Rush Hospital System Data Breach; Personal Information Of 45,000 Patients ExposedApproximately 45,000 patients at Rush hospitals in the Chicago area had personal information exposed -- including Social Security numbers -- in a data breach in January.
Madigan: Neiman Marcus To Pay $1.5M In Multi State Data BreachAccording the Illinois General's office, around 370,000 payment cards, including more than 19,000 from Illinois customers, were compromised.
Massive Databreach At Marriott Starwood Hotels; Info On Up To 500 Million ExposedThe information of as many as 500 million guests at Starwood hotels has been compromised and Marriott said that it's discovered that unauthorized access within its Starwood network has been taking place since 2014.
Fired CPS Employee Charged With Stealing Database Containing Files On 70,000 PeopleKristi Sims, 28, has been charged with one count of aggravated computer tampering, and four counts of identity theft.
Fired CPS Employee Steals Personal Data Of 70,000 People, Charged With Multiple FeloniesWhen Chicago Public Schools fired an employee recently, she left her job with more than just her final paycheck.
Macy's Data Breach Exposes Customers' Credit Card InfoThe incident follows a slew of major companies being targeted by hackers, including Hudson Bay, Under Armour, Boeing and Delta Air Lines.
CPS Apologizes For Data BreachCPS officials said an employee emailed private student information to more than 3,700 families.
Chili's Says "Data Incident" May Have Exposed Credit Card InformationThe company said it learned of the incident on May 11, but did not say which locations -- or how many customers -- were affected.
Equifax: Names, Addresses, Driver's Licenses Were All Stolen In BreachAccording to the release, 99 million Americans had their addresses stolen. 20.3 million people had their phone numbers hacked and 17.6 million drivers had their license information taken.
Trying To Curb More Facebook FalloutThis week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg conceded all of those public profiles have likely been accessed by outside sources.
Sears, Delta Customers Affected By Data BreachA third-party data breach that occurred last fall affected Sears and Delta customers and involved unauthorized access to customers' payment cards, according to company statements.