A New York medical imaging services provider is notifying nearly 606,000 individuals that their information was potentially accessed and copied in a recent hacking incident. The entity is one of several medical imaging centers that have reported major hacking breaches in recent weeks and months.
A senior Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee pledged to block Air Force Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh from serving as director of the National Security Agency until the agency says whether it is purchasing data on U.S. citizens from data brokers, including location data and web browsing history.
A large, Seattle-based surgical group is notifying nearly 437,400 individuals that their information was potentially compromised in a ransomware and data theft incident earlier this year. The breach is part of a larger, disturbing trend in the healthcare sector in 2023.
New Jersey-based hospital group Capital Health is dealing with a network outage, caused by a cyberattack earlier this week, which is affecting some patient services. Capital Health is at least the second healthcare provider in the Garden State responding to a cyberattack this week.
New York regulators are warning millions of individuals of identity theft risks involving a data theft at a medical transcriber that has now affected patients of at least two major healthcare groups, including Crouse Health and Northwell Health in the state. Lawsuits in the case are also piling up.
President Joe Biden's recent executive order for artificial intelligence encourages investment in AI while setting a vision for a regulatory framework to address issues involving AI technology safety, bias and other concerns in healthcare, said attorney Wendell Bartnick of the law firm Reed Smith.
European lawmakers slammed the EU executive branch's inaction after a parliamentary committee called for tougher rules designed to prevent spyware abuse across the trading bloc. More than half of European Parliament lawmakers backed a resolution demanding rapid action.
Federal regulators have smacked a New York medical center with an $80,000 penalty as part of a settlement for a HIPAA privacy breach involving the information of three patients that was exposed to a reporter and distributed nationally during press coverage in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Britain's privacy watchdog on Friday said it will continue fighting to impose a fine on Clearview AI for allegedly violating the privacy rights of Britons after a tribunal sided with the facial recognition company by vacating a 7.5 million-pound penalty.
The number of healthcare organizations and patients affected by a recent data theft at medical transcription firm Perry Johnson & Associates is expanding: The company now says the breach affected the sensitive information of about 9 million people.
A San Diego public hospital is diverting ambulances and patients to other facilities as it is dealing with a cyberattack this week. The medical center is the latest on a growing list of regional hospitals forced to suddenly shift patients to neighboring entities due to a cybersecurity crisis.
A panel of legal experts and technologists warned lawmakers that deepfake technologies were already causing security and privacy concerns across the country, particularly for women and minority communities, as research shows that current detection systems contain biases and high error rates.
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