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OK: Charged with sex crime, former Byng Public Schools employee had 200 community members’ images

Tres Savage reports: A former information technology professional at Byng Public Schools in Pontotoc County has been charged with three felonies for allegedly accessing a teacher’s personal Snapchat account, stealing her private nude photos and attempting to trade them for other nude photos with at least one district student. According to state law enforcement,...

No evidence of personal data leak amid national security probe: NHIA

CNA reports: The National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA) on Thursday said there is no evidence that three current and former employees stole data amid a recent probe launched by prosecutors into the National Health Insurance (NHI) system. The suspects — a woman surnamed Hsieh (謝) who is a division chief at the NHIA, a...

MN: Mayo Clinic settles another lawsuit stemming from insider-wrongdoing

Andy Brownell reports: The Mayo Clinic has apparently settled another lawsuit stemming from a data breach by a former Mayo Clinic employee. The lawsuit was filed in November 2020 by Olga Ryabchuk and sought class-action status on behalf of the more than 1600 Mayo Clinic patients who had their medical records improperly accessed. The case was...

Ex-Employee Arrested For Extortion, Cyberstalking

The Johnstown County Report reports:  A former employee at a Selma animal hospital has been charged with extortion and cyberstalking. Eduardo Figueroa, age 40, of S. Sussex Drive, Smithfield was arrested December 14 at his residence by Smithfield Police. Stolen medical records from the animal hospital were also recovered at his home, police said....

Law firm Proskauer sues ex-COO, claiming data theft (UPDATED)

Reuters reports: U.S. law firm Proskauer Rose on Tuesday sued its former chief operating officer, alleging he stole a trove of confidential information about the firm’s finances, lawyer compensation and clients before leaving his job there this month. The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court, claims Jonathan O’Brien deceived Proskauer staff members into allowing...

Data leak at Degroof Petercam affects hundreds of Belgian companies

The BrusselsTimes reports: A data leak at Belgian merchant bank Degroof Petercam has compromised the data of hundreds of the bank’s clients, including major Belgium companies and corporations, Le Soir reports. An employee of the bank is reported to have abused his access to customer information and illegally downloaded client files. Le Soir learned of the...

HHS Civil Rights Office Enters Settlement with Dental Practice Over Disclosures of Patients’ Protected Health Information

From HHS, resolution of a complaint they received in 2017: The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has settled with B. Brandon Au, DDS, Inc., d/b/a New Vision Dental (New Vision Dental), in California, over the impermissible disclosure of patient protected health information (PHI) in response to online reviews, and other potential violations of the...