UNM students, employees could be victims of ID theft

 Posted by at 2:04 pm  Education Sector, ID Theft, U.S.  Comments Off on UNM students, employees could be victims of ID theft
Aug 182016
 

Sandra Ramirez reports: Ronald Murray is accused of taking personal information from a University of New Mexico database and using it to go on a nearly $90,000 spending spree. Las Cruces Police Department spokesperson Dan Trujillo said Murray bought a […]

NV: Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Targeted State Employees

 Posted by at 10:54 pm  Government Sector, ID Theft, U.S.  Comments Off on NV: Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Targeted State Employees
Aug 172016
 

Bob Conrad reports: The personal information, including social security numbers, of state employees was used to apply for state unemployment claims. That’s according to the Nevada Department of Transportation which notified its employees yesterday of the situation. “We want to […]

Seleznev’s laptop held 1.7 million stolen credit card numbers, says prosecutor

 Posted by at 6:02 pm  Business Sector, Hack, ID Theft, U.S.  Comments Off on Seleznev’s laptop held 1.7 million stolen credit card numbers, says prosecutor
Aug 162016
 

Martha Bellisle of AP reports: When U.S. federal agents arrested a Russian man in the Maldives in 2014, they found 1.7 million stolen credit card numbers on his laptop computer, a federal prosecutor told the jury during opening statements. That […]

KY: Lawrence County Medical Practice, Employees Charged with Medicaid Fraud, Prescription Forgery

 Posted by at 10:06 pm  Breach Incidents, Health Data, ID Theft, Insider, U.S.  Comments Off on KY: Lawrence County Medical Practice, Employees Charged with Medicaid Fraud, Prescription Forgery
Aug 152016
 

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 16, 2016) – Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse today announced the indictment of a Lawrence County Medical Practice and the arrest of three providers of the practice on charges related to […]

Thousands of Guests’ Data May Have Been Hacked at Starwood, Marriott, Hyatt Hotels

 Posted by at 8:21 am  Business Sector, ID Theft, Malware, U.S.  Comments Off on Thousands of Guests’ Data May Have Been Hacked at Starwood, Marriott, Hyatt Hotels
Aug 152016
 

What, again? Reuters reports: A data breach at 20 U.S. hotels operated by HEI Hotels & Resorts for Starwood, Marriott, Hyatt and Intercontinental may have divulged payment card data from tens of thousands of food, drink and other transactions, HEI […]