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TN: Data breach of vendor puts personal info of TN high school students at risk

Carley Gordon reports: The Tennessee Higher Education Commission is currently investigating a possible data breach of a 3rd party vendor, that potentially has exposed personal information of thousands of public school students across Tennessee. The Commission is a state organization focused on assisting high school seniors in every element of accessing higher education. The Tennessee...

Hackers breach FSB contractor, expose Tor deanonymization project and more

Catalin Cimpanu reports: Hackers have breached SyTech, a contractor for FSB, Russia’s national intelligence service, from where they stole information about internal projects the company was working on behalf of the agency — including one for deanonymizing Tor traffic. The breach took place last weekend, on July 13, when a group of hackers going...

South Texas Dermatopathology and Laboratory of Dermatopathology ADX Notify Their Patients of AMCA Breach (Update4)

Update 1: And now add Seacoast Pathology, (9,300 affected) to the 20,000 described in the original post below, and the approximately 21 million disclosed last month. Update 2 (July 21): And now add American Esoteric Laboratories (541,900), CBLPath, Inc. (148,900), and Natera (unspecified number) to the list and tally. Update 3 (July 22): And...

Victims of AMCA’s breach allege AMCA not helpful enough in incident response

The other day, I wondered aloud whether there was anything the American Medical Collection Agency (Retrieval Masters) could have done after they were hacked to keep their big clients like Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp. An interesting report by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee on BankInfoSecurity suggests that there might have been. McGee reports that newly submitted...