Cottage Health System in California says patient information was apparently exposed on Google for 14 months because of a lapse in a business associate's protections for one of its servers. Experts discuss the implications for the BA.
A breach that apparently began on Black Friday may have exposed millions of credit and debit cards used to conduct transactions at Target retail stores, two major U.S. card issuers tell Information Security Media Group.
A combination of technical and managerial problems set the stage for hackers to breach a Department of Energy database last summer, a new report shows. The incident cost the department millions of dollars.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a malware attack that potentially affected 59,000 clients of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, which offers healthcare and other services.
Lawmakers have raised concerns that the Food and Drug Administration hasn't been as forthright as it should in disclosing an October breach that exposed personally identifiable information of 12,000 to 14,000 individuals.
The theft of 2 million credentials reminds security professionals that their organizations are at risk because many employees use the same passwords and devices for personal and business purposes, data security lawyer Ronald Raether says.