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Laptop Stolen Containing Private Medical Data For Over 1,200 UCLA Health Patients

UCLA Health is sending out letters to over 1,200 patients after a faculty member’s laptop containing private medical data was stolen, officials announced Tuesday.

09/01/2015

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UCLA Health Targeted In ‘Criminal’ Cyber Attack; 4.5 Million Potentially Affected

The personal data of as many as 4.5 million people may have been affect by a “criminal” cyber attack on computer systems at UCLA, officials announced Friday.

07/17/2015

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Senator: ‘Chinese’ Hackers Stole Social Security Numbers For Federal Civilian Employees

Hackers stole personnel data and Social Security numbers for every federal employee, a government worker union said Thursday.

06/11/2015

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Millions Of Californians Face Fraud Risk Due To Data Breaches

An estimated 6 million Californians whose personal data was hacked, stolen or otherwise exposed last year could become victims of fraud in the next year, authorities said Tuesday.

10/28/2014

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Report: Hundreds Of LA Bus Benches Outfitted With ‘Beacon’ Technology

A Southland bench advertising firm says it has partnered with city officials to test out the use of a signal-emitting technology on a “small percentage” of local bus benches.

10/22/2014

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Malware Affected 56M Payment Cards In Home Depot Breach

Home Depot says 56 million payment cards affected by data breach between April and September.

09/18/2014

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SoCal PF Chang’s Restaurants Linked To Nationwide Security Breach

Customers of P.F. Chang’s restaurants across Southern California were notified Monday of a security breach involving involving credit and debit card data, company officials said.

08/04/2014

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Report: 200M SSNs Exposed In Data Breach At Experian Unit

Investigators are looking into allegations of a major data breach linked to an Orange County-based credit reporting agency, according to reports Friday.

04/04/2014

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168K Patients’ Records Compromised After County Contractor Computer Theft

The Department of Auditor-Controller said Thursday the equipment was stolen February 5 from the Torrance office of Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a firm that contracts with the county.

03/06/2014

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Calif. Data Breaches Hit 21.3 Million Accounts

California businesses and government agencies have experienced 300 separate data breaches exposing the personal information of more than 20 million customer accounts during the past two years

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2014

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Watchdog Alleges Google Leaked Personal Data To App Developers

A consumer advocate group on Monday urged California Attorney General Kamala Harris to investigate whether alleged privacy violations by Google were in violation of state law.

02/25/2013

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Push For Mandatory Black Boxes In Cars Raises Privacy Concerns

A proposal from federal regulators to require automakers to install devices that record driving data has some privacy advocates wondering exactly how the information might be used.

12/10/2012

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LAFD Ambulance Riders Warned Of Possible ID Theft Risk

If you’ve ever taken a ride in a Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance, officials say your personal data could be at risk.

11/29/2012

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Jobless Numbers Uneven In March; Lawmaker Calls For End To ‘False’ Data

Are you frustrated with misleading and seemingly contradictory unemployment data? So is Rep. Duncan Hunter.

04/19/2012

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10 Million Cardholders Possibly At Risk In ‘Massive’ Visa, MasterCard Breach

The breach at a third-party vendor that processes transactions for Visa and MasterCard may affect primarily merchant customers.

CBS Los Angeles–03/30/2012

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