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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...

Dallas man convicted of computer fraud, aggravated identity theft in hacking of New York-based tech company

Mathew Richards reports: Following a five-day trial, a Dallas man was convicted on Friday on charges for computer fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with his hacking of a New York-based technology company, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Albany Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 30-year-old Tyler C....