Compiled By: Richard Sheinis, Esq.
Hyatt Reveals Data Breach Impacted About 250 Hotels: What You Need to Know
ABC News

A widespread malware attack on Hyatt Hotels last year hit about 250 locations worldwide — with nearly 100 of those in the United States — according to …

Medical Data Breaches at Blue Shield, New West Expose 46000 Customers’ Info
eSecurity Planet

A stolen laptop and a breach at a third-party vendor caused the data breaches. … Two health service providers recently acknowledged data breaches …

Is Your Home Router Vulnerable to Hackers?
Wall Street Journal

To test the extent of the problem, the Journal commissioned a computer-security researcher to evaluate 20 new popular wireless routers. The analysis …

US and EU firms warn of “enormous” consequences if data pact talks fail
Reuters

Under European Union data protection law, companies cannot transfer EU citizens’ personal data to countries outside the bloc deemed to have …

Trustwave sued over failure to stop security breach
ZDNet

Affinity says that a second cyberattack took place at the time Trustwave was analyzing the data breach, and alleges the security company missed this …

Suspect charged with theft in data breach
Clinton Herald

CEDAR FALLS (AP) – A 45-year-old man is facing federal theft charges related to a data breach at the University of Northern Iowa that was …

EU privacy regulators to meet February 2 on EU-US data transfers
Reuters

BRUSSELS European Union privacy regulators aim to agree next month on whether and how data transfers to the United States should continue as …

FDA outlines cybersecurity recommendations for medical device manufacturers
FDA.gov

The exploitation of cybersecurity vulnerabilities presents a potential risk to the … “Today’s draft guidance will build on the FDA’s existing efforts to safeguard patients from cyber threats by recommending medical device manufacturers …

MaineGeneral says computer breach included Social Security numbers
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

It shows that in December, MaineGeneral Health and subsidiaries reported the hacking of its network server and that the Belgrade Regional Health …