Dec 142018
 

Jasper Lindell reports: ActewAGL has confirmed 400 electricity, gas and water customers have received bundles of bills addressed to other utility customers in a massive privacy breach affecting 6000 customers in the ACT and NSW. ActewAGL notified the Privacy Commissioner of the breach after it became aware of the mistake on Wednesday and had set up […]

Dec 142018
 

Hilary Bird reports: An N.W.T man says he found hundreds of confidential medical records at the Fort Simpson dump. The documents contain detailed information about patients’ mental health and history of drug use, including applications to addictions treatment facilities, progress reports from those facilities, and detailed notes from one-on-one counselling sessions. The documents, many of […]

Dec 142018
 

Todd Wallack reports: Save the Children Federation, one of the country’s best-known charities said it was the victim of a $1 million cyberscam last year. The Connecticut-based nonprofit said hackers broke into a worker’s e-mail, posed as an employee, and created false invoices and other documents, to fool the charity into sending nearly $1 million […]

Dec 132018
 

Sergiu Gatlan reports: According to the Ministry’s public statement, the hackers managed to get their hands on the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of all people who had an account on the French Ariane emergency contact database.  The platform is used by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs to allow citizens traveling abroad to […]

Dec 132018
 

One of the newer incidents appearing on HHS’s public breach tool this week is a report from Mind & Motion, LLC in Georgia.  Mind & Motion offers various types of therapeutic modalities.  On September 30th, 2018,  they discovered that their server had been attacked with ransomware. In a notification to patients, they write: We have […]