Category: News

2015 Healthcare Hack Year to Only Get Worse

Data about more than 120 million people has been compromised in more than 1,100 separate branches of organizations handling protected health data since 2009, according to the Department of Health and Human Services data. 2015... read more

Government Data Breach Affects more than 20 Million

Government investigators now believe that a previous theft from he Office of Personnel Management computer systems compromised sensitive personal information of over 20 million people from both in and outside of the government.  Government data... read more

FDA Clouds Hang Over Vape Shops

Cities across america have seen a surge of vaping and e-cigarette stores in the past few years.  This surge of interest in vaping has created a lucrative niche market for small business owners. Within the... read more

Surveillance Tech Firm Gets Hacked

A company that sells software allowing governments to hack into computers has itself been hacked. Hacking Team, the Surveillance Tech Firm, Gets Hacked This is a great example of breach/release of data due to hacking ... read more

White Collar Exemption Proposed Regulation

The U.S Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule to modify the “white collar exemptions” provided by the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The DOL estimates that, if implemented, the proposed rule would extend overtime... read more

Chrysler recalls 1.4 million hackable cars

A flaw in several Chrysler models lets hackers remotely control them, posing an unprecedented danger for American drivers. Hackers can cut the brakes, shut down the engine, drive it off the road, or make all... read more