Posted on November 9th, 2010 No comments
A GSA employee’s error has exposed the Social Security numbers of everyone in the agency.
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GSA error exposes entire staff to potential identity theft
Today we honor the louts, the Luddites, and the lazy. Everyone has a little techie vice–raise your hand if you have ever used “password” as a password–but with this outing we’re digging a little deeper, calling out the really bad habits that can cause permanent damage to your high-tech psyche.
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The 25 Worst High-Tech Habits (and How to Fix Them)
Town of New Baltimore data loss incident circa 2010-11-06
Personal information of 1,500 seniors contained in an email attachment was accidentally sent to 400 students
Seton Hall University data loss incident circa 2010-10-21
St Vincent’s University Hospital data loss incident circa 2010-10-21
A spree of payment card fraud incidents at multiple retail locations in Seattle has prompted an investigation by law enforcement authorities.
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Fraud Spree Strikes Seattle
Organizations need a team of competent incident response staff with the right skills and technical expertise to stay ahead of the curve.
Incident Response: Drafting the Team
Investigators believe the scammers used either a skimming device or a computer hack to steal credit and debit card information from victims that had used their cards at the Onondaga County Civic Center. Police have now heard from more than 60 victims.
Civic Center credit card breach may be a computer hack
Google rarely contacts Gmail users via email, but we are making an exception to let you know that we’ve reached a settlement in a lawsuit regarding Google Buzz ( http://buzz.google.com ), a service we launched within Gmail in February of this year. Read More
Google Buzz Alert
Richmond Public Schools data loss incident circa 2010-10-21
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Email sent to employees contained 110 students names and Social Security numbers