Identity Theft

Read: FBI-related Hack Exposes Personal Info of Over 23,000 People

FBI-related Hack Exposes Personal Info of Over 23,000 People

The stolen materials include names, jobs, email addresses, and for some, street addresses, of over 23,000 people, 1,000 of which are in law enforcement.

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: 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: Former CPS IT Worker Accused of Stealing Personal Files from Database

Former CPS IT Worker Accused of Stealing Personal Files from Database

The files contained personal information such as background checks and employee ID numbers of tens of thousands of CPS workers.

Read: How to Spot a Fake ID

How to Spot a Fake ID

Catch a fake ID by using the F.L.A.G. system.

Read: Patients Sue Prince George’s Hospital After OB-GYN Faked Identity

Patients Sue Prince George’s Hospital After OB-GYN Faked Identity

A former OB-GYN obtained his medical license using a fake name and a fake Social Security number and also had a false passport, visa and birth certificate.

Read: WSU Stolen Hard Drive Contained Over One Million People’s Personal Data

WSU Stolen Hard Drive Contained Over One Million People’s Personal Data

The stolen hard drive contained information such as Social Security numbers and personal health information.

Read: Fla. Hospital Secretary Involved in Massive Patient ID Theft Case

Fla. Hospital Secretary Involved in Massive Patient ID Theft Case

The secretary is accused of stealing patient information and giving it to accomplices to commit tax fraud.

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