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Hackers Publish Stolen Data; Breaches Hit Two Orgs

DATA LOSS

August 29, 2012

A hacker collective calling itself Team GhostShell has allegedly accessed and published one million records taken from banks, government agencies and other firms and is warning of further leaks, CNET News reports. A security expert said it is “a pretty significant breach.” In a separate incident, a Cancer Care Group laptop containing personal information of approximately 55,000 individuals was stolen from an employee in July. Meanwhile, the University of Rhode Island has disabled a server after it was discovered that the personal information of more than 1,000 faculty and staff was publicly available.
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