Verifone controllers at approximately two dozen gas station convenience stores were targeted by an intrusion in January, reports http://www.businessinsider.com on the ground of security blog Krebs on Security.
A huge email marketing organization called River City Media failed to safeguard backups of its database of 1.34 billion email accounts, resulting in all that user information being available for anyone to see, informs http://fortune.com.
Millions of Georgia voters may have had their personal information compromised for the second time in as many years, as the Federal Bureau of Investigation opened an investigation Friday at Kennesaw State University’s Center for Election Systems involving an alleged data breach, writes http://www.myajc.com.
A breach in an Internet-connected system at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) earlier this month has resulted in the personal data of 850 national servicemen and employees being stolen, said www.channelnewsasia.com.
Michael F. Neidorff, chairman, CEO of Centene, announcing that six missing hard drives contain the name, address, date of birth, social security number, member ID number, and health information of 950,000 members, databreaches.net reports.
Personal data and non-public information on almost 60 percent of US citizens was available online because of a misconfigured database. More than 191 million US voters' records have been discovered online by security researchers, zdnet.com reports.
Medical records were found in an open air dumpster behind a former medical clinic called AllMed on Eastchase Parkway near Minnie Brown Road in east Montgomery, wtvm.com reports. The records included prescriptions, lab results, names of patients and their birthdays -- all considered Private Health Information under HIPAA privacy laws.