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UK: RideLondon organisers apologise after data breach

BBC reports: Organisers of the RideLondon cycling event are “urgently looking into” a data breach involving potential participants’ personal details. It is unclear how many applicants have been affected by the issue which saw entrants receive other people’s ballot results. The events, due to be held in August, is open to 80,000 applications and...

CA: Woman claims doctor mishandled patient records

Tori Cooper reports: Thousands of confidential patient records made it into 23ABC Newsroom Friday. Haylee Jones, stopped by with a box full of patient records, detailing highly privileged personal information belonging to thousands of patients in Kern County along with prescriptions and more. Kern Medical confirmed with us that Rishi Telwar was in the...

Iowa DHS data breach: Boxed for shredding, documents were dumped by janitor instead

Andrea May Sahouri reports: The Iowa Department of Human Services reported Friday a data breach that occurred in November involving personal information of 4,784 individuals related to income maintenance and social work cases in Dallas County, according to a DHS news release. A contracted custodial company mistakenly emptied boxes containing documents to be shredded into the...