Data Protection Weekly

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq.

Third man arrested over TalkTalk hack as Vodafone reveals cyberattack of its own 

Yet another UK telecom company has fallen victim to hackers. … The unnamed 20-year-old was arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act …

Healthcare Data Security: All Trick and no Treat
Healthcare Informatics (blog)

But no matter which scary flick I choose, perhaps nothing will be scarier than something I saw recently on healthcare data security. Here’s what I’m

Data Breach at Web Host Exposes 13 Million Passwords in Plain Text 
eSecurity Planet

The data, which appears to have been stolen in March 2015, includes names, … Hunt was alerted to the breach by an anonymous note stating, “Hey, …

St. Francis: Employee fired after data breach, SLED investigating 
WHNS Greenville

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System is actively investigating a data breach by a former employee after they said she accessed nearly 2,000 medical …

Barclays debit card issues ‘were not result of cyber attack’, bank says as systems return to normal 
Evening Standard

Barclays has moved to reassure customers that the systems failure it was hit by this afternoon was not the work of hackers. Asked if it had identified the …

Emerging Cyber Threats For 2016, According To Georgia Tech Institute Of Technology
Tom’s Hardware

Wenke Lee, professor of computer science at the Georgia Institute of … Much of the cyber espionage and nation state hacking activity has been …

Nebraskan pleads guilty to hacking computers at Iowa college 
Scottsbluff Star Herald

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) – Prosecutors say a Nebraska man who didn’t get the promotion he wanted at an Iowa college has been convicted of hacking …

Vodafone warns more than 1800 customers of hacking

Vodafone has warned 1,827 customers that hackers have accessed their accounts, but insists that the mobile operator’s systems were not breached.

A KKK Leader Says You Shouldn’t Believe Anonymous

The Knights’ membership data is kept on two computers that are immune to Internet hacking, Robb said. “One computer is right here in my house and …

Cyber attack hits Salt Lake City School District’s website, phones, grading system 
Deseret News

A cyber attack that began Friday afternoon overwhelmed the Salt Lake City School District’s website, phone system, and PowerSchool grading and …

ShowTix4U ticket website customers warned following data breach 

A Nevada based online ticket sales service used heavily in Central Wisconsin says it has had a data breach, exposing some of its customers to an …

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