Archive for August, 2014


Hackers Steal Records from 200 Hospitals Affecting 4.5 Million Patients

August 19th, 2014

Tennessee-based Community Health Systems (CHS) says that intruders accessed its system over a three-month period earlier this year, compromising patient names, addresses, and Social Security numbers (SSNs) of 4.5 million people. The company maintains that medical and financial information was not affected. CHS operates more than 200 hospitals in 29 US states. The company claims […]


Jewel-Osco hit by potential data breach

August 15th, 2014

BOISE, ID – August 14, 2014 – AB Acquisition LLC, which operates Albertsons stores under Albertson’s LLC and ACME Markets, Jewel-Osco, and Shaw’s and Star Markets under New Albertson’s, Inc., recently learned of an unlawful intrusion to obtain credit and debit card payment information in some of its stores.  For more information see the article: […]


Microsoft Ending Support for Older Versions of Internet Explorer

August 11th, 2014

Starting on January 12, 2016, Microsoft is going to stop releasing updates for versions of Internet Explorer earlier than IE 11. While this won’t be an issue for most Windows 8 users, users who are still using Windows Vista and Windows 7 will need to ensure that their version of Internet Explorer is updated within […]