Emory Healthcare Database Breach: What Happened?

Misconfigured MongoDB and Similar Databases Still Falling Victim to AttacksAn attack on a database used by Emory Healthcare for patient appointments is the largest health data breach reported to federal regulators...

Breach Tally: Hacking Incidents Still on the Rise

Latest Analysis of Federal Breach Tally TrendsSo far in 2017, hacking incidents continue to affect the largest number of individuals impacted by major health data breaches. Meanwhile, incidents involving unencrypted computing...

New Mexico Set to Be 48th State with Breach Notification Law

Gov. Susana Martinez Expected to Sign Measure SoonNew Mexico lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved the Data Breach Notification Act. If signed, as expected, by Gov. Susana Martinez, Alabama and South Dakota would...

FCC Privacy Rule a Presidential Signature Away from Being Axed

House Votes to Block Implementation of Reg to Require Consumer Approval to Sell Their DataRepublican-backed legislation is a presidential signature away from dismantling a Federal Communications Commission regulation to require internet...

Google Discovery Shows Fragility of Mobile Phone Security

Wi-Fi Exploit Could Take Over Millions of Apple, Android DevicesFlaws in a microchip used widely in Apple and Android mobile devices can be exploited to remotely hack a device over Wi-Fi....

Callisto Group Repurposed Dumped Hacking Team Spying Tool

Hackers Didn't Try to Reinvent the Wheel, Security Firm F-Secure SaysCyberattackers love not having to reinvent the wheel. At least, that's the tactic favored by the Callisto group, an "advanced threat...

Blowout Cards Issues Card-Skimming Breach Alert

Hacker Skimmed Payment Card Details Using Modified PHP FileIn the wake of fraud reports, Blowout Cards has issued a security alert to customers, warning that an attacker hacked its website and...

Telehealth App Vendor Files Motion to Dismiss Privacy Case

Experts: Consumers Need to Read Fine Print, Assess Privacy RiskMDLive has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit that alleges the telehealth application vendor violated users' privacy by "secretly...

NIST Issues Draft Guidance for Wireless Infusion Pumps

Describes How to Secure Devices Using Commercial ProductsThe National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued new draft guidance for securing wireless infusion pumps to mitigate data security and patient safety...

Modernizing Government Technology Act Passes House

Legislation Seen as Improving Federal CybersecurityThe House of Representatives has passed the Modernizing Government Technology Act, legislation seen as improving the security of government IT systems. "It will keep our digital...

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