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Cybersecurity News

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The average American has had their personal data stolen or exposed at least 4 times in 2019, according to new research published by Interest Research. - The finance vertical is suffering from a 238% increase in cyberattacks during COVID- 19 pandemic according to research published by VMware Carbon Black Security. - Nebraska Medical Center of Omaha, NE notified 1311 patients that their PHI was exposed after an employee illegally accessed - Sophos Security reports following on ransomware: o...
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Cybersecurity Update

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- TV celebrity Scott Disick, father of 3 children with Kourtney Kardashian, has filed a lawsuit against All Points Lodge Rehab in Edwards, Colorado for a HIPAA breach. o He reportedly had recently checked himself into the facility for substance abuse, and apparently an employee at the facility may have sold this story to tabloid publications. - Ann and Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, IL notified 4,824 patients that their PHI was illegally accessed by a former employee. - Vanessa...
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Hackers Expose Data of 2.4M UK Cellphone Co. Customers

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Hackers Expose Data of 2.4M UK Cellphone Co. Customers British data protection watchdog the Information Commissioner's Office said Monday that it is investigating a hacking breach of mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse that may have exposed the...
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Cybersecurity Update

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- Tessian Security published research report showing that there is a 47% increase in breach incidents over the last 2 years caused by insiders (existing employees) o Includes both accidental data loss as well as deliberate data exfiltration by negligent or disgruntled employees o Amtrak, headquartered in Washington D.C., informed an unknown number of customers that their info was exposed after hacking incident. - Advanced Intelligence LLC is reporting that operators of NetWalker ransomware...
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Cybersecurity Update

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- UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) notified 65,000 patients that their PHI was stolen and placed on Dark Web to be monetized. - Privacy Affairs magazine published results of research of what hackers are selling stolen info on the Dark Web. Examples: o Credit card info = $12 to $20 each o Driver’s license = $70 to $550 each o Auto insurance card = $70 each o Facebook account = $74 each o Instagram account = $55 each o Tick Tok account = $15 each - KIPP SoCal, charter schools in...
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Cybersecurity Update

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- Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics, Inc. of Kirksville, Missouri notified 6,033 patients that their PHI was exposed after two boxes of paper medical records were found in a storage facility. - Domestic violence app supported by Dr. Phil suffers data breach o Aspire News, an app designed to assist domestic violence victims, has suffered a data breach with recordings from victims found on unsecured cloud storage. o included more than 4,000 voice recordings along with victim details, home...
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Cybersecurity Update

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Cybersecurity Update Bill Gates, Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos, Joe Biden, Kanye West, Elon Musk and many other high profile people had their Twitter accounts hacked. o All their followers received a tweet trying to convince users to send in $1000 in bitcoin - The US National Security Agency is warning hospitals, universities and pharmaceutical companies that Russian hackers are attempting to steal COVID-19 research using email phishing and malware attacks. - Wells Fargo ordered all of its...
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Cybersecurity Update

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Cybersecurity Update - Fortified Health Security reports that malicious attackers caused 60% of healthcare data breaches so far this year. - Children’s Hospital of Colorado, located in Aurora, notified 2,553 patients that their PHI was exposed after an email phishing attack. - Interpol reports that from January to April, it detected the following tied to COVID-19 topics: o 907,000 spam messages o 737 malware incidents o 48,000 malicious URLs - Becker’s Health IT magazine reports that...
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