California

Email Breach at UC Davis Health Systems, 1,300 Patients Affected

A doctor at UC Davis Health Systems, California has been the victim of an email intrusion that puts over 1,300 patients’ data at risk. The breach did not impact health records, Social Security numbers or any personal financial data but UC Davis notified all affected patients on October 7. In total, 1,326 patients have been Read More

New California Bill Limits Student Social Media Surveillance

A new bill signed by California Governor Jerry Brown makes it mandatory for schools that collect and monitor their students’ social media posts to discard the information. This has to be done within one year of the student turning 18 or leaving the school. In addition, schools are required to notify parents that they are Read More

Second Data Breach at Albertsons & Supervalu

Only a few weeks removed, Albertsons and Supervalu have been struck by another data breach affecting credit cards and putting customer data at risk. Both companies revealed on Monday night that they had discovered malware on their card processing systems, which they believe was installed in late August or early September. More than a dozen Read More

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