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Data Privacy And Security Weekly

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq.

Guitar Tuition Website Suffers Six-Month Data Breach
Infosecurity Magazine

Unauthorized access of TrueFire’s computer system went on for six months before the breach was detected on January 10, 2020. In a data breach …

US Health Agency Suffers Cyber-Attack During Covid-19 Outbreak
Bloomberg

The hack involved overloading the HHS servers with millions of hits over several hours. Paul Nakasone, who leads the National Security Agency and …

Uber files federal lawsuit against Los Angeles over location data privacy
CNET

Uber’s legal battle with Los Angeles is heating up, as the ride-hailing company looks to take its data privacy dispute to federal court. The company’s …

Take Your Medicine: Where There’s A Tablet There Must Be Security
Forbes

Unfortunately, doctors are not the only ones with their eyes set on tablets. Considering the devices hold a treasure trove of sensitive data, cyber criminals …

Blisk browser left open, 2.9 million records exposed
SC Magazine (press release) (blog)

The web-development browser Blisk suffered a data breach leaking more … It appears that no matter what security measures you put in place while …

Working from home: Cybersecurity tips for remote workers
ZDNet

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has also issued a similar warning about coronavirus-themed phishing attacks. ENISA’s other security …

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Cyber Attack Results in Defense Contractor Paying $500000 Ransom
Security Boulevard

T-Mobile Falls Pray to Second Security Breach in Six Months; International Airline, Cathay Pacific, Fined as Breach Exposes 9.4 Million Customers …

College of DuPage data security breach could affect 1700 current, former employees
Chicago Daily Herald

Personal and tax information for more than 1,700 current and former employees of the College of DuPage may have been impacted by a recent data …

Calif. man loses $1 million life savings in cell phone hack, sues AT&T
WBAY

Truglia was charged on multiple counts, including computer crime with the intent to defraud. He pleaded not guilty. Ross says he doesn’t know if he’ll get …

Coronavirus-themed phishing attacks and hacking campaigns are on the rise
ZDNet

Once opened, these infect the PC with malware that can be used to exploit the infected victim. SEE: Cybersecurity: Let’s get tactical (ZDNet/ …

Online printing site Doxzoo exposed thousands of customer files
TechCrunch

By the time that the company secured the bucket, it contained more than … “We have already sought guidance from the ICO on our data security and …

Coronavirus hospital suspends activity over cyberattack
TechRadar

Brno University Hospital in the Czech Republic has incurred a crippling cyberattack in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, causing it to suspend …