In one look.
- A US loan company is the victim of a data breach.
- Vice Society claims responsibility for the Palermo cyberattack.
- Medical data breaches are rampant in Arizona.
- Seattle Cancer Center reports data breach.
A US loan company is the victim of a data breach.
New York-based global business lending company OnDeck has revealed that it suffered a data breach following an unauthorized party gaining access to the company’s computer network. JDSupra reports that the intruder exfiltrated sensitive consumer data and transferred it to a private cloud storage account. Data exposed includes customer names, social security numbers, tax ID numbers, driver’s license numbers, passport numbers, financial account/payment card numbers, and medical or health information. Health Insurance. OnDeck first detected suspicious activity on some of its computers on March 10 and immediately shut down access to all affected devices. But three days later, OnDeck confirmed that the attackers had copied some OnDeck data to a private cloud storage account. On March 17, OnDeck’s investigative team took control of the cloud storage account, recovered the data, and closed access, but it’s unclear what the threat actor might have done with the data while they were in his possession. OnDeck filed formal notice of the breach on June 2 and began notifying affected parties.
Vice Society claims responsibility for the Palermo cyberattack.
BleepingComputer reports that ransomware group Vice Society claimed responsibility for the Palermo cyberattack. Municipal services, websites and all internet-related services remain unavailable in the Italian municipality, affecting more than one million people. The group has threatened to release all the stolen documents if a ransom is not paid by Sunday.
Medical data breaches are rampant in Arizona.
Arizona healthcare providers have found themselves at the forefront of cyberattacks over the past two years. Fox10 reports that according to the Civil Rights Bureau database, 20 health care entities within the state have cases under investigation, and sixteen of them are due to hacks or computer incidents. It was found that nearly 600,000 medical records in Arizona have been exposed over the past two years. John Komer, owner of Kraken Cyber Security Group, said: “If they haven’t protected the data, the release can be very damaging. I’ve seen clinics and others close because they weren’t in compliance with federal law, with HIPAA They were hacked and patient records were leaked Healthcare data breaches have been rampant lately, with 679 breaches affecting 45 million people the world over. last year, according to Critical Insight Security.
Seattle Cancer Center reports data breach.
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle has reported a data breach. Komo News reports that the hacker hacked into an employee’s email account on March 25, which contained sensitive information, including medical records, social security numbers, addresses, names and financial information. The center said in a statement that there was no evidence of impersonation or fraud, but it was notifying those affected by mail. The vendor also notes that it is taking steps to prevent another attack, including “reviewing its technical controls, policies, and procedures.”