In December 2013, Cottage Health System disclosed a breach involving PHI. Two years later, we learned of a second breach. And now two years after that, we hear that Cottage Health has settled charges arising from those breaches. From the state’s press release: California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Wednesday announced a $2 million settlement with […]
John McPhee reports: Dalhousie University is contacting people whose private information was inadvertently put into a computer file accessible to faculty, staff and students. The university discovered the problem last March but letters informing people of the problem have been arriving just this week. Read more in The Chronicle Herald.
HackRead reports: Mozilla is joining hands with popular data breach notification website HaveIBeenPwned.com (HIBP) to send an in-browser alert to Firefox browser users if they are visiting a site that was previously hacked and whether their login credentials have been involved in a data breach. “This is an addon that I’m going to be using for prototyping […]
Nov. 22 – The YMCA of Central Florida (YMCA), today announced it is notifying individuals related to an isolated security incident involving certain personal information. Information accessed may have contained consumers’ names, and/or Social Security Number, driver’s license or other government issued identification, passport, financial account number, payment card number, health information, or health insurance […]
To those celebrating today: Happy Thanksgiving, and may your day be a great one with family and friends. News updates will resume tonight, but right now, I’ve got to get back to cooking and preparations!