Hackers Taint the Caribbean, Smuggle Patient Data, and Bring Gaza to Delaware


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

Community Health Systems breach affects 4.5 million patients

  • The U.S. hospital operator said personal data, including names and addresses, of about 4.5 million people was stolen from its computer network.

Foreign dot-gov sites found riddled with malware

  • Hackers have broken into a number of government URLs around the world to host illegitimate webpages.

Caribbean is no refuge from hackers

  • Unauthorized changes were made to a key regional tourism website.

Pro-Palestinian hackers vandalize Delaware State Treasury website

  • Hacktivists going under the moniker “SaLeM” defaced an official website of the state of Delaware with pro-Palestinian messages.

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Threatwatch Alert

Accidentally leaked credentials / Data dump / Insider attack

DC Displayed Private Information on 12,000 Students with Disabilities

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