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The holidays are often associated with eggnog, Santa and reindeer, but for Atlanta-area consumer rights advocates, this time of year brings to mind fraud, identity theft and scams.
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Con artists prey on holiday spirit
Current account holders with Santander may have received a bank statement that does not belong to them.
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Santander sends wrong statements to 35,000 current account holders
Thousands of patients are being offered identity theft protection after a laptop was stolen from a doctor’s home in Fitchburg. The laptop contained medical data from more than 3,000 patients at Dean Health System and St
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Laptop with medical info stolen from Wis. doctor
Use of unauthorized services highlights department’s need to keep up with computing advances, CIO says.
Registration for the Medicare and Medicaid electronic health records incentive programs opens Jan. 3, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced
Government EHR incentive program ready to go
The University of Wisconsin sent out letters to roughly 60,000 students and staff, warning that hackers had managed to breach a campus ID database containing names, social security numbers and other sensitive information, reports the eSecurity Planet.
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UW data breach, 60k compromised
2,284 Patients' Full Name, Date Of Birth, Age, Sex, Hospital Medical Record Number And Physician'S Last Name Exposed Due To Lost Memory Card
Mountain Vista Medical Center data loss incident circa 2010-12-13
Posted on December 26th, 2010 No comments
Physicians, Attorneys, Many Hospitals No Longer Must ComplyPresident Obama on Saturday signed legislation that exempts certain businesses, including physician practices and apparently most hospitals, from the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule.
Obama Signs Red Flags Exemptions Bill
Posted on December 25th, 2010 No comments
As people struggle to make ends meet in the down economy, stealing credit card information is a growth industry, according to authorities.
Identity skimming rises as police budgets shrink