Jun 012020
 June 1, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, U.S.

Dell Cameron reports: A New York City Police Department (NYPD) union known for its controversial attacks against Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted out the personally identifying information of his daughter on Sunday night, including a residential address and her New York State ID number. The tweet by the Sergeants Benevolent [Read More…]

May 312020
 May 31, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Andy Meek reports: As the Minnesota protests have spilled across the country, fueled by protestors angered over the police killing of an unarmed Minneapolis man named George Floyd, the protests have morphed into marches and demonstrations that have turned violent everywhere from New York City to Los Angeles. Curfews are being [Read More…]

May 312020
 May 31, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Featured News, Healthcare, U.S.

There’s a development in a medical confidentiality breach case that has been going on for years. In December, 2015, Pro Publica reported the case of  Dr. Barry Helfmann,and Short Hill Associates in New Jersey, who were being sued for revealing patients’ names and diagnostic codes and treatment codes in collection [Read More…]