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Good news, bad news: Presbyterian Healthcare Services said data stolen in May breach doesn’t appear to have been misused, but more patients impacted

Robert Nott reports: Nearly four months after Presbyterian Healthcare Services reported a data breach that allowed unauthorized access to personal information belonging to over 180,000 patients and health plan members, the provider sent out a notification letter telling its members the company does not believe anyone has improperly used that data. But the update...

Magecart Hackers Open Fire at Smith & Wesson Customers

Phil Muncaster reports: Digital skimming hackers have been in action again, this time targeting the website of a leading US gun-maker and its customers.c Springfield, Massachusetts-based Smith & Wesson was attacked on Black Friday, during one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year, according to Sanguine Security. The security vendor’s forensics man, Willem de...

Loudoun Medical Group D/B/A Comprehensive Sleep Care Center notifies patients after employee email account compromise

Loudoun Medical Group d/b/a Comprehensive Sleep Care Center (CSCC) in Virginia issued  a press release yesterday. According to their timeline, on or around June 19, they became aware of unusual activity in an employee’s email account. Their investigation subsequently determined that unauthorized access to the one account occurred between June 15 and June 19....

NM: Youth Development, Inc. discloses breach that occurred last year

Youth Development, Inc. in New Mexico (YDI) describes itself as the largest community and family based agency in New Mexico. They offer services in early childhood education, mental and behavioral health, education, employment, and career training. From the statistics they provide about children in New Mexico, their services appear to be sorely needed. Sadly,...