After the Uber data breach, cybercriminals have allegedly put the stolen Uber driver information on black markets, according to Motherboard.
A data breach at their health care provider could make patients uneasy and even cause them to leave for a different hospital or doctor, according to a survey by TransUnion Healthcare.
A survey of mid- to large-sized organizations found 3 of 4 respondents would not be able to find a data breach until sometime after it had occurred, CSO Online reported.
A cyberattack against LifeWise Health Plan may have affected 250,000 residents in Oregon, Statesman Journal reported.
Startup lender Kreditech is looking into a data breach potentially caused by a malicious insider that may have affected sensitive client information, KrebsOnSecurity reported.
A bipartisan bill introduced in Congress could curb privacy protection concerns regarding confidential student data collected by the education technology industry, The New York Times reported.
The IRS met with big players in the tax preparation industry, including tax software firms, to come up with a plan to stop tax fraud, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Retailers are advocating for greater customer information protections by asking Congress to pass federal data breach notification legislation.
A data breach at health insurance firm Premera Blue Cross potentially compromised 11 million medical and financial records, ThirdCertainty reported.
The number of records breached in 2014 jumped 25 percent year over year to 1 billion, according to IBM.