Pearson Plc’s discloses massive data breach for U.S. students

13,000 schools and university accounts have been exposed by the breach. On Thursday, Pearson Plc, a British education company stated, it has notified customers of a massive data breach which resulted in unauthorized access to about 13,000 school and university accounts, mostly confined to the United States. The data breach exposed the first names, last…

Hackers access 2.65M patient data of Atrium Health, previously Carolinas HealthCare System

The security incident occurred at Atrium Health’s third-party provider AccuDoc Solutions. In yet another massive data breach, Atrium Health, previously known as Carolinas HealthCare System, stated data of nearly 2.65 million patients, including their dates of birth, addresses, and social security numbers, may have been compromised at its third-party provider AccuDoc Solutions. Incidentally, Atrium provides…

Hackers tried to extort money from British pharmacy – Superdrug

While hackers were able to get access to Superdrug’s customer database containing client’s name, address, date of birth and phone numbers, they did not manage to get their hands on Superdrug’s clients’ payment info. Superdrug, a British pharmacy, has disclosed that hackers had, in all probability, managed to access the personal information of some of…