TN: Professional Healthcare Management discloses ransomware incident

PHM’s press release, followed by this site’s comments/notes: MEMPHIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Professional Healthcare Management, Inc. (“PHM”)1, located in Memphis, Tennessee, announced today that it recently became aware of a data privacy incident impacting its servers, which contained protected health and personal information of some PHM clients and employees. PHM is a business that primarily operates in...

‘Black Shadow’ hackers leak data from Israeli LGBT app

Ben Zion Gad reports: The hacker group “Black Shadow” has leaked data from various Israeli companies, such as LGBTQ dating app “Atraf”, Dan bus company and tour booking company Pegasus on Saturday night. Earlier in the day, they leaked data from the Kavim bus app after previous threats. “They did not contact us …So...

WA: Sea Mar Community Health Centers discloses breach that began last year

Sea Mar Community Health Centers in Washington state is a community-based organization that describes itself as being committed to providing quality and comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington state. On some exact date that is unknown to DataBreaches.net, threat actors gained access...

Merced County School District vendor reports a burglary that compromised protected health information

The Foundation for Medical Care of Merced County previously provided  third party administration services for the Merced County School District’s medical and dental plans. The foundation currently provides member claims services for the school district’s medical plans. On August 3, 2021, there was a break-in at the foundation’s location during which an unknown intruder...

The City of Titusville Provides Notice of Data Security Incident

CITY OF TITUSVILLE, Fla., Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The City of Titusville is providing notice of a recent data security incident that may affect the security of personal information pertaining to certain individuals. This notice provides information about the incident, the City of Titusville’s response, and resources available to individuals to help protect their information from possible misuse, should...

Second Circuit rules that risk of future identity theft not enough to support standing in data breach class action

Elizabeth Casale, Rachel Harris, Layla Husen, and Luke Sosnicki of of Thompson Coburn write: The Second Circuit recently joined a growing number of federal courts to decide when a data breach of personally identifiable information (“PII”) is actionable. According to the Second Circuit, plaintiffs do not have standing to bring a lawsuit when there...

Private proof-of-vaccine app Portpass continues to expose personal data even after relaunch and updates

Robson Fletcher reports: Personal information belonging to more than 17,000 users of the private proof-of-vaccination app Portpass is still unsecured and visible online — including, in some cases, photos of drivers’ licences and passports — despite assurances from the company that its data-security problems have been fixed. The Calgary-based smartphone app was temporarily taken offline in late...