Today’s reminder to read email alerts and acknowledge them…

Yesterday, Chum1ng0 spotted a forum listing that affects a regional office in the Illinois k-12 education system. DataBreaches reached out to that regional office by email yesterday morning to alert them. Emails were sent to multiple people, including the Superintendent and head of IT. The emails provided them with specific information from the listing....

MD: Onyx Technology alerts clients and patients of ransomware incident

On August 12, Onyx Technology of Maryland began notifying regulators and others about a ransomware attack they experienced. According to their notification to the Montana Attorney General’s Office on behalf of  Independent Care Health Plan (iCare), they discovered the attack on June 28. Their investigation subsequently found that “a server may have been removed...

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation notifies staff, visitors, and incarcerated individuals of breach

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) issued a breach notification this week. Because the notification mentions COVID-19 testing, at first, DataBreaches thought it was the incident CDCR had disclosed last month, but no, it turns out that that was a different incident. The newly revealed breach affects staff, visitors, and others tested...

South Korea to ban 16 unregistered overseas crypto exchanges

FE Digital Currency reports: South Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) has reported 16 foreign crypto exchanges to investigative agencies for violating the Specific Financial Information Act, Cryptoslate reported quoting news1. As per the report, the 16 companies have reportedly been offering crypto services to Koreans and conducting events geared toward Koreans despite the law...