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Florida Studio Theatre recovering from ransomware attack

Jay Handelman reports: Florida Studio Theatre was hit by a ransomware attack on its business systems over Valentine’s Day weekend that compromised some internal office files, but Managing Director Rebecca Hopkins said Thursday there is no evidence so far that any patron information or credit card numbers were affected. The attack happened on Feb....

“Without Undue Delay,” Friday edition

The Jacobson Memorial Hospital & Care Center had a breach last year that they are first disclosing this week. Here’s the chronology, based on a statement from their external counsel: July 28, 2020 — One employee’s email account is compromised and used to send out spam. August 5, 2020 — Hospital manages to kick...

AR: Two men, including ex-employee of Magnolia bank, get federal sentences for stealing account info of 100 people, committing mail fraud

The Magnolia Reporter reports: Two men, including a former employee of a Magnolia bank, have been sentenced for stealing financial information and making more than $42,000 in fraudulent online purchases. Patrick Wayne Watson, 24, now of Conway, and Kennan Dane O’Bier, 24, now of Nash, TX, were sentenced Tuesday in United States Federal Court...

Npower shuts down mobile app following data breach

Dev Kundaliya reports: UK energy giant Npower has permanently closed its mobile app, after finding that hackers had used it to steal sensitive information from customers. The company will not bring the app back in the future, as it was due to be withdrawn within the next few weeks following Npower’s acquisition by Eon....