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Hackers Target Denmark’s Tivoli Park, Steal Information of Up to 1,000 Guests

IANS reports: The Copenhagen-based Tivoli, one of the oldest and most popular amusement parks in Europe, has now joined the unfortunate online “rogues gallery” of major Danish companies whose customer data has been hacked from their websites. Details about the extent of the early August hack into the website of Denmark’s premier tourist destination...

Western Connecticut Health Network notifying patients that their medical records were in a box that broken open during mailing

Rich Kirby reports: Nuvance Health, which operates the Western Connecticut Health Network, is warning patients that some of their medical records may have been compromised. On Monday, Nuvance released a statement that read in part: “On June 21, 2019, WCHN learned that a box containing medical records that it had sent via the United...

UK hacker-for-hire jailed for role in SIM-swapping attacks, data theft

Charlie Osborne reports: A British teenager has been sentenced to 20 months in prison after offering hacker-for-hire services to cash in on trends including SIM-swapping attacks. The UK’s Norfolk police force said that 19-year-old Elliot Gunton, of Norwich, was sentenced at Norwich Crown Court on Friday after pleading guilty to hacking offenses. money laundering,...