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Contract Tracing Breach Impacts Private Info of 72K People

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Employees of a vendor paid to conduct COVID-19 contact tracing in Pennsylvania may have compromised the private information of at least 72,000 people, including their exposure status and their sexual orientation, the state Health Department said …

Aon Buys Cytelligence to Bolster Group Handling Cyber Hacks

Aon Plc bought closely held Canadian firm Cytelligence Inc. to help boost its ability to respond to and investigate attacks on computer systems. Aon picked up employees with cybersecurity consulting and digital forensic expertise, the London-based insurance brokerage and advisory …

Cyber Weaknesses Should Deter U.S. from Waging War

A former top U.S. cybersecurity official says America’s computer systems are so vulnerable to attack that it should deter U.S. leaders from going to war with other nations. Richard Clarke, a top adviser to three presidents, joined a number of …