New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Releases School District Audit

Lyncourt Union Free School District – Information Technology (Onondaga County) District officials did not adequately manage network user accounts or develop and adopt a written disaster recovery plan. As a result, the district has an increased risk that it could lose important data and suffer serious interruption in operations. District officials should have disabled...

NY: Syracuse University email hack compromises personal info of 9,800

Michael Sessa reports: The names and Social Security numbers of about 9,800 Syracuse University students, alumni and applicants have been exposed after someone gained unauthorized access to an employee’s email account. The university has sent letters to affected students, alerting them that the university had investigated a data security breach involving some of their personal...

University of Colorado responds to Accellion breach

California-based Accellion has already released statements about a breach they experienced.  And they have already been hit with at least one lawsuit over the breach. But we are still first learning about how some of their clients were impacted. Today we learned that the University of Colorado is investigating whether there was any personal,...

FR: Mutuelle Nationale des Hospitaliers et des professionnels de la santé et du social (MNH) discloses cyberattack

(translation of statement on their web site): The MNH has been undergoing a cyber attack since Friday, February 5, 2021 . Computer systems have been disconnected for security reasons. Our websites (mnh.fr, members’ area, corresponding and elected extranets) as well as our telephone platform (3031) are temporarily unavailable. The processing times for your requests are extended. Believe that...