Dec 142017
 

Ashitha Nagesh reports: A cybercriminal has admitted hacking companies including Uber, Sainsbury’s and Groupon in order to sell users’ personal data on the dark web. Grant West, 25, got hold of the details of 165,000 customers of the online takeaway service Just Eat over a five month period, between July and December 2015. […] Appearing […]

Dec 142017
 

From a notification WHS-Greene posted on their web site: It is with regret that we inform you that Washington Health System Greene recently experienced a security breach when an external hard drive for the Bone Densitometry machine, that contained patient information, was determined to be missing from our Radiology department. We discovered the external hard […]

Dec 142017
 

Catalin Cimpanu reports: Netherlands-based Fox-IT, one of the world’s leading IT security providers, disclosed today a security breach during which an unknown attacker carried out a Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack and spied on a small number of Fox-IT customers. The incident took place on September 19 and lasted for 10 hours and 24 minutes. According to […]

Dec 142017
 

Greg Fry reports: KAMLOOPS — Interior Health has completed a comprehensive review of a privacy breach made public in September. The breach involved the personal information of about 500 current and former employees. There was no evidence of further breaches. […] “The review, which spanned two months, was unable to determine how the breach occurred, […]

Dec 142017
 

Catalin Cimpanu reports: A team of three researchers from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) has created a tool that can detect when user-registration-based websites suffer a data breach. The tool, named Tripwire, works on a simple concept. Researchers say that Tripwire registers one or more accounts on websites by using a unique email […]