27 million South Koreans affected by data breach

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By Steve Ragan, CSO | August 25th, 2014 South Korean authorities have revealed details surrounding massive data breach that impacts 27 million people aged 15-65. The compromised data comes from website registrations for various games and online gambling promotions, ringtone storefronts, and movie ticketing. It’s being reported by local media that 16 people involved with…

About 4.5M face risk of ID theft after hack of hospital network

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By Jaikumar Vijayan, Computerworld | August 18th, 2014 Community Health Systems says Chinese hackers accessed names, social security numbers and other data of people it treated or referred. About 4.5 million people in 28 states face the risk of identity theft due to a massive data breach at Community Health Systems (CHS) a Franklin, Tenn.,…