Washington, D.C., Attorney General Karl Racine has sued Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg for allegedly failing to protect consumer data following the Cambridge Analytica data leak.
Eye Care Leaders suffered unauthorized access to its myCare Integrity EMR offering, impacting at least eight eye care providers and hundreds of thousands of individuals.
In the wake of a massive data breach involving more than half a million Chicago Public Schools students and staff, the district still wants to know why it took its vendor months to disclose the breach.
The Verizon Business 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report (2022 DBIR) examines an unprecedented year in cybersecurity history, and sheds light on some of the leading issues affecting the international cybersecurity landscape.
The personal information of more than half a million Chicago Public Schools students and staff was compromised in a ransomware attack last December, but the vendor didn’t report it to the district until last month, officials said.
Media giant Nikkei’s Asian unit has been hit by a ransomware attack. While the extent of the attack and whether or not customer data was leaked is still unknown, Nikkei has been forced to shut down affected servers as they investigate further. This attack follows a 2019 incident where Nikkei lost $29 million in a single wire transfer due to a business email compromise scam.
The UK’s data protection watchdog has confirmed a penalty for the controversial facial recognition company, Clearview AI — announcing a fine of just over £7.5 million today for a string of breaches of local privacy laws.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) has issued a threat brief providing information on the cyber organizations of the Russian Intelligence Services which pose a threat to organizations in the United States, including the healthcare and public health (HPH) sector.
The Connecticut governor has formally signed and passed An Act Concerning Personal Data Privacy and Online Monitoring (CPDA), making this law the fifth US state consumer privacy law. The CPDA goes into effect on July 1, 2023, and exempts nonprofits, qualifying covered entities, and business associates subject to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and data in an employment or commercial B2B context.
Thousands of files of student data — including Social Security numbers, medical records and academic transcripts — were exposed to all students and employees in the DeKalb County School District’s network, according to a high school student newspaper.