2022 Mid-Year Healthcare Data Breach Deep Dive — Protenus

Amanda Rogers writes: As we’re now midway through 2022, we thought we’d take a half-time pause to compare some data breach statistics in the healthcare space for the first half of 2022 to the first half of 2021. We’ll also provide insight on how to proactively take a stand to better protect your patients...

Crypto Bridge Nomad Drained of Nearly $200 Million in Exploit

Sidhartha Shukla reports: Nomad, a bridge protocol for transferring crypto tokens across different blockchains, lost close to $200 million in a security exploit on Monday, according to security firm PeckShield Inc. The software system was drained of funds over hours and in small batches by various accounts, blockchain data shows. Read more at Bloomberg.

Hackers stole passwords for accessing 140,000 payment terminals

Zack Whittaker reports: Hackers had access to dashboards used to remotely manage and control thousands of credit card payment terminals manufactured by digital payments giant Wiseasy, a cybersecurity startup told TechCrunch. Wiseasy is a brand you might not have heard of, but it’s a popular Android-based payment terminal maker used in restaurants, hotels, retail...

Article: How Privilege Undermines Cybersecurity

A new article appears to be of great relevance to discussions about how lawyers and “privilege” may thwart our efforts to get more transparency and may thwart our efforts to learn from others’ mistakes — and may even thwart the victim’s own ability to learn from any forensic investigation.  Schwarcz, Daniel B. and Wolff,...