Oct 312014
 

Readers may recall that US Investigations Services, LLC, the contractor who conducted personnel background checks for the Department of Homeland Security, detected a hack in June. The breach affected 27,000 DHS employees. For some reason, USIS is now first sending a copy of a notification letter to the California Attorney General’s web site and to the New [...]

Oct 312014
 

Sarah Stultz reports: Freeborn County administration is investigating a suspected data breach within law enforcement, according to Administrator John Kluever. He said he and other information technology staff are looking into the possibility that someone was unnecessarily viewing open investigation files and disseminating parts of those files in the public. He declined to comment on [...]

Oct 312014
 

An update to this breach post. PA HomePage reports:  The district has  confirmed  that student names, school district ID numbers, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, and social security numbers from the school’s food service account were accessed through  the school’s network. Read more on PA HomePage. In partial response, the district has stopped including [...]