Breach Incidents

Rutledge issues data breach advisories to Arkansas medical providers

Fox16 reports: Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today sent an advisory letter to medical licensees throughout Arkansas about their duty to report a data breach under the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). The PIPA reporting guidelines, amended in July 2019, mandate that individuals, agencies and businesses notify the Attorney General’s Office at the same time as...

TX: City of San Angelo investigating Click2Gov breach

John Tufts reports: The City of San Angelo is investigating a security breach with the city’s online water billing system after fears customer’s credit card information may have been stolen. “Some water customers may have noticed irregularities with their credit and debit card accounts after recently paying their monthly statement through the City’s online...

Exclusive: More than 90,000 patient billing files from an alcohol and drug addiction treatment network exposed online

Another day, another leak. In this case, an error exposed some personal and financial information of patients treated for alcohol or drug addiction.  Sunshine Behavioral Health, LLC is a private network of drug and alcohol addiction treatment facilities with locations in California, Texas, and Colorado. At some time as yet unknown to DataBreaches.net, approximately...

Medical supply firm notifies patients after phishing incident

Solara Medical Supplies, LLC in Chula Vista, California is notifying some of their patients and employees after discovering that attackers had successfully gained access to some employees’ email accounts that contained employee and patient information. According to a press release issued Tuesday, on June 28, 2019, Solara determined that an unknown actor had gained access...

Indian education institutions hit hard by hackers: Report

IANS reports: Education domain is one of the most “at-risk” industries in India, with the sector accounting for more than 30 per cent of cyber threats targeting enterprises in the country between July and September 2019, a new report from Seqrite, the enterprise arm of IT security firm Quick Heal Technologies, said on Wednesday....