In a comment letter sent to HHS officials, the American Hospital Association said it supports the inclusion of a “risk threshold” in the department’s interim final rule on health data breach notification, Health Data Management reports.
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AHA Endorses ‘Risk Threshold’ in HHS’ Data-Breach Notification Rule
Virus hunters are raising the alarm for a large-scale spam attack that uses fake Facebook password-reset messages to trick PC users into downloading a dangerous piece of malware.
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Facebook password-reset spam is Bredolab botnet attack
A bill to exclude some lawyers from the Federal Trade Commission’s anti-identity theft “red flag rule” has passed the U.S.
The FDIC wants you to know it’s not writing you. The agency that insures bank deposits warns that someone is sending out e-mails that appear to be from the FDIC asking people to check their insurance coverage
As many as 68,000 members of CalOptima, the Medicaid plan for Orange County, California, may be at risk of identity theft and fraud after several CDs containing their personal information disappeared while in transit, the agency reported.
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68,000 CalOptima Members at Risk in Data Breach
A serious data breach exposed the social security numbers of 2,920 people when 40 computers in the University of Wisconsin chemistry department were hacked over the last 18 months.
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Breach exposes SSN numbers