Security breaches among healthcare organizations are soaring. That’s the conclusion of the Second Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security
AT&T on Monday acknowledged an organized attempt to hack information on as many as 1 million AT&T wireless customer accounts, but the company said no accounts were breached
While the healthcare industry moves to invest billions into electronic health records, a steady trail of breaches and broken promises of security is starting to take its toll on patient trust.
The hard drive, taken home by a physician, was encrypted, but the password was written on a piece of paper that also went missing
OCR reported a total of 364 such breaches, up from 345 in its previous post in October. The 364 breaches have impacted 18,190,451 persons in breaches reported by covered entities from September 22, 2009—the day prior to the effective date of the Breach Notification Rule—to September 14, 2011
Last week, two experts with knowledge of Nasdaq OMX Groups internal investigation said that while attackers hadnt directly attacked trading servers, they had installed malware on sensitive systems, which enabled them to spy on dozens of company directors
Attackers likely accessed sensitive data relating to military aircraft, missiles, and nuclear power plant designs and safety systems, said Japanese defense officials.
The Department of Energy’s non-classified IT systems have recently come under successful cyberattacks at least four times, costing the department more than $2 million, the DoE inspector general said in an audit made public Monday
All 4.9 million TRICARE military health plan beneficiaries that were affected by a recent data breach will be notified by mail, but they won’t be offered free credit monitoring services.
TRICARE, the U.S. military health program, has reported a massive breach affecting protected health information for 4.9 million patients in 10 states treated in San Antonio military facilities between 1992 and Sept. 7, 2011.