Cybersecurity

Hackers Hit Tweetdeck, Eat Chinese Food and Expose an STD

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In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatchNextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches:

Patient with STD sues hospital for posting her health records on Facebook

The lawsuit against UC Medical Center contains a screenshot of the Cincinnati woman's medical records, showing all of her personal information, including a diagnosis of syphilis.

Tweetdeck hack snares Oval Office staff

A security vulnerability on the social media app that allowed attackers to hijack and spew nonsense out of Twitter feeds nailed the White House director of Hispanic media.

Diners at P.F. Chang’s Should Check Their Credit Card Statements

The nationwide chain has reverted to old fashioned carbon copies of receipts and fax machine transactions to prevent further data theft, after acknowledging it is the latest victim of a payment card breach.

Oops: Soccer sponsor tweets England World Cup team’s passport numbers

An official FIFA document containing the details was shared with the media an hour before the British team played a match against Ecuador in Miami.

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Threatwatch Alert

Network intrusion / Stolen credentials / Unauthorized use of system administrator privileges / Software vulnerability

Hackers swipe payment card data on more than 1M UK travel service firm clients

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// July 24