Hack

OR: Klamath County Veterans Service Office Provides Notice of Data Security Incident

On January 2, 2019, Klamath County notified individuals that their personal information was affected by a Veterans Service Office data security incident.  On September 19, 2019, the Klamath County IT Department became aware of unusual activity of one of its Veterans Service Office employee’s email accounts.  Klamath County immediately launched an investigation and determined that the Veterans Service Office employee’s...

School software vendor Active Network suffers data breach

Doug Olenick reports that Active Network’s Blue Bear Software platform reported that unauthorized activity in its network in October resulted in customer PII being exposed. The company reported the issue to the California Attorney General’s office stating it recently became aware that between Oct. 1, 2019 and Nov. 13, 2019 there was illegal activity taking place...

Ghosts in the Clouds: Inside China’s Major Corporate Hack

Rob Barry and Dustin Volz report: The hackers seemed to be everywhere. In one of the largest-ever corporate espionage efforts, cyberattackers alleged to be working for China’s intelligence services stole volumes of intellectual property, security clearance details and other records from scores of companies over the past several years. They got access to systems...