Hackers Cause Schizophrenia, Eavesdrop on Yahoo in China, and Hijack Unemployed People

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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:

Craiglist Posts Poisonous Employment Ads

Bad guys are driving job seekers on Craigslist to a malicious online form that can hijack their computers.

Patient Records Erroneously Diagnose Woman with Schizophrenia after ID Breach

A woman in Chicago says her medical files state she spent three days medicated and restrained at a county-run hospital after police found her wandering the streets vandalizing cars – but none of that happened to her. She was being billed for someone else hospitalized under her name.

Yahoo Hackers Searching for Shellshock Find Different Bug

Attackers probing Yahoo networks for a widespread security flaw couldn’t exploit the hole, which had been patched, but they did penetrate three corporate servers through a different glitch.

Great Firewall of China Intercepts Yahoo Searches in China

The Chinese government has been orchestrating a continuous so-called man-in-the-middle attack against Yahoo in China, to monitor netizens’ online activities.