Trump’s Press Secretary Appears to Have Exposed President’s Banking Information

Daniel Politi reports: During a briefing on Friday, Donald Trump’s press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, wanted to tell a feel-good story of where the president had decided to donate his salary this quarter. So she held up the $100,000 check that she said… Continue reading Trump’s Press Secretary Appears to Have Exposed President’s Banking Information

Five months after they were notified of a data breach, Prime Communication notifies 8,000 employees

Last month, I pointed readers to a news report out of Moore, Oklahoma about how Tonya Smith, a former employee of Prime Communications, had reportedly been sent an email with personal information on 8,000 of their employees.  The mistake occurred on De… Continue reading Five months after they were notified of a data breach, Prime Communication notifies 8,000 employees

TN: The Little Clinic notifies more than 10,000 patients after discovering glitch in online appointment system

The following is a press release: NASHVILLE, Tenn.May 22, 2020– The Little Clinic (TLC) announced today that patients could have had their protected health information (PHI) accessed due to a failure in TLC’s online appointment functionalit… Continue reading TN: The Little Clinic notifies more than 10,000 patients after discovering glitch in online appointment system

Leesburg Woman Sentenced To 48 Months In Prison For Aggravated Identity Theft And Wire Fraud

There’s an update to an insider breach previously reported on this site.  From the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida on May 19: Ocala, Florida – Senior U.S. District Judge James D. Whittemore today sentenced Stacey L… Continue reading Leesburg Woman Sentenced To 48 Months In Prison For Aggravated Identity Theft And Wire Fraud

Popular teen app Wishbone hacked (again), 40 million users’ info being given away

We know that no security is perfect, but when a company collecting and storing teenagers’ data has repeated breaches, it’s cause for concern – and possible investigation by federal and state regulators. In 2017, we learned that the po… Continue reading Popular teen app Wishbone hacked (again), 40 million users’ info being given away

Ohioans’ and Coloradans’ personal info exposed in pandemic unemployment data breaches

Two more states have reported breaches or issues with state portals to apply for pandemic-related unemployment benefits. In Ohio, Maggy McDonel reports: The personal information of Ohioans receiving pandemic unemployment assistance was recently exposed… Continue reading Ohioans’ and Coloradans’ personal info exposed in pandemic unemployment data breaches

How secure is your child’s data in Virginia’s virtual classrooms?

Tom Nash or the Virginia Center for Investigative Journalism reports: … As the pandemic forces Virginia’s 1.2 million public school students to trade classrooms for laptops and smartphones — if they have them — many educators, parents and privacy… Continue reading How secure is your child’s data in Virginia’s virtual classrooms?

ADT employee spied on customers for years through their security cameras, lawsuits claim

Ron Hurtibise reports: Hundreds of customers of ADT Security Services were spied on through security cameras installed inside and outside of their homes, two federal lawsuits filed Monday are claiming. ADT, headquartered in Boca Raton, “failed to provi… Continue reading ADT employee spied on customers for years through their security cameras, lawsuits claim

PA: Ex-Geisinger employee accessed hundreds of patients’ info improperly

From their notice of May 18: WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center has notified certain patients that their protected health information (PHI) may have been accessed by an individual employee in a non-permitted manner. On March 20… Continue reading PA: Ex-Geisinger employee accessed hundreds of patients’ info improperly