ABC Film Crews Leave Hospitals on the Hook for HIPAA Fines

Who: Boston Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital How many records impacted: Undisclosed Timeline: Occurred: 10/1/2014 Discovered by the Organization: Unconfirmed Publicly Reported: September 20, 2018 What Happened: Trauma centers are fascinating places. Lives very often hang in the balance, with highly skilled teams of professionals working frenetically to ensure this […]

Insult To Injury – Florida Health Care Management Firm Accidentally Gives Data To Attackers

Who: HMC HealthWorks How many records impacted: Undisclosed Timeline: Occurred: Undisclosed Discovered by the Organization: July 16, 2018 Publicly Reported: August 22, 2018 What Happened: On July 16, 2018 Health Management Concepts, also known as HMC Healthworks, discovered they were the unlucky recipients of a ransomware infection. Like so many other businesses, it seems HMC […]

Data Breach Highlight: Leading Law Firms Take A Hit

Who: Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP How many impacted: Unknown Timeline: Occurred: Mid 2015 Reported: March 29, 2016 What Happened: Details are murky as to what, exactly, has taken place within the networks of two of Wall Street’s most trusted law firms. According to initial reporting by the Wall […]

Data Breach Highlight: Camden County Courthouse Comprise

Who: Camden County, Missouri How many impacted: Unknown Timeline: Occurred: January 20, 2016 Reported: February 5, 2016 What Happened: Unknown persons compromised a courthouse computer hard drive containing e-mails belonging to county officials. Apparently the emails in question were the subject of an information request under Missouri’s Sunshine Law, intended to promote openness in the […]

Data Breach Highlight: Neiman Marcus Takes Another Hit

Who: Neiman Marcus How many impacted: Approximately 5,200 Timeline: Occurred: December 26, 2015 Reported: January 29, 2016 What Happened: Just as Neiman Marcus was heading back to court to fight a class action lawsuit arising out of the 2013 breach of customer payment card data, certain “unauthorized individuals” launched an automated attack attempting to access […]