Data leak exposes details of 450,000 lottery subscribers

 Posted by at 2:14 pm  Exposure, Miscellaneous, Non-U.S.  Comments Off on Data leak exposes details of 450,000 lottery subscribers
Apr 032017
 

DutchNews.nl reports: Nearly half a million subscribers to charity lotteries have been warned that their personal details may have been compromised by a data leak. The BankGiro Loterij, Postcode Loterij and VriendenLoterij took out newspaper adverts alerting players to a […]

International Association of Athletics Federations discloses cyber attack

 Posted by at 9:50 am  Hack, Health Data, Miscellaneous, Non-U.S.  Comments Off on International Association of Athletics Federations discloses cyber attack
Apr 032017
 

Brian Homewood reports: The governing body of global athletics (IAAF) said on Monday it had suffered a cyber attack which it believes has compromised information about athletes’ medical records. An IAAF statement said the hacking group known as Fancy Bear […]

Stolen backup drive contained personal and health info of Local 693 members

 Posted by at 2:49 pm  Breach Incidents, Health Data, Miscellaneous, Theft  Comments Off on Stolen backup drive contained personal and health info of Local 693 members
Mar 172017
 

Local 693 Plumbers, Pipefitters & HVACR Technicians has disclosed a breach to those enrolled in its benefit fund. The incident has also been reported to HHS. From its notification to members: We are writing to notify you that a device containing […]