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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...