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Carrell Clinic guard indicted

A federal grand jury in Dallas has returned an indictment charging an Arlington, Texas, man, who worked as a contract security guard at the Carrell Clinic on North Central Expressway in Dallas, with felony offenses related to his compromising and damaging the hospital’s computer system, announced Acting U.S. Attorney James T. Jacks of the...

Network Solutions suffers crippling data breach

More on the massive data breach first reported last week: Over half a million credit card holders may have had their account details captured by hackers, after web hosting firm Network Solutions revealed that more than 4,000 of the e-commerce sites it hosts could have been breached. Sophos senior technology consultant Graham Cluley...

Network Solutions hacked

Hackers have broken into Web servers owned by domain registrar and hosting provider Network Solutions, planting rogue code that resulted in the compromise of more than 573,000 debit and credit card accounts over the past three months, Security Fix has learned. Herndon, Va. based Network Solutions discovered in early June that attackers had hacked...

First National Bank closes debit accounts

Another delayed effect of the Heartland breach…. More than two thousand debit card customers of First National Bank of Howell have had their accounts closed down after learning of a security breach. Bank officials tell WHMI that after learning of an information breach at Heartland Payment Systems, a national credit and debit card processing...

Bits ‘n Pieces

In the justice system: Swedish police are increasingly certain that two Romanian nationals arrested in Hungary are the masterminds behind the widespread credit card scam which recently hit residents in Malmö in southern Sweden. Hundreds of residents in Malmö have complained of credit card fraud; half of them after using an unnamed Shell gas...

UCSD cancer center health info breach

Thirty thousand patients at University of California, San Diego’s Moores Cancer Center have been notified of a hack last month that resulted in access to their protected health information. Read more from the Associated Press.

More breaches we didn’t read about

The Maryland Attorney General’s Office  web site update reveals a number of breaches in the past few months that were never reported in the media. In addition to other news items reported earlier today on this site, here are some more newly revealed breaches: Pension Fund of the U.S.W.U. Local No. 74 reported that...

LPL Financial reports theft of computers

LPL Financial (formerly known as Linsco/Private Ledger Corp) has had a number of data breaches in the past few years, most of which never get reported in the media. Two more have just come to light. In one newly revealed incident, two desktop computers were stolen from the office of Sullivan and Schlieman Wealth...

Bullitt Cty employees concerned

More than $400,000 was stolen from Bullitt County taxpayers, but some county employees are worried more was taken than money. County employees are worried their identities were stolen, too. Bullitt County officials said they have recovered some of the money. “It’s kind of scary to think about someone out there having access to your...

Hackers Decrypt Encrypted Data?

Meanwhile, in Manila, the Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. reports: The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) started expanding its probe into the credit card fraud after uncovering that the arrested Nigerians who managed to hack the merchant website to get vital information of the credit card holders. Last Friday, agents of the National Bureau...