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 settles with Visa over data breach

“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 …

Hackers Finally Post Stolen Ashley Madison Data

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
Washington Post

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 
Local 10

“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 …

Data breach impacts 6000 Georgians, including Salvation Army

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 …

Data Breach Involves Dixon Prison Employees 

… it accidentally gave out the names, social security numbers, ranks, and salaries of more than 1,000 employees at the Dixon and Lawrence prisons.

Security firm settles with FTC over data protection agreement 
The Hill

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.