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Medical Center Rebuilding EMR Following Ransomware Attack

Queen Creek Medical Center (QCMC), also known as Desert Wells Family Medicine, located in Arizona, has notified up to 35,000 patients of a data breach following a ransomware attack that corrupted...

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FabFitFun Settles Class Action for $625,000 for Alleged Data Security Failures

FabFitFun, a fashion and beauty subscription service, settled claims that it failed to adequately protect and secure consumer data resulting in a data breach for a sum of $625,000 in the...

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OCR Announces 20th Settlement Under Right of Access Initiative

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently announced that it has entered into the 20th settlement under its Right of Access Initiative. The settlement with Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in...

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Few Organizations are Actually Preparing for a Ransomware Attack

Although executives of organizations report that ransomware is their number one security concern, and 87 percent of them expect an increase in cyber-attacks against their organizations over the next year, only...

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Ohio City Considering Anti-Drone Voyeurism Law

Recently, the Hamilton City Council in Ohio proposed a new local ordinance that would specifically prohibit the use of drones to commit voyeurism in response to complaints from a resident that...

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Privacy Tip #300 – Apple iPhone Users: Update Your iPhone iOS ASAP

We have noted before how important it is to update the operating system (OS) on your mobile phone as soon as you receive notice from the manufacturer. This week, Apple issued...

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ProtonMail forced to log user’s IP address after an order from Swiss authorities

Following the incident the company has updated its website and privacy policy to clarify its legal obligations to its userbase The post ProtonMail forced to log user’s IP address after an order from Swiss authorities appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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FBI Warns of Hive Ransomware Following Attack Against Hospital System

On August 25, 2021, the FBI issued a Flash Alert to warn companies, especially in the health care industry, about the proliferation of attacks by threat actors using Hive ransomware. According...

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Irish DPA Hits WhatsApp with $266M Fine for Alleged GDPR Violations

When GDPR became effective three years ago, companies took notice of the fines and penalties attached to violations of the stringent privacy law—4 percent of global annual sales. The fines have...

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Voyage of Autonomous Ship in Japan; First to Set Sail in Area with Heavy Marine Traffic

In 20 years, could it be possible that 50 percent of all domestic ships on Japan’s coastal waters will be piloting themselves? Absolutely. A public interest organization in Japan, the Nippon...

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