Files

Hackers Offer College Applicants Chance to Buy Admissions Files

Hackers breached the systems of three private U.S. colleges and sent out suspicious emails to applicants asking for a ransom.

Read: Chinese Hackers Target 27 Universities to Acquire Military Technology

Chinese Hackers Target 27 Universities to Acquire Military Technology

Over two dozen universities in the U.S. and around the world have been singled out for access to maritime military research.

Read: Community Health System to Pay $4.5M in HIPAA Breach Lawsuit

Community Health System to Pay $4.5M in HIPAA Breach Lawsuit

Community Health System agreed to the settlement following a data breach in 2014 that compromised millions of patient’s information.

Read: Hackers Are Selling Patient Data for as Little as $1 on Dark Web

Hackers Are Selling Patient Data for as Little as $1 on Dark Web

On the dark web, Social Security numbers are sold for approximately $1 while credit card information is priced at about $110.

Read: Hacker Gets 10 Years for DDoS Attack on Children’s Hospitals

Hacker Gets 10 Years for DDoS Attack on Children’s Hospitals

Martin Gottesfeld hacked into the Boston Children’s Hospital IT system in protest of the treatment of a patient, Justina Pelletier.

Read: Hacked! The 21 Most Devastating Cyber Attacks of 2018

Hacked! The 21 Most Devastating Cyber Attacks of 2018

Here are some of the most serious cyber attacks from 2018, as well as ways to protect yourself and your organization.

Read: San Diego USD Hacked, 10 Years’ Worth of Data Stolen

San Diego USD Hacked, 10 Years’ Worth of Data Stolen

Officials say that a hacker gained access to the personal information of over 500,000 San Diego Unified students and staff.

Read: Don’t Try This at Home: The 25 Worst Passwords of 2018

Don’t Try This at Home: The 25 Worst Passwords of 2018

After evaluating over 5 million passwords, SplashData estimates almost 10% of people have used at least one of the 25 worst passwords on this year’s list.

Read: Hackers Steal Over $800K From Cape Cod Community College

Hackers Steal Over $800K From Cape Cod Community College

The bank has been able to get back $278,887 so far after a cyber attack was able to hack the school’s banking information.

Read: Ransomware Attack Interferes With Ohio Hospital’s Emergency Services

Ransomware Attack Interferes With Ohio Hospital’s Emergency Services

Quick responses and strong security defenses resulted in little impact on the hospitals, who refused to pay the cyber attacker’s ransom.

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