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NASA Denies Hackers Hijacked Its Drone

 Posted by at 7:07 am  Exposure, Government Sector, Hack, U.S.  Comments Off on NASA Denies Hackers Hijacked Its Drone
Feb 032016
 

There’s an update to a previously claimed hack involving NASA. Thomas CLaburn reports that NASA is investigating a claimed hack, but denies that its drone was hacked: “Control of our Global Hawk aircraft was not compromised,” said Beutel. “NASA has […]

Hackers claim to have hacked NASA, hijacked one of its drones (UPDATED)

 Posted by at 8:47 am  Government Sector, Hack, U.S.  Comments Off on Hackers claim to have hacked NASA, hijacked one of its drones (UPDATED)
Feb 022016
 

Update:  See NASA Denies Hackers Hijacked Its Drone. Help Net Security writes: AnonSec hackers claim that they have breached a number of US NASA’s systems, and they have published a data trove containing video recordings made by the agency’s aircrafts and […]

Prescription Database Privacy Case Heads For Legal Showdown

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Oct 082014
 

Alison Diana reports: To combat “doctor shopping,” “pill mills,” and addiction to medications such as pain and anti-anxiety pills, many states have created databases that track the doctors who prescribe and patients who take these medications. Used by pharmacies and […]

Insecure Communications Costly For Hospitals

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Jul 292014
 

Alison Diana reports: When a doctor treating a North Carolina nursing home patient asked a nurse to text the resident’s lab results, only the two authorized medical professionals saw the message — but the residential facility ended up paying a […]

Social Science Site Using Azure Loses Data

 Posted by at 8:29 am  Breach Incidents, Business Sector  Comments Off on Social Science Site Using Azure Loses Data
May 182014
 

Charles Babcock reports: Dedoose, a social science data company, has lost some of its customers’ data while operating on the Microsoft Azure cloud. “This is a horrible moment for our company. We have never lost data or had a breach,” […]