Payroll services provider PayChoice took its Web-based service offline for the second time in a month on Wednesday in response to yet another data breach caused by hackers.
PayChoice Suffers Another Data Breach
The change comes from the Federal Trade Commission that requires additional identification for institutions that lend money. Hospitals fall under this regulation because they let patients make payments on bills. It is known as the red flag requirement, and is meant to cut down on identity theft.
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Hospitals take steps to prevent identity theft
Glass crushing facility is expected to cost around $3.5 million.
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Ripple Glass Starts Glass Recycling Program in Kansas City
European firm adds recycling expert to its staff.
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Hydro Looks to Boost its Aluminum Recycling Efforts
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Harsco Inks Contract with Asphalt Shingle Manufacturer
New tips and information to help seniors and Medicare beneficiaries deter, detect and defend against medical identity theft were released today by the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The tips and a printable brochure are available now at www.StopMedicareFraud.gov and www.oig.hhs.gov/fraud/idtheft
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New Consumer Tips Help Prevent Medicare Fraud and Medical Identity Theft
The stolen laptop contained personal data on nearly every physician in the country.
Laptop Theft Nets Data On 800,000 Doctors
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Assistant Attorney General Tony West are urging seniors to take steps to avoid medical identification theft and Medicare fraud.
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Feds crack down on medical ID theft and Medicare fraud
In an apparent surprise move, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger rebuffed a bill that would have updated the 2003 landmark California data breach notification law.
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Schwarzenegger negs update to California breach law
Back in June 2005, right around the time that several major retailers (including TJX, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Boston Market and DSW) were being attacked by Albert Gonzalez’s cyber thief gang, Wal-Mart was quietly experiencing its own data breach. In Wal-Mart’s case, though, the breach began in June 2005 and wasn’t discovered by Wal-Mart until some 17 months later.These new details of Wal-Mart’s data breach—which saw POS source code grabbed and zapped to parties unknown in Eastern Europe—are shedding more light on the early days of these retail assaults and how various chains learned of them and then dealt with them.