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Nl: Not all victims of the GGD Covid data theft were informed

NL Times reports: There are many more people whose data was leaked from the GGD in January than the 1,250 people the GGD reported, according to RTL Nieuws. Not all people whose data was stolen and possibly sold on the internet have been notified about what happened to their private information, the news outlet...

Long Island Jewish Forest Hills Notifies Patients Who Were Potentially Impacted by a Former Employee’s Unauthorized Access of Electronic Medical Records

QUEENS, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Long Island Jewish Forest Hills Hospital (“LIJFH”) today announced that it has notified patients who were potentially impacted by a former employee’s unauthorized access of electronic medical records. LIJFH has taken steps to address this matter and is offering credit monitoring to any patient who may have been affected. As background, on...

NY: Prosecutors push to sentence SUNY Plattsburgh hacker to four years in prison

Fernando Alba reports: Federal prosecutors are pushing to sentence SUNY Plattsburgh alumnus Nicholas Faber to up to four years in prison for hacking into students’ accounts and stealing explicit and compromising photos, according to court documents. Faber, 25, of Rochester, pleaded guilty to aggravated Identity theft and computer intrusion causing damage offenses in February,...

Leaked Document Says Google Fired Dozens of Employees for Data Misuse

Joseph Cox reports: Google fired dozens of employees between 2018 and 2020 for abusing their access to the company’s tools or data, with some workers potentially facing allegations of accessing Google user or employee data, according to an internal Google document obtained by Motherboard. The document provides concrete figures on an often delicate part...

Fr: Former police officer convicted of selling confidential information on the dark web

Marco A. De Felice reports: Christophe Boutry, a former DGSI ( Direction Générale de la Sécurité Intérieure ) agent, was sentenced to 7 years in prison (with a two-year suspension) for selling confidential information from law enforcement databases on the darkweb. Documents stolen from police archives include fake marriage permits and certificates and sensitive information on the...

Former Intelligence Analyst Sentenced to 45 Months in Prison for Disclosing Classified Information to Reporter

A Tennessee man was sentenced today to 45 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for illegally obtaining classified national defense information and disclosing it to a reporter. According to court documents, Daniel Everette Hale, 33, of Nashville, began communicating with a reporter beginning in April 2013 while enlisted in the...

FL: TGH Urgent Care says data breach may have impacted 558 patients

WTSP reports: A former employee is accused of taking photos of patients’ driver’s licenses and credit card information, according to TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track. TGH says they think the former employee took pictures of three people’s personal information while working alone on Sept. 9, at the intake window of its Seminole...

Hospital worker stole identities of dying California patients in COVID scam, feds say

Helen Wegner reports: A hospital employee is accused of sharing patient identities with scammers who then fraudulently tried to obtain their COVID-19 unemployment benefits, according to court documents unsealed this week. Matthew Lombardo worked at the Scripps Health hospital in San Diego as a patient service representative where he obtained and verified patient information,...