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Home Health Provider Hit with $240,000 HIPAA Penalty

Lincare, a major provider of in-home respiratory care and other services, will pay $238,900 in civil monetary penalties for violating the Health …

An orthopedic clinic pays $750,000 over HIPAA violation surrounding improper patient data sharing

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic of North Carolina will pay $750,000 to settle charges that it violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability …

HIPAA Violation Results in $4.8 Million Settlement

JD Supra Privacy Policy<p>Updated: May 25, 2018:<p>JD Supra is a legal publishing service that connects experts and their content with broader audiences of …

Advocate Health Hit with Record $5.5 Million HIPAA Penalty

Settlement Stems from OCR's Investigation Into Three 2013 Breaches Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • August 4, 2016<p>In the largest HIPAA …

Former Therapist Charged in HIPAA Case

Faces Charges Tied to Inappropriate Access to Records Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • April 9, 2015<p>A former respiratory therapist at an …

New York Hospital Forced to Pay Family Over Dr. Oz Footage of Dying Relative

When it comes to patient privacy, the healthcare world is supposed to have hard and fast rules as to what can and can not be disclosed. Healthcare providers are bound by HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) to keep their patients’ information private and to not …

9 indie tabletop games that will make game night fun again

If you haven’t played a board game in a while, you’re probably thinking “Board games? Like <i>Monopoly</i>?” That’s a classic for sure, but the indie board …

Board Games

Amazon alerts some users of password change following email leak

Amazon customer? You might’ve received an email yesterday from the online retail giant about a change to your account settings — specifically, your …

Smart Homes

Bitly users’ account credentials possibly compromised

Bitly users take heed: the company announced Thursday that it has "reason to believe that Bitly account credentials have been compromised."<p>In an "urgent security update," the link-shortening service said it has disconnected all users' Facebook and Twitter accounts from its service in order to …

LastPass Finds Security Holes In Its Online Password Manager, Doesn’t Think Anyone Exploited Them

When you’re in charge of keeping many hundreds of thousands of passwords under lock and key, trust is everything. Maintaining that trust means fessing up when things go wrong — even if it’s something you don’t think affected your users.<p>Such is the case today for LastPass, a popular password manager …

Hacker stole 'security-sensitive' data from Mozilla to target Firefox users

Firefox users were targeted via a browser exploit that was patched last month, after a hacker broke into Mozilla’s bug-tracking system ‘Bugzilla’ to steal data about potential weaknesses.<p>Mozilla says that the hacker managed to access Bugzilla’s “security-sensitive” information, which unlike the …

Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for US intelligence-sources

By Joseph Menn<p>SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers' incoming …

Yahoo security breach highlights the importance of personal protection

The recent breach at Yahoo has proved once again that, regardless of a company’s size and expertise, security is always an issue. In the wake of the …

Yahoo

Password Guidance: Simplifying Your Approach

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Can You Put a Dollar Amount on Your Company’s Cyber Risk?

Cyber breaches are one of the most likely and most expensive threats to corporations. Yet few companies can quantify just how great their cyber risk exposure truly is, preventing them from effectively protecting themselves.<p>Most managers rely on qualitative guidance from “heat maps” that describe …

These Bank Cards Will Make Fraud Nearly Impossible

Bank fraud is no joke. Unfortunately, that isn’t stopping hackers and thieves from stealing credit card numbers and bank information on a regular …

Beware of this code that hacks almost any Credit Card Reader

Beware of this code that hacks almost any Credit Card Reader<p>Shockingly, a majority of credit card holders residing in the USA are still using the …

This Credit Card Has a Screen So Its Security Code Can Change Every Hour

An ever-changing security code could prevent credit card fraud and thefts.<p>In order to combat the rise of online credit card theft, several French banks are partnering with security company Oberthur Technologies to create a credit card with a security code that is constantly changing so that within …

Cybersecurity firm accused of staging data breaches to extort clients

Have you ever heard of a cybersecurity firm called Tiversa? No? Well, you'll likely be hearing about it a lot in the coming weeks, because an ex-employee is accusing it of fraud. Richard Wallace, one of its former investigators, has recently testified against the firm in a Washington DC courtroom. …

Washington D.C.

Meet Apache Spot, a new open-source project for cybersecurity

Hard on the heels of the discovery of the largest known data breach in history, Cloudera and Intel on Wednesday announced that they've donated a new …

OVH suffers 1.5Tbps DDoS attack via 145,000 webcams

The machines are marching: in what is the world’s largest DDoS attack so far, hackers have enlisted a network of over 145,000 internet of things …

Cybersecurity Now and In the Future – Our Shared Responsibility

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month when participating governments and private industry jointly sponsor advocacy campaigns to promote awareness and ensure that every person around the world has the proper information and resources to be safer and more secure online. As a founding member of …

The source code for a potent DDoS tool has now been made public

In September, cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs was targeted by a massive DDoS attack that took his website offline. Now, Krebs is reporting that …

Encryption

Digital Offers: Grab the ultimate computer security bundle for $29

A large majority of our life resides in our computers these days. From personal files to pictures, bank statements and much more, so you should be …