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July 20, 2018
Medical data breach

LabCorp Diagnostics, one of the biggest medical diagnostic companies in the U.S., disclosed that it was investigating a data breach that may have occurred on their networks.

While LabCorp isn’t a household name, there’s a good chance they’ve handled some of your medical records or those belonging to someone you know. As listed on their website, the company handles “more than 115 million patient encounters per...

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July 19, 2018

Election Systems and Software (ES&S), the nation’s largest manufacturer of voting machines, has admitted they installed potentially compromising backdoor software on machines sold over a six-year period.

The admission came by way of a letter to Senator Ron Wyden. The software, pcAnywhere, was sold on voting machines between 2000 and 2006. This admission directly contradicts statements made by the company...

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July 12, 2018

We had a record-breaking year for natural disasters in 2017, with $16 billion events upending peoples’ lives across the United States. Disaster preparedness is essential as we head into spring and summer, especially if...

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July 10, 2018
Data Breach Decline

By Eva Velasquez, President & CEO of the Identity Theft Resource Center

When the ITRC released its data breach report for the most recent quarter with a year over year comparison that showed a decrease in the overall number of reported breaches I felt the internet breathe a collective sigh of relief. 

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July 9, 2018
Timehop data breach

Timehop, an app for archiving social media activities, was breached on July 4. The breach compromised data for 21 million users from the company’s cloud environment including names, email addresses, and the phone numbers for roughly a quarter of them.

In an email to their users, Timehop stated: “The damage was limited because of our long-standing commitment to only use the data we absolutely need to...

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July 9, 2018

Individuals are becoming more aware—and concerned—about their personal cyber risks in this age of the data breach.

Once a product for commercial lines, cyber insurance is emerging as the next frontier for personal lines coverages. Cyber threats such as data theft, system compromise and social media risks are no longer exclusive to businesses; they happen to people, too.

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