Scholarship America notifies individuals of breach

There have been so many Blackbaud-related security notifications that my first thought was that one by Scholarship America would be more of the same.  But it’s not. It’s another hack involving Microsoft Office 365 accounts, which has been a growing problem this year.  From their press release yesterday: – Scholarship America, a nonprofit organization that...

UK Dentists May Have Had Bank Details Stolen Following Data Breach

When I saw the ransomware attack on the British Dental Association noted on a Russian-language forum, I didn’t think too much about it.  After all, it was just another professional organization or guild organization, right? Maybe I should have paid more attention because the organization may have stored more personal and sensitive information that...

Why Healthcare is (or isn’t) Adopting Blockchain

Matt Jordan reports: There’s a place for Blockchain in the Healthcare environment, whether individual providers are choosing to adopt it or not. With the current health crisis rocking our country, and even our world, sending patients to ICU or bed-ridden and unable to leave their homes to receive care and diagnoses from their medical...

Pepperstone Updates Clients on Data Breach Investigation

Aziz Abdel-Qader reports: Multi-regulated FX broker Pepperstone has just updated its clients about the data security breach that occurred just over a week ago. The company said the security issue had originated from one of its third-party vendors after cybercriminals used malware to compromise its computers and obtained access to the provider’s credentials. Not so long...