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


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

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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