Ransomware Hits Arizona Healthcare Provider

The sleepy bedroom community of Queen Creek, Arizona is nestled in the heart of the Sonoran Desert at the extreme edges of Greater Phoenix. This quiet suburb is set up for families, and offers easy access to other parts of … Continue Reading

Student Data Breached in Dallas School District

The Dallas Independent School District announced recently that a cybersecurity incident discovered in early August led to the leak of sensitive information about former and current students, parents, school administrators, and contractors. A local news report on the school district … Continue Reading

Insider Attack Creates Chaos at Credit Union

Any casual observer of the news knows that data breaches have become more common. What typically makes the headlines involves multi-million dollar demands from ransomware, devastating cyberattacks against critical infrastructure, and the human cost when data involving innocent people is … Continue Reading

Hackers Target Third-Party Health Affiliates

Cybercrime that targets hospitals and other healthcare providers has continued to grow in frequency in 2021, but criminals have begun to shift the focus of their attacks, according to a new report on healthcare data breaches by Critical Insight. Instead … Continue Reading

U.S. Attorneys Targeted in SolarWinds Hack

The year 2020 yielded a record number of data breaches. Among the most shocking of these was the infamous SolarWinds breach. The Texas-based company provided software to help organizations manage their systems. One of their clients included the United States … Continue Reading

BazaCall Ransomware Targets Office 365 Users

Back in June, Microsoft 365 Threat Intelligence Unit announced that it had uncovered an unusual ransomware campaign. The ransomware in question, dubbed BazaCall, involved not just infected files but human operators to facilitate the deception. Microsoft users were urged to … Continue Reading

Vegas’ Clark County Grapples with Data Leaks

Few cities are as iconic and elicit so many symbols as Las Vegas. The mere mention of its name conjures such imagery as flashing, glittery lights along the Strip, the electronic chorus of slot machines against an ovation from the … Continue Reading

Data Breach Affects 58K Unemployed in Florida

When people are out of work and desperately seeking a job, unemployment insurance serves as a comfort to help them through this difficult period. It is often a meager sum on its own, designed to alleviate some stress and help … Continue Reading

Most Insider Data Leaks Are Accidental

Data breaches have become more common today. More importantly, the most newsworthy data breaches that occur are malicious, whether that is an individual or gang involved with ransomware or a disgruntled employee trying to settle a score. High-profile, large companies … Continue Reading

Rising USB-Borne Cyberattacks Raise Concerns

Portable USB storage drives give users a convenient way to move data between work and home, as well as among computers within an organization. This has been especially true during the COVID-19 pandemic, when stay-at-home protocols forced organizations to shift … Continue Reading