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Breached Uber Credentials for Sale for As Low As $1 In Underground Market

After the Uber data breach, cybercriminals have allegedly put the stolen Uber driver information on black markets, according to Motherboard.

Data Breach Could Deter Young Patients from Health Care Providers

A data breach at their health care provider could make patients uneasy and even cause them to leave for a different hospital or doctor, according to a survey by TransUnion Healthcare.

Three-Fourths of Companies Unable to Detect Data Breaches Immediately

A survey of mid- to large-sized organizations found 3 of 4 respondents would not be able to find a data breach until sometime after it had occurred, CSO Online reported.

Multistate Investigation into LifeWise, Premera Data Breaches Continues

A cyberattack against LifeWise Health Plan may have affected 250,000 residents in Oregon, Statesman Journal reported.

Kreditech Customer Info Exposed, May Be An Employee-Related Breach

Startup lender Kreditech is looking into a data breach potentially caused by a malicious insider that may have affected sensitive client information, KrebsOnSecurity reported.

Bipartisan Bill Tries to Strike Balance Between Privacy Protection and Ed Tech Use

A bipartisan bill introduced in Congress could curb privacy protection concerns regarding confidential student data collected by the education technology industry, The New York Times reported.

IRS Enlists Help from Tax Preparation Industry to Fight Identity Theft, Tax Fraud

The IRS met with big players in the tax preparation industry, including tax software firms, to come up with a plan to stop tax fraud, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Retailers Call for Strong Federal Data Breach Notification Law

Retailers are advocating for greater customer information protections by asking Congress to pass federal data breach notification legislation.

Premera Blue Cross Data Breach Exposes 11 Million Financial, Medical Records

A data breach at health insurance firm Premera Blue Cross potentially compromised 11 million medical and financial records, ThirdCertainty reported.

Data Breached Records Surged to 1 Billion in 2014

The number of records breached in 2014 jumped 25 percent year over year to 1 billion, according to IBM.
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