Hackers Infiltrate University of Chicago, Violate Privacy of Ex-Wife’s Medical Patients, and Aid Private Eyes


Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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

Privacy of a Doctor’s Patient Was Violated by Her Cyber-Stalking Ex-Husband

A New York anesthesiologist found out her physician husband had been reading her emails for seven years, while they separated, divorced and battled over custody of their three children.

University of Chicago Suffers Data Breach

A compromise of a database at the school’s Department of Medicine exposed the Social Security numbers of students and employees.

Chip Supplier ASML Downplays Recent Breach

Semiconductor machinery maker ASML says no valuable intellectual property was compromised during an IT system breach it is investigating.

PI Hired Hackers to Dig up Dirt on People He Was Paid to Investigate

A private investigator that has provided services to New York City law firms had some malicious help with cases.

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