US healthcare billing services group hacked, affecting at least half a million individuals

Adaptive Health Integrations (AHI) has been breached. Sensitive information was accessed, but it took months to make the incident public.

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Hospitals taken offline after cyberattack

A group of French hospitals was taken offline afetr a data breach has been discovered. The stolen data are patient records including SSN, banking information, email addresses, and phone numbers.

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CafePress faces $500,000 fine for data breach cover up

The FTC has taken action against CafePress for the cover up of a data breach. The company is accused of lax security and deceptive practices.

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A week in security (Nov 22 – Nov 28)

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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Neiman Marcus data breach affects millions

Neiman Marcus has suffered a big data breach. What should you do if you are one of the affected customers?

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ID theft ghouls targeting Surfside victims is appalling, but no surprise

We look at examples of scammers trying to steal the identity of the dead, and observe those same awful tactics still in use today.

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Alleviating ransomware’s legal headaches with Jake Bernstein: Lock and Code S02E08

This week on Lock and Code, we speak to cybersecurity and privacy attorney Jake Bernstein about ransomware attacks that can cause legal peril.

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Ransomware group threatens to leak information about police informants

The Babuk ransomware group is threatening to release sensitive information from the Washington DC Police Department in just days.

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Funke Media Group suffers nationwide ransomware attack in Germany

The German Funke Media Group has suffered a ransomware attack affecting several offices around the nation which is severely hindering the publisher’s operations.

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Vastaamo psychotherapy data breach sees the most vulnerable victims extorted

A Finnish psychotherapy practice suffered a data breach (or two). Now its patients are receiving extortion messages.

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