BCPS takes responsibility for data breach that affected teachers – WBAL TV Baltimore

More than 2,500 of Baltimore County Public School system employees have had their personal information compromised and the district said it's their fault.It follows a number of technology issues the school system has been dealing with since November. School officials said they learned about the technology failure in…

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4 HBCU Medical Schools Get $6M To Widen COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach – Yahoo News

The New York TimesNFTs Are Selling for Millions. Are They Warming the Planet, Too?When Chris Precht, an Austrian architect and artist, first learned about nonfungible tokens, the digital collectibles taking the art world by storm, he was so enthralled, he said, he “felt like a little kid again.”…

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Third-party breaches affect crypto exchange and healthcare system. The ShinyHunters return. Data breaches reported at Indian companies. – The CyberWire

At a glance.Third-party breach affects cryptocurrency exchange.Tata Communications sustains data breach.ShinyHunters resurface with new breach.Password reset required at Moneycontrol.Healthcare data exposed in third-party breach.Paxful data exposed through third-party breach.A hacker on a Russian-language Telegram channel claims to have stolen customer and employee data from New York-based cryptocurrency exchange…

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Report on Patient Privacy Volume 21, Number 4. Privacy Briefs: April 2021 – JD Supra

[author: Jane Anderson] Report on Patient Privacy 21, no. 4 (April 2021) ◆ A Texas Medicaid subcontractor has been terminated after a data breach caused by a ransomware attack originating from Russia exposed the personal information of tens of thousands of low-income residents. A spokesperson for the Texas…

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Key considerations for cybersecurity executives dealing with remote work – SecurityInfoWatch

Over the course of the past year, the world has witnessed an unprecedented reliance on technology. Digital transformation proliferated across industries, necessitated by the need to remain connected and maintain productivity during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, organizations saw a significant uptick in cyberthreats. Successful hacks like…

Data breach exposes 470,000 sex workers and customers: What to do – Tom’s Guide

Home News Privacy Security (Image credit: Tero Vesalainen/Shutterstock) If you happen to have an account with the website EscortReviews.com, you’d better change your password right away. A database containing information on more than 472,000 site members has been posted online, reports Bleeping Computer.The database includes usernames, email addresses,…

Florida Healthy Kids blames health insurance data breach on third-party hack – The Daily Swig

Adam Bannister 03 February 2021 at 15:17 UTC Non-profit alleges that web hosting platform failed to apply security patchesThe Florida Healthy Kids Corporation (FHKC), a US provider of children’s health insurance, has traced a data breach affecting thousands of individuals to a cyber-attack on its web hosting platform.“Several…