Former DHS official charged with stealing govt employees’ PII

A former Department of Homeland Security acting inspector general pleaded guilty today to stealing confidential and proprietary software and sensitive databases from the US government containing employees’ personal identifying information (PII). 61-year-old Charles Kumar Edwards coordinated the scheme while working Read More …

Data breach: Broward Health warns 1.3 million patients, staff of ‘medical identity theft’

This weekend, the Broward Health hospital system notified more than 1.3 million patients and staff members that their personal information was involved in a data breach that started on October 15. In a statement on Saturday, the Florida hospital system Read More …

Top 10 healthcare breaches in the U.S. exposed data of 19 million

The healthcare sector has been the target of hundreds of cyberattacks this year. A tally of public data breach reports so far shows that tens of millions of healthcare records have been exposed to unauthorized parties. Most of the largest Read More …

Fintech firm hit by log4j hack refuses to pay $5 million ransom

One of the largest Vietnamese crypto trading platforms, ONUS, recently suffered a cyber attack on its payment system running a vulnerable Log4j version. Soon enough, threat actors approached ONUS to extort a $5 million sum and threatened to publish the Read More …