Jun 252019
 

Huang Tzu-ti reports: Taiwan’s civil service system reported an information security breach incident on Monday (June 24), with the personal information of at least 240,000 civil servants being compromised. Through a notice published on its website, the Ministry of Civil Service (MOCS) said it received a tip-off on June 22 about the data breach, suggesting […]

Jun 252019
 

Today, the UK’s South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit (SW RCCU) in a joint operation with the Dutch police (Politie), Europol, Eurojust and the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has arrested 6 individuals after a 14-month long investigation into a €24 million cryptocurrency theft. The five men and one woman were arrested in simultaneous warrants […]

Jun 252019
 

On May 24, 2019, Franciscan Health confirmed through an internal investigation that one employee in the quality research for Franciscan Health accessed protected health information (PHI) of approximately 2,200 patients without a business reason. The conduct was identified as part of Franciscan Health’s privacy audit process. At this time, there is no evidence that the […]

Jun 252019
 

BBC reports: Kenya’s biggest mobile service provider Safaricom is being sued for allegedly violating the data privacy of its 11.5 million consumers. A subscriber has accused the telecom giant of exposing his sports betting history and biodata, according to a legal petition filed at the High Court in the capital, Nairobi. Read more on Newsday […]

Jun 252019
 

Ari Rabinovitch and Tova Cohen report: Hackers broke into the systems of more than a dozen global telecom firms and stole huge amounts of data in a seven-year spying campaign, researchers from a cyber security company said, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage activities. Investigators at U.S.-Israeli cyber firm Cybereason said on Tuesday the attackers […]