Oct 092019
 October 9, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Healthcare, U.S.

Katie Stancombe reports: A Lake County woman whose medical records were unknowingly shared with her employer by a Community Hospital worker in Munster who took her x-rays has won a reversal of her dismissed complaint against the hospital. Amanda Henry, who received medical treatment in March 2018 at Community Hospital [Read More…]

Oct 042019
 October 4, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, Healthcare

Antonia Noori Farzan reports: MyKayla McCann was shocked by what she discovered at her first day of work. Using confidential medical records, her new co-workers at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Maine, had created an ersatz collage that was hidden on the inside of a cabinet door and [Read More…]

Oct 032019
 October 3, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S.

Reuters reports: Turkish authorities have fined Facebook Inc (FB.O) 1.6 million lira ($282,000) for violation of data protection laws which affected nearly 300,000 people, the Personal Data Protection Board (KVKK) said on Thursday. Facebook has been facing a lawsuit in the United States from users seeking to hold the company [Read More…]