Tags personally identifiable information (PII)

Florida homecoming queen faces up to 16 years after alleged scheme to hack high school contest

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

She and her mother could spend a maximum of 16 years in prison each.

Hackers disrupt networks at San Diego medical provider, Kansas organ transplant facilitator

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The two breaches underscore how, more than a year into a pandemic, cybercriminals are still interfering with computer networks in the medical sector.

Geico data breach opens door to unemployment scams

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The scammers used personal information on Geico customers acquired elsewhere to access Geico’s sales system, the insurer said.

UK arrests suspects tied to WeLeakInfo, a site shuttered for selling breached personal data

by Joe Warminsky • 4 months ago

Cops also visited alleged WeLeakInfo shoppers to warn them about their role in the scheme.

US officials shut down scam websites impersonating Moderna, Regeneron

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The scammers were after data that they could use for fraud or phishing, prosecutors said.

Bug could expose patient data from GE medical imaging devices, researchers warn

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

"The bigger picture here is authentication, and it’s a problem that’s unfortunately typical for medical devices," said CyberMDX's Elad Luz.

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