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Bits ‘n Pieces (Trozos y Piezas)

CR: CONASSIF Hacked With Chinese Characters El Consejo Nacional de Supervisión del Sistema Financiero (CONASSIF) is involved with the Costa Rican financial system. On March 20, the Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRT-CR) on the website of the Ministry of Science, Innovation, Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT), issued an alert involving the website of CONASSIF...

Rio Tinto data vendor GoAnywhere’s possible breach spotted in Jan-end

CNA reports: U.S. cybersecurity firm Fortra said suspicious activity was identified within its GoAnywhere software nearly two months ago, a day after Rio Tinto in a staff memo said personal data of some of its Australian employees may have been stolen. The internal memo seen by Reuters on Thursday revealed payroll information, like payslips...

Medical technology regulations and the NHS

From Parliament: A debate has been scheduled for 4.30pm on Tuesday 28 March on medical technology regulations and the NHS. The debate will be opened by Dame Caroline Dinenage MP. The Library will produce briefing ahead of this debate, and this page will be updated when it is published.

Warning to Seniors: Personal Data of 254K Medicare Beneficiaries at Risk After Breach

Casey Harper reports that Congress finally got around to questioning CMS about a ransomware attack on Healthcare Management Solutions, a CMS subcontractor. The attack involved Medicare and Medicaid numbers. Hundreds of thousands of Americans’ personal information is at risk after Medicare’s data was breached. Now, lawmakers want answers. House Committee on Oversight and Accountability...

Kids tech camp iD Tech still silent weeks after data breach

Zack Whittaker reports: Parents are still looking for answers weeks after hackers stole the personal data of thousands of users from kids’ tech coding camp iD Tech, with some fearing that their children’s data was compromised in the data breach. iD Tech, which provides on-campus classes and online tech and coding courses for kids,...

Shoreline College website hacked; officials investigating

Monica Velez reports: A ransomware attack has forced the majority of Shoreline Community College students and staff to transition to remote work until further notice, officials confirmed Thursday. Local and federal officials are investigating. Although Shoreline’s campus remains open, the website is down and Wi-Fi on campus is inaccessible. The Parent Child Center remains open. Classes...