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Cyber attack on WI’s unemployment system exposes banking information

Amanda St. Hilaire reports: The Department of Workforce Development says Wisconsin was one of several states to detect “unauthorized intrusions of state UI data originating from Japan, South Korea, Russia, and inside the U.S.” A spokesperson says the department believes the cyber attack or attacks were able to access 116 active unemployment accounts. Fischer...

Finnish therapy clinic’s CEO fired after nightmare breach

There’s a small update to the horrific breach involving Finnish psychotherapy patients seen at Vastaamo locations. Vastaamo’s CEO  Ville Tapio has been fired. Graham Cluley brings us up to date on that: An investigation has uncovered that the database of customer details and therapy session notes was first breached in November 2018, but there...

A nightmare breach involving psychotherapy records just got worse

There’s an update to previous post about a ransom situation in Finland impacting 40,000 psychotherapy patients at Vastaamo. As initially reported by Vastaamo, a psychotherapy practice with multiple offices and locations, they had been hacked and the hacker had acquired records of patients who had registered before the end of November 2018.  Other sources...