WENDYS DATA BREACH – WHERE’S THE BREACH?

Wendy's launches investigation into data breach after customers complain of fraudulent charges on credit and debit cards.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SERVICES DATA BREACH NOTIFICATION

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is contacting patients about a 2010 data breach.  About 1,500 patients are included in the data breach notification.  The data breach involves a resident physician who was employed by terminated by UAMS and terminated in 2010. UAMS says it recently discovered the resident kept some patient lists and notes regarding patients in violation [...]

REPORT INDICATES CYBERCRIME WAVE IS SHIFTING TO MOBILE DEVICES AND APPLE PRODUCTS

The cybercrime wave is shifting away from attacks on Windows machines and migrating to the mobile marketplace, according to a just released yearly report from Cisco.  According to Cisco's 2010 Annual Security Report, cybercriminals have shifted their focus to a number of areas ripe for exploitation, such as so-called "work-at-home" scams that are nothing more than enlisting people [...]

PENTAGON COMPUTERS HACKED

The Pentagon's computers have been hacked - the Pentagon's official credit union, PenFed, computers have been hacked by malware.  As a result of the data security breach, the personal and financial records of hundreds of thousands of pentagon credit union members (including members of the U.S. military and their families) are at risk for identity theft. The Pentagon [...]

CHAPEL HILL DATA BREACH SPARKS WITCH HUNT

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill experienced a data breach approximately three years ago, but was first allegedly discovered in 2009.  The data breach could have revealed more than 100,000 patients' medical records.  A cancer researcher, Bonnie C. Yankaskas, has been the focus of the university.  Yankaskas is challenging the university's decision to demote her and reduce her salary after a [...]