Ca: North Okanagan pediatric clinic hacked

Jennifer Smith reports: Patients of a North Okanagan facility are being alerted of a privacy breach. The North Okanagan Pediatric Clinic was subject to a remote hacking attempt in late May 2020. “While patient medical charts and records, which are maintained in paper form only, were unaffected, historical patient profile information could theoretically have...

IL Ex-Nursing Home Employee Used Patient’s ID To Pay Bills: Police

Lorraine Swanson reports: A Franklin Park woman is accused of stealing the identities of dozens of mostly elderly people. Anna Zur, 39, was arrested on Wednesday after a year-long investigation, where she was charged with felony counts of wire fraud and continuing a financial crimes enterprise, police said. When a daughter noticed fraudulent charges...

Confessions of an ID Theft Kingpin, Parts I and II

Brian Krebs reports: At the height of his cybercriminal career, the hacker known as “Hieupc” was earning $125,000 a month running a bustling identity theft service that siphoned consumer dossiers from some of the world’s top data brokers. That is, until his greed and ambition played straight into an elaborate snare set by the U.S....

Ventura Orthopedics hit by ransomware weeks ago; some patient data dumped

Updated August 28: DataBreaches.net was contacted today by Chris Roberts of HillBilly Hit Squad on behalf of Ventura Orthopedics. They had gotten this site’s inquiries and asked him to help explain the incident and their current status. Chris is still in the process of doing forensics, and rather than provide information piecemeal, I’m going to...

National Cyber Awareness System Alert: FASTCash 2.0: North Korea’s BeagleBoyz Robbing Banks

Summary This joint advisory is the result of analytic efforts among the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Department of the Treasury (Treasury), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM). Working with U.S. government partners, CISA, Treasury, FBI, and USCYBERCOM identified malware and indicators of compromise (IOCs) used by...