CNET: Collections firm breach exposes data on 7.7M LabCorp customers

CNET: Collections firm breach exposes data on 7.7M LabCorp customers. “LabCorp said in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it was recently notified of that a security breach occurred at American Medical Collection Agency between August 1, 2018, and March 30, 2019. The revelation comes a day after Quest Diagnostics said 11.9 million of its patients may have been exposed in a data breach at AMCA, an external collections agency used by LabCorp and other companies in the health care industry.”

CNET: Quest Diagnostics says data on nearly 12M patients exposed by breach

CNET: Quest Diagnostics says data on nearly 12M patients exposed by breach. “Quest Diagnostics said 11.9 million of its patients may have been exposed in a data breach of computer systems at the American Medical Collection Agency, a billings collection firm the medical lab works with.”

BBC: Top Australia university data breach extends back 19 years

BBC: Top Australia university data breach extends back 19 years. 19 YEARS? “The Australian National University (ANU) said it detected the breach two weeks ago and is working with security agencies to investigate further… Data including personal contact details, payroll information, bank account details, passport details and student academic records were accessed. The university said the systems that stored information such as credit card details and medical records had not been affected.”

CNET: Hackers steal credit card information from Checkers fast-food chain

CNET: Hackers steal credit card information from Checkers fast-food chain. “Hackers infected checkout stations at more than 100 of the fast-food restaurant’s locations with malicious software that stole payment card information, the company said Wednesday. So when the cashier swiped your card to pay for boneless chicken wings or a triple crispy fish sandwich, the fryer got to work on your lunch and the hackers got their hands on your credit card number. The stolen information also included cardholder names, card expiration dates and card verification codes, the company said.”

BetaNews: Flipboard hacked — attackers had access to database of user information for 9 months

BetaNews: Flipboard hacked — attackers had access to database of user information for 9 months. “Flipboard is resetting the passwords of millions of users after suffering a data breach. Hackers were able to access databases containing usernames and passwords, as well as access tokens for some third-party services.”

The Register: Maker of US border’s license-plate scanning tech ransacked by hacker, blueprints and files dumped online

The Register: Maker of US border’s license-plate scanning tech ransacked by hacker, blueprints and files dumped online. “The maker of vehicle license plate readers used extensively by the US government and cities to identify and track citizens and immigrants has been hacked. Its internal files were pilfered, and are presently being offered for free on the dark web to download.”