Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq. MD Anderson appeals $4.3M HIPAA penalty Becker's Hospital Review HHS slapped MD Anderson with the fine after MD Anderson reported three data breaches that involved unencrypted devices. An investigation spurred

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq. Largest Leak in History: Email Data Breach Exposes Over Two Billion Personal Records CPO Magazine The size and scope of data breaches continues to grow. The new world record has been set by email marketing service Verifications.io, thanks to

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq. BREAKING: Data breach exposes up to 1.3M Georgia Tech faculty, students Atlanta Journal Constitution A Georgia Tech database breach has exposed the personal information of up to 1.3 million current and former facility members, students, staff and

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq. Global aluminum giant hit by "severe" and "extensive" cyberattack CBS News One of the world's biggest producers of aluminum is struggling to control what a company executive called a "severe" cyberattack that's threatening its

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq. Chinese Data Breach Exposes 'Breed Ready' Status Of Almost 2 Million Women Forbes “In China, they have a shortage of women," tweeted Dutch ethical hacker Victor Gevers over the weekend. " So an organization started to build a

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq. Rush reports data breach involving 45000 patients Hartford Courant

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq.  UConn Health notifies up to 326000 patients of data breach Becker's Hospital Review Farmington-based University of Connecticut Health sent letters to up to 326,000 patients notifying them of a recent data security incident. A third party

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq. Wendy's to pay $50M in data breach settlement SC Magazine (press release) (blog) Wendy's has agreed to pay $50 million to settle negligence claims following its 2015-2016 data breach that affected more than 1,000 of the burger

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq. Russia's plan to disconnect from Internet raises Great Firewall fears Fox News Meanwhile, a group of NATO countries is reportedly considering a more aggressive response to state-sponsored computer hacking and cyber attacks. EU Considers Response to China Hacking After UK Evidence, Sources Say Bloomberg That can give hackers access to a subject's computer and allow them to steal user names and passwords, files and other information. The U.S.