Data Protection Weekly

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq.

Chipotle Says Hackers Hit Most Restaurants in Data Breach

Hackers used malware to steal customer payment data from most of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc’s (CMG.N) restaurants over a span of three weeks, the …

New Security Guidelines Released for Hospitals
Suffolk News-Herald

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, there have been 676 data breaches in the United States this year as of May 23, with more than 10 …

Molina Healthcare, a Top Obamacare Insurer, Investigates Breach of Patients’ Data

The company said Friday that it closed the online portal for medical claims and other customer information while it examined a “security vulnerability.

Over 8,600 Security Flaws Found in Pacemaker Systems
Bleeping Computer

Security researchers from WhiteScope have uncovered over 8,600 vulnerabilities … Last but not least, pacemaker systems stored data on unencrypted …

Augusta University Announces Limited  Data Breach
The Augusta Chronicle

Augusta University officials have completed an investigation into a breach of … Compromised accounts contained varying amounts of data on patients, …

Alleged Yahoo Hacker Will Fight Decision to Deny Him Bail
CTV News

Alleged Yahoo hacker will fight decision to deny him bail … two of them allegedly officers of Russia’s Federal Security Service for computer hacking, …

Hackers Hide Cyberattacks in Social  Media Posts
New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO – It took only one attempt for Russian hackers to make their way into the computer of a Pentagon official. But the attack didn’t come …

Target Paying Additional $18.5M for Data Breach Settlement
Hardware Retailing

Target will be paying $18.5 million to states throughout the U.S. as part of settling lawsuits connected with a 2013 data breach that exposed 60 million …

Insertion of Computer Virus Suspected in Manitoba Health Region Privacy Breach
CTV News

BRANDON, Man. — More than 1,500 patients and staff have been notified of a privacy breach at a regional health authority that covers a large area of …

FBI Probing Attempted Hack of Trump Organization, Officials Say
ABC News

Officials briefed on the meeting said the discussion centered on a suspected hack of computer systems used by the international real estate holding …