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Keystone Health notifies 235,237 patients of data security breach

Keystone Health in Pennsylvania is notifying 235,237 patients about an incident they describe on their website: On August 19, 2022, we identified an incident that temporarily disrupted our computer systems. We reported the incident to law enforcement and worked with a third-party cybersecurity firm to determine what happened. Our investigation found that an unauthorized...

Bulgarian Government Hit By Cyberattack Blamed On Russian Hacking Group

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports: The websites of the Bulgarian presidency and several other government ministries were the target of a large-scale cyberattack, the Prosecutor-General’s Office said on October 15, blaming Russian hackers. Prosecutor-General Ivan Geshev described it as a “serious problem,” calling it “an attack on the Bulgarian state.” In addition to the...

Woolworths says 2.2m MyDeal customers’ data hacked

Ben Potter and Carrie LaFrenz report: In the third major corporate security breach in as many weeks, Woolworths is scrambling to contact 2.2 million customers of its MyDeal online marketplace arm whose data has been accessed by an unauthorised user using “compromised” credentials, the supermarkets giant said on Friday evening. Of the 2.2 million estimated...

A cyber attack breached some Latter-day Saint member data.

Tad Walch reports: A suspected state-sponsored cyberattack on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in March successfully obtained the personal data of some church members, employees and contractors, but law enforcement authorities believe the risk to individuals is low, the church said in a release Thursday. The breach did not include banking...

Public housing assistance tenants in Indianapolis fear eviction, compromised bank accounts after cyber attack

Russ McQuaid reports: Public housing residents, Section 8 tenants, landlords and vendors all fear the loss of sensitive personal and financial information and discontinued funding or support as a result of the hack of the Indianapolis Housing Agency’s information system last week by cyber thieves. The personal information of approximately 25,000 IHA residents plus...

Eventus WholeHealth notifies patients of breach

Eventus WholeHealth, PLLC (“Eventus”) provides integrated primary care and mental health services to medically vulnerable adults. In a press release issued this week, they disclose a breach involving protected health information. “On June 1, 2022, we observed suspicious activity associated with a single Eventus email account, despite multifactor authentication on the account.” Comment: That...

Hackers target SingTel’s Dialog after huge Optus data breach

Angus Whitley reports: A second Australian business owned by Singapore Telecommunications suffered a cyberattack, compounding the data-security crisis at the company following the huge data breach at mobile phone operator Optus. A hack on technology consulting company Dialog, which SingTel bought earlier this year, may have accessed data on fewer than 20 clients and...