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

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

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

Leak Exposes Mercedes-Benz USA Data

Data breaches come in all forms. Many of them are malicious and are undertaken to reap some financial gain, harvest sensitive details about the organization or people with some association to it, or simply to cause harm to the victim. … Continue Reading

Fujitsu Hack Leaks Tokyo Olympics Data

Japan is a nation that embraces its rich culture and extensive history while also proudly being a world leader in cutting-edge technology and making a high-tech future its present. The island nation has a global reach, mighty economy, and unparalleled … Continue Reading

DC Police Data Breached by Ransomware

It is often easy to forget that Washington, DC is not merely a concentration of federal institutions, but is a city that is home to hundreds of thousands of residents and businesses. This also means the city proper has its … Continue Reading

Notorious Hacker Leaks MeetMindful User Data

Online dating sites have been a common target for hackers in recent years. Last week another company fell victim. A threat actor who goes by the moniker ShinyHunters leaked data from more than two million users of MeetMindful. The Denver-based … Continue Reading

LSU Health Reports Patient Data Breach

A wave of cyberattacks targeting healthcare facilities has added another victim to the growing list of affecting organizations. In a HIPAA Breach Notification filed last week, Louisiana State University said that sensitive data on thousands of patients in several of … Continue Reading

Capital One Data Breach

Capital One Faces Millions in Fines After Large Scale Data Breach

After allowing a data breach to affect 100 million Capital One banking customers last year, the financial institution is being fined $80 million for reparations. The breach took place in July 2019 and exposed the personal and financial data of … Continue Reading

Top Healthcare Data Breaches 2020

The Top 5 Healthcare Data Breaches in First Half of 2020

Healthcare facilities are a target for cybercriminals because of the overwhelming amount of personal information they collect on a regular basis. This data is specific to each person and health conditions cannot be changed like a credit card or phone … Continue Reading