Almost 20 million records exposed in breach affecting Quest and LabCorp

Executive Summary Financial, healthcare and other personal / private information is a treasure trove for criminals and the proliferation of online records (payment, healthcare, etc.) and data sharing between entities (e.g., web portals for accessing healthcare records, payment portals for both B2B and B2C payment processing, etc.) gives these criminals countless opportunities to find data […]

Another healthcare breach exposes hundreds of thousands of patient records

Data breaches in three different locations including Farmington Missouri (48,000 records), Atlanta Georgia (397,000 records) and the Central / Midwest US (210,000 records) allegedly including Social Security numbers, full names, physical addresses, dates of birth and insurance information. The names of the organizations have not yet been released and the attacker has advised that a […]

2.2 million cancer patients data exposed in breach of 21st Century Oncology Holdings

According to this story, information including patient name, physician name, Social Security Number, diagnoses, treatment information and insurance information (no details on specifically what insurance information) was exposed in a breach that occurred in November of 2015.  According to the story, news of the breach was withheld until the FBI investigation of the breach could […]