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Data Protection Weekly

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq.

Chipotle Says Hackers Hit Most Restaurants in Data Breach
Reuters

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
News-Medical.net

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 …