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Choice Cancer Care Treatment Center notifies patients of May data security incident

IRVING, Texas, Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Choice Cancer Care Treatment Center (“Choice Cancer Care”) operates cancer treatment centers in Texas where it offers individualized cancer treatment plans for patients. Choice Cancer Care is providing notice of an incident that may have involved the privacy of certain patient information in its care. While, to date, the investigation found no evidence of actual or attempted misuse...

NC: Former Operator of Illegal Booter Services is Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Computer Damage and Abuse

WASHINGTON  – An Orland Park, Illinois, resident was sentenced yesterday to 13 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release on one count of conspiracy to cause damage to internet-connected computers for his role in owning, administering and supporting illegal booter services that launched millions of illegal denial of service, or DDoS,...

Hackers Breach ZoneAlarm’s Forum Site — Outdated vBulletin to Blame

Swati Khandelwal reports: ZoneAlarm, an internet security software company owned by Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Technologies, has suffered a data breach exposing data of its discussion forum users, the company confirmed The Hacker News. With nearly 100 million downloads, ZoneAlarm offers antivirus software, firewall, and additional virus protection solutions to home PC users,...

Utah Company Settles FTC Allegations it Failed to Safeguard Consumer Data

The FTC announced a settlement in a data security enforcement action against InfoTrax Systems, L.C. and its former CEO, Mark Rawlins. Here is their press release, below, followed by InfoTrax’s comments on the settlement: A Utah-based technology company has agreed to implement a comprehensive data security program to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that...