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Healthcare Breaches Outpace Financials in 2010

Healthcare data breaches have swollen in 2010:
Identity Theft Resource Center reports show that compromised data stores
from healthcare organizations far outstrip other verticals this year. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

Data Hack at Univ. of Hawaii Affects 53,000

More than 53,000 people, who did business with the
University of Hawaii at Manoa parking office’s data base from 1998-2009,
are being notified by mail that they may be affected by a computer
security breach. Read the full article. [Honolulu Star Advertiser]

Feds Admit Not Doing Enough in ID Theft

An internal review has found that the Justice Department has not done enough to fight identity theft, the fastest-growing crime in the country. Justice Department Inspector General Glenn Fine says in a report that the department is falling short in efforts to combat identity theft, and that the issue has faded as a priority over the past two years. Read the full article. [Forbes]

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