19 Aug Data Protection Weekly
Adobe Settles Claims for Massive Data Breach
Courthouse News Service
Adobe announced the security breach on Oct. 3, 2013, and said hackers had stolen 3 million credit and debit card records and login data from an …
“Target is pleased that we have reached a settlement agreement with Visa related to the data breach we experienced during the fourth quarter of 2013 …
The data also includes descriptions of what members were seeking. … Now they face the greatest fallout from the breach: public embarrassment, the …
U.Va. reports cyberattack on ID systems; US investigating
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia says it has been the target of a cyberattack originating in China. The university says no …
Hacktivists target Florida International University, University of Miami
“There was no sensitive information available on that website, so no data breach occurred,” FIU spokeswoman Isabel Gamarra said. “We immediately
Computer-Hacking Drone Unveiled at DEF CON
Product Design & Development
The company admits the drone could be alter for computer hacking. Computer networks with insufficient protection could soon be hacked by drones.
How Big Data Affects Health IT Privacy, Security
In the Health Big Data Recommendations report, the policy committee explained that the Privacy and Security Workgroup (PSWG) of the Health …
CBS46 News has learned about a nationwide data breach impacting one of the most trusted charitable organizations in the southeast.
Hacker breaks into Henderson computer server
Las Vegas Review-Journal
A computer hacker broke into a city of Henderson Web server and had access to data for nine days before being detected, officials said this week.
The information security landscape of the future
SC Magazine UK
Picture the scene: you’ve had to hire a data protection officer, you’ve got a strict plan in place to notify all of your customers about breaches as soon as …
… it accidentally gave out the names, social security numbers, ranks, and salaries of more than 1,000 employees at the Dixon and Lawrence prisons.
Digital privacy groups frequently claimed hundreds of companies were falsely claiming certification. The U.S. has a similarly maligned data protection …
State breach exposes personal, health data for 3000 Colorado residents
The Denver Post
Gov. John Hickenlooper’s administration revealed Monday that the state breach exposes personal and health data for 3,000 Colorado residents (Brent …
Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq.