UK: Former health adviser found guilty of illegally accessing patient records

The Information Commissioner’s Office announced: A former health adviser has been found guilty of accessing medical records of patients without a valid legal reason. Christopher O’Brien, 36, was working at the South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust when he unlawfully accessed the records of 14 patients, who were known personally to him, between June and December...

Solana and Slope Confirm Wallet Security Breach

Mike Dalton reports: Solana and Slope have provided additional information on a security breach that affected a multitude of wallets today. Solana has published new details about today’s attack. Earlier, nearly 8,000 addresses were drained through what was believed to be a breach of the third-party wallet app Slope. This afternoon, Solana Status confirmed that the...

Hackers’ Identities Are Unmasked by Controversial Twitter Feed

William Turton reports that a Twitter user and account unmasking hackers’ identities created a backlash from researchers and others. The account and associated substack blog have been removed. Going by the handle “pancak3,” the anonymous account quickly racked up over 10,000 followers thanks to the sheer volume of alleged hackers they’ve exposed. The person behind the...

Dental Care Alliance settles lawsuit stemming from 2020 breach

In December 2020, DataBreaches reported on a hacking incident involving Dental Care Alliance, a business associate to hundreds of dental practices.  Commenting on the incident, DataBreaches wrote: With all that sensitive information involved, you might think that the practice would offer remediation services to the 1,004,304 people affected but they do not seem to...

Bits ‘n Pieces (Trozos y Piezas)

Editor’s Note: Starting this week, we may try a weekly column with data breach-related news from Spanish-language or South American entities. If you have submissions for the column, email them to Chum1ng0 at [email protected] CL: Chronology of a sabotage: PJUD official who adulterated Boric’s old case is formalized: (machine translation:) The South Metropolitan Prosecutor’s...