Breach Types

UK: Rotherwood Healthcare AWS bucket security fail left elderly patients’ DNR choices freely readable online

Gareth Corfield reports: A leak of 10,000 records at a Leicestershire care home provider exposed elderly patients’ wishes not to be resuscitated, detailed care plans and precisely how much councils paid for individual patients’ care. Not only did Rotherwood Care Group, trading as Rotherwood Healthcare, leave an Amazon Web Services S3 bucket accessible to...

UK: Concerns after patient information stolen from doctor’s car

Maia Snow reports: Concerns have been expressed after documents containing patient information was stolen from a doctor’s car in the north of the county. The Castle Medical Group, in Burton Road, Ashby, has revealed that on the evening of Monday February 24 items were stolen from a doctor’s car. Among the stolen items was paperwork...

Transmit Security, Authentication Company Used by Banks, Hacked

Joseph Cox reports: This week a cybersecurity company called Transmit Security, that focuses on providing corporate clients with tools to securely log users into different services, notified customers of a data breach at the firm. The breach impacted over a thousand email addresses, passwords, phone numbers, and other sensitive information, according to a researcher...