Employee's email account compromised exposing sensitive patient information @ The Oregon Clinic

In April 2018, the clinic disclosed that an unauthorised party had accessed an employee's email account and gained unauthorised access to patient information. The exposed information included names, dates of birth and certain medical information (...

Possible data breach leaves c.30,000 utility customers vulnerable @ City of Goodyear and Superion

In May 2018, the city disclosed a data breach affecting approximately 30,000 individuals. The city discovered the issue within its billing system after a customer informed them of fraudulent activity on their bank account. City officials took t...

Child tracker outfit admits data breach but starts row with security researcher who discovered it @ uKnow.com, Inc and uKnowKids

In Feburary 2016, the social media monitoring service company disclosed a data breach after unauthorized access to one of their databases containing "customer data, business data, trade secrets and proprietary algorithms" over the course of 26 hours o...

Major email marketing organization accidentally exposes over billion people's data @ River City Media

Described at the time it was disclosed (March 2017) as the largest single data breach in history. In January 2017, the email marketing organisation discovered 1.34 billion records had been compromised. This data breach was discovered by the efforts...

134,512 patient records accessed by hackers at US healthcare company @ St. Peter’s Surgery & Endoscopy Center

The second-largest healthcare breach of 2018 and the largest breach to hit New York state since the breach of more than 3.4 million records in 2016. In January 2018, the hospital reported that it discovered a data breach of 134,512 individuals afte...

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