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Data Stolen on 900 Southern California Mental Health Patients

Authorities say personal information on 900 Los Angeles County mental health patients was stolen but it’s unclear if any of it was misused for ID theft. The Los Angeles Times reported documents with Social Security numbers, birth dates, medical and …

Premera Blue Cross in Washington Says Data on 11M Exposed by Hackers

Mountlake Terrace, Wash.-based Premera Blue Cross, which sells health insurance in the northwestern U.S., said information on 11 million people may have been exposed in a cyberattack uncovered six weeks ago. Hackers may have accessed information including names, Social Security numbers, bank …

Data Breach of 20K Young Patients at California Hospital

Southern California’s Rady Children’s Hospital says the private health data of more than 20,000 young patients was mistakenly shared with a handful of job applicants. U-T San Diego reported that in one breach this month a Rady employee emailed a …

Montana State University: Employee Social Security numbers at risk

The Social Security numbers of about 4,500 past and present Montana State University employees may have been accessible to others because of a computer virus, school officials said. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported that the school earlier this month mailed …