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Identity Theft

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.

Gov. Announces OPM Hack Stole 5.6 Million Fingerprints

The new figure blows away previous estimates made by the government this summer.

Biometrics Is Helping Defend Against Cyber Attacks in Healthcare

Medical companies have begun deploying biometrics systems as part of their cybersecurity measures.

Hospital Employee Improperly Accesses Records of 692 Patients

An employee has been dismissed from University Hospitals in Cleveland after it was discovered that the employee improperly viewed electronic medical records containing the personal information of hundreds of patients.

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