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Dental Health Insurer Hack Affects Nearly 9 Million

Data Breach Today

More than 100 Agencies, Health Entities Impacted by Data Breach Discovered in March An insurance provider that services many state Medicaid agencies and the Children's Health Insurance Program told regulators that hackers compromised the personal and protected health information of nearly 9 million patients in an incident discovered in March.

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Weekly Update 349

Troy Hunt

This week's update is dominated by my experience with "Lena", the scammer from Gumtree who tried to fleece my wife of $800. There's a blow-by-blow rundown of how it all happened in this video and it's fascinating to think that these things can actually be successful given all the red flags. But they are, and in Australia alone innocent victims are stung to the tune of more than 3 billion dollars every year by fraudsters which is a staggering number.


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NHS data breach: trusts shared patient details with Facebook without consent

The Guardian Data Protection

Observer investigation reveals Meta Pixel tool passed on private details of web browsing on medical sites NHS trusts are sharing intimate details about patients’ medical conditions, appointments and treatments with Facebook without consent and despite promising never to do so. An Observer investigation has uncovered a covert tracking tool in the websites of 20 NHS trusts which has for years collected browsing information and shared it with the tech giant in a major breach of privacy.

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New Buhti ransomware operation uses rebranded LockBit and Babuk payloads

Security Affairs

The recently identified Buhti operation targets organizations worldwide with rebranded LockBit and Babuk ransomware variants. Researchers from Symantec discovered a new ransomware operation called Buhti (aka Blacktail ) that is using LockBit and Babuk variants to target Linux and Windows systems worldwide. The ransomware operation hasn’t its own ransomware payload, however, it uses a custom information stealer to target specified file types.

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Customer Experience Management: Optimizing Your Strategy for Financial Success

Speaker: Diane Magers, Founder and Chief Experience Officer at Experience Catalysts

In the world of business, connecting the dots from experience to financial impact is an essential skill. Transforming customer engagement, Voice of Customer (VoC) insights, and Journey Maps into tangible financial outcomes poses a significant challenge for most organizations. To gain buy-in from the C-Suite and key stakeholders, it’s crucial to illustrate how Experience Management translates into clear, measurable business results.

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Netflix’s Password-Sharing Crackdown Has Hit the US

WIRED Threat Level

TikTok user data is exposed to Chinese ByteDance employees, a screen recording app goes rogue in Google Play, and privacy groups want Slack to expand encryption.

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CISA adds recently patched Barracuda zero-day to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog

Security Affairs

US CISA added recently patched Barracuda zero-day vulnerability to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog. US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added a recently patched Barracuda zero-day vulnerability to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. This week, the network security solutions provider Barracuda warned customers that some of its Email Security Gateway (ESG) appliances were recently breached by threat actors exploiting a now-patched zero-day vulnerability

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Is the BlackByte ransomware gang behind the City of Augusta attack?

Security Affairs

The city of Augusta in Georgia, U.S., admitted that the recent IT system outage was caused by a cyber attack. While the City of Augusta revealed that a cyberattack caused the recent IT outage, the BlackByte ransomware gang has claimed responsibility for the attack. The attack took place on May 21, the administrator at the City announced that they were experiencing a disruption in network services, warning of potential impacts on telephone and email access.