Jan 182019
 

WVLT reports: Employees with the City of Knoxville received a notification on Thursday that their private information, including their Social Security numbers, may have been revealed after data was ‘inadvertently’ posted on a procurement website. According to a city spokesperson, last year, personal information of employees who were employed as of Feb. 1, 2018, was […]

Jan 182019
 

HIPAA Journal reports: Lebanon VA Medical Center in Pennsylvania has discovered the protected health information of hundreds of elderly patients has been impermissibly disclosed to a family member of a veteran. In November 2018, a member of staff at Lebanon VA Medical Center emailed a document to a family member of a veteran who was […]

Jan 182019
 

Dallas, TX, January 18, 2019 –(PR.com)– All-Star Orthopaedics is notifying individuals that a hard drive with patient data was stolen on November 20, 2018. At this time, All-Star Orthopaedics has no indication that the private information has been accessed or misused. On November 20, 2019 (sic), All-Star Orthopaedics discovered a hard drive containing x-rays and […]

Jan 172019
 

Update:  The hospital later issued a statement indicating that some elective surgeries and appointments were being rescheduled. As reported on Sudbury.com: Certain elective procedures and surgeries in the next 24-48 hours may be rescheduled. Patients are  in the process of being rescheduled for treatement later this week and into the weekend. Those patients impacted will be […]

Jan 172019
 

Jack Julian reports on a truly horrific leak: A Dartmouth, N.S., woman whose personal information was exposed in the province’s worst-ever privacy breach says the experience has left her angry and hurt. “I felt violated,” the woman said. CBC News is shielding the woman’s identity because the files leaked by the province’s online freedom of information portal […]