Update: I missed the original credit/source for this story when I posted it, but do see Dan Goodin’s article on Ars Technica. Original post: Remember Memcached servers? Now, we have another case of servers exposed online and fulfilling evil intentions of the hackers. This time, thousands of etcd servers maintained by corporates and organizations are […]
So that breach in February affecting Pennsylvania teachers affected approximately 360,000 current and former teachers. A 30-minute exposure leads to so much cost and anxiety. Ouch.
From the notice on their web site: March 21, 2018 – Clinical Pathology Laboratories Southeast, Inc. (“CPLSE”) has become aware of a data security incident that may have involved the personal and protected health information of its patients and their payment guarantors. On September 20, 2017, a laptop issued to a CPLSE employee was stolen. […]
Sean Gallagher reports: The city of Atlanta government has apparently become the victim of a ransomware attack. The city’s official Twitter account announced that the city government “is currently experiencing outages on various customer facing applications, including some that customers may use to pay bills or access court-related information.” According to a report from Atlanta […]
In May 2016, the Dallas FBI raided dental integrator and independent researcher Justin Shafer because of allegations that he had accessed an FTP server without authorization. Shafer was subsequently raided twice more, and in March 2017, he was arrested and charged with stalking a federal employee – not hacking or any criminal conduct related to […]