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Police investigating City of Helsinki data breach involving over 140 victims

The Helsinki Times reports: Helsinki police have begun a preliminary investigation into the actions of an employee of the City of Helsinki, who violated data privacy regulations by accessing the personal information of several individuals in the healthcare system without permission. In July, the City revealed that the employee, who worked in the social services...

Ashland City Elementary PTO President faces theft, computer crimes charges

Katie Nixon reports: A former Ashland City Elementary STEM Academy Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) president is facing theft, forgery and computer crimes charges after an investigation led by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office resulted her indictment Investigators were made aware of Jessica Tandy, 29, after former PTO officials reported the misappropriated funds. Read more on The Tennessean.

Tempe nurse assistant stole patient identities to open bank accounts, lease apartments, police say

12News reports: A Tempe nurse assistant is accused of stealing the identities of her patients to lease apartments and purchase expensive vehicles. Sierra Johnson, 24, is facing several criminal charges after investigators connected her to several cases of fraud and identity theft throughout the Valley. Johnson worked at various rehabilitation facilities in Mesa, Goodyear,...

Fired NY credit union employee nukes 21GB of data in revenge

Sergiu Gatlan reports: Juliana Barile, the former employee of a New York credit union, pleaded guilty to accessing the financial institution’s computer systems without authorization and destroying over 21 gigabytes of data in revenge after being fired. “In an act of revenge for being terminated, Barile surreptitiously accessed the computer system of her former employer, a...

Ex-employee, staff booked for data theft from Ghaziabad firm

The Times of India reports: GHAZIABAD: Two people have been booked by Ghaziabad police for allegedly stealing data from a cosmetics company. The accused have also demanded Rs 1 crore from the owner of the company in return of the data. The accused have been identified as Gaurav Kumar and Sun ii Kumar. Manoj...

Alibaba Cloud data leak ‘violated Cybersecurity Law’ in 2019 and must rectify, local Chinese telecoms regulator says

Coco Feng reports: The telecoms authority of China’s eastern Zhejiang province has told the cloud computing unit of Alibaba Group Holding that it violated the country’s Cybersecurity Law and should make rectifications following a complaint about a 2019 information leak. In a letter dated July 5, the Zhejiang Communications Administration (ZCA) said it found Alibaba Cloud...

South Florida Community Care Plan Notifies Members After Discovering Unauthorized Disclosure

SUNRISE, Fla., Aug. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — South Florida Community Care Plan (“CCP”) in Sunrise, Florida announced today that it has taken action after becoming aware of unauthorized disclosure of certain member information. CCP is providing notice of this event to potentially impacted individuals, as well as certain regulators. What Happened? On June 21, 2021, while reviewing a former employee’s email account,...

Wanted: Disgruntled Employees to Deploy Ransomware

These “insider help wanted” ads are cropping up more and more. Brian Krebs reports: Criminal hackers will try almost anything to get inside a profitable enterprise and secure a million-dollar payday from a ransomware infection. Apparently now that includes emailing employees directly and asking them to unleash the malware inside their employer’s network in...