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OCR Cybersecurity Newsletter Focuses on Controlling Access to ePHI

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recently issued its Summer 2021 Cybersecurity Newsletter, which focuses on controlling access to electronic personal health...

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Privacy Tip #292 – Some Mint Mobile Users’ Information Compromised

Mint Mobile notified a “small number” of customers last weekend that their personal information was compromised between June 8 and June 10, when a threat actor ported the phone numbers of...

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Las Vegas’ University Medical Center Hit with REvil Ransomware

University Medical Center in Las Vegas announced that it recently became the victim of a ransomware attack by REvil, a well-known threat actor that has attacked many hospitals and health systems...

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Dispute Over Data Leak Highlights Legal Risks for UK Researchers

An expensive, months-long legal tussle between a UK engineer and a healthcare non-profit is spurring calls for reform to the country’s 30 year-old Computer Misuse Act, which Dyke and others contend...

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Episode 212: China’s Stolen Data Economy (And Why We Should Care)

In this episode of the podcast (#212), Brandon Hoffman, the CISO of Intel 471 joins us to discuss that company’s latest report that looks at China’s diversified marketplace for stolen data...

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Episode 211: Scrapin’ ain’t Hackin’. Or is it?

Is scraping the same as hacking or just an example of “zealous” use of a social media platform? And if it isn’t considered hacking…should it be? As more and more online...

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Phishing at the California State Controller’s Office

The California State Controller’s Office (SCO) was recently a victim of phishing. According to its website, an employee of the SCO’s Unclaimed Property Division clicked on a link in an email,...

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Exclusive: Flaws in Zoom’s Keybase App Kept Chat Images From Being Deleted

A serious flaw in Zoom’s Keybase secure chat application left copies of images contained in secure communications on Keybase users’ computers after they were supposedly deleted. The post Exclusive: Flaws in Zoom’s...

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Marriott Wins CCPA Data Breach Lawsuit

Marriott recently won dismissal of a proposed class action data breach lawsuit alleging several violations, including a violation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The case, Arifur Rahman v. Marriott...

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Excellus Health Plan Pays $5.1M to OCR in Settlement Following Data Breach

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently announced that it had entered into a Resolution Agreement, Corrective Action Plan, and settlement with Lifetime Healthcare,...

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