Breaches and Hacks Archive

11,000 affected by email breach

The personal data of 11,000 people has been compromised after an employee at the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) sent an email containing confidential information to a group of business associates. The compromised data is said to …

Beware of data theft and other cybersecurity threats during tax season

According to the 2018 Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community, released on February 13, by Director of National Intelligence Daniel R. Coats, the risk of a cyber attack is growing. Adversaries continue to target US critical infrastructure and other sectors, and increasing sophistication and aggression pave the way for more surprise attacks.   The document suggests that, “The potential …