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Another AMCA victim starts notifying patients

Add Texas-based Clinical Pathology Laboratories to the list of providers impacted by the breach at American Medical Collection Agency.  Here is their press release, issued yesterday: AUSTIN, Texas, July 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Inc. (“CPL”) has been informed by Retrieval Masters Creditors Bureau d/b/a American Medical Collection Agency (“AMCA”) of a...

Google warns Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong of government-backed hackers

Iain Marlow and Karen Leigh report: Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong said that Google Inc warned him about government-backed hacking attempts as the former British colony’s historic protests continue to draw global attention – and China’s ire. The student leader on July 16 posted on Twitter a message he said he’d received from Google...

Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Hit By $32m Cyber-Attack

Phil Muncaster reports: Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has become the latest to lose tens of millions of dollars in a cyber-attack. The firm said it was forced on Friday to stop all services — including withdrawals, deposits, payments, and new account openings — while it investigated the incident. It has also notified the relevant...