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Secret Service: Cybercrime ‘Skimming’ Cases on the Rise in North Carolina

The U.S. Secret Service says “skimming,” a cybercrime which targets automatic teller machines and gasoline pumps and the people who use them, is on the rise in the Charlotte, N.C., area. The Charlotte Observer reports that the Secret Service reports …

Colorado Clinic Reports Breach Of Privacy Rules

A Denver-area spine clinic says it has fired an employee in its billing department who improperly emailed some patients’ protected information to her personal account, but it doesn’t appear anyone’s personal information is at risk. Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic in …

Utah Medical Records Breach More Extensive

Health officials in Utah say hackers who downloaded thousands of medical files from state computers last week stole far more personal information than originally thought. The Utah Department of Health said Friday that nearly 182,000 recipients of Medicaid and the …