Exposure

College Athlete Recruiting Software Exposed Students’ Medical Info, Grades

Joseph Cox reports: Front Rush, a technology company that provides services to college athletics programs, exposed a server containing more than 700,000 files to the open internet, including college athletes’ medical records, performance reports, driver licenses, and other personal information. Front Rush works with over 30,000 coaches and 9,500 teams according to its website. The...

Why is a 22GB database containing 56 million US folks’ personal details sitting on the open internet using a Chinese IP address? Seriously, why?

Shaun Nichols reports: Exclusive A database containing the personal details of 56.25m US residents – from names and home addresses to phone numbers and ages – has been found on the public internet, served from a computer with a Chinese IP address, bizarrely enough. The information silo appears to belong to Florida-based CheckPeople.com, which is...

Chinese tech companies still can’t stop medical data leaks

Eliza Gkritsi follows up on something previously reported on this site based on research by WizCase that they had shared with this site. WizCase subsequently updated their own post, here. Two security flaws at Chinese medical device operators put over 24 million patient records at risk in October. These medical data leaks reveal how cybersecurity...

Mercy Health Lorain Hospital Laboratory patients notified of HIPAA breach due to contractor invoice printing error

Although no actual or attempted access or misuse of patient or guarantor information has been discovered, RCM Enterprise Services, Inc. (“RCM”) is providing notice to certain individuals regarding an error in the invoice mailing process that caused individually identifiable information to appear in the clear address “window” on medical invoices.  RCM provides patient billing...

UK: Home addresses of Elton John, Gabby Logan, Nadiya Hussain and every other recipient on New Year’s Honours list – including senior police and anti-terrorism officials – are accidentally published by the Cabinet Office

Oops. Ryan Fahey reports: The Cabinet Office uploaded the home and work addresses of more than 1,000 recipients of New Years’ Honours, including Elton John, Ben Stokes, Iain Duncan Smith and TV chef Nadiya Hussain. The work and home addresses of counter-terrorism officials, senior police and Ministry of Defence (MoD) staff were also included...