Former employee of a New York hospital exposes coworkers' and patients' data
A former employee of a hospital in New York City pled guilty to fraudulent activity.
Ring doorbells owners' data got breached
Ring tackles a personal data breach
Honda's second breach since August
Honda has got breached exposing a massive amount of personal data for the second time since August.
1 million users got their web activities exposed
890 GB of browsing records which could be easily attributed to individuals were compromised by a web filter software developer.
Healthcare in 2019
2019 medical data breach highlights
Broadlink fires an insider
Broadlink has recently dismissed an employee who pled guilty to device theft and data exposure.
Ericsson can pay up to $1 billion for bribing officials
Ericsson company is to pay a $1 billion fine admitting to bribing government authorities during 17 years.
Internet resources valued at $54,000,000 compromised due to an insider activity
The resources were stolen and put up for sale on the black market.
Nebraska Medicine fired the employee for unauthorised access
An employee at Nebraska Medicine was dismissed after the unauthorised access to patients’ data was discovered.
TrueDialog got its database with millions of accounts exposed
Account details and messages got compromised due to an unencrypted database
Gun buyback programme exposes tens of thousands New Zealanders
The costly programme compromised personal data of New Zealand citizens
Data of 1 million T-Mobile users leaked
The average cost of a data breach keeps growing
WeWork employees leaked clients' contracts
...as the company launched a redundancy process
72% of retailers have dealt with data breaches
Some recent statistics on retail facing data breaches
Disney accounts hacked hours after service launch
Personal data was leaked during the first several hours of the service operating.
Maxed out server led to data breach discovery
From May 2014 to March 2016 InfoTrax Systems was affected by a violator more than 20 times.
Google fires an insider
An employee leaking data to the reporters has been dismissed.
Bulk email leaked data of 2,000 students
Human error keeps affecting organisations’ reputation.
Trend Micro employee leaks a corporate database
Trend Micro, a cyber-security solutions worldwide provider, has been breached
Vedantu compromised details of 687,000 users
Companies keep dealing with consequences of unprotected databases stored in the cloud
3 million UniCredit clients got their data leaked
The popular European bank contributed €2.4 billion to increase cybersecurity level
Adobe Creative Cloud users had their data breached
Unprotected database is detected and reported to Adobe
Autoclerk database breached data of US military employees
Misconfigured databases in the cloud keep being a relevant security issue.
Half of respondents are more cautious about personal data usage than a year ago
Ping Identity has provided markets with the new research
CenturyLink Inc. has its database breached
Databases in MongoDB cloud storages keep being breached
The new research shows human factor as the sharpest spike a business can be punctured with
Cyber Insecurity: Managing Threats From Within study surveyed 300 C-suit specialists
Defense Intelligence Agency's insider faces a prison sentence
The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency brings to justice their offender who leaked classified information to journalists.
92 million Brazilians’ data leaked
Almost half of Brazil population got their personal data breached to a few members-only forums on the dark web.
Standard DLP is inefficient against insider threats, according to the new research
Standard DLPs which primary concern of is limited by not letting employees send data outside the network aren't efficient
Ensure confidentiality while printing documents
According to the recent Shred-it study, negligence represents one of the key reasons for data breaches.
Former Yahoo employee breaches 6000 accounts
A former Yahoo employee was searching for the sexual content of users among who there were his friends and colleagues.
September highlighted 2019 breach list
Data breaches caused by the very companies which were affected hit the biggest numbers of leaked records
DoorDash food delivery service has data of 4.9 million people leaked
4.9 million customers, employees and the company’s independent contractors had their personal data compromised.
Half of employees admit that staffers retain access rights which they are no longer authorised to keep
52% of employees who were reassigned to other jobs still have access to the data which isn’t related to their new tasks.
Malindo Air customer databases leaked by a contractor
Reportedly 30 million Malindo Air passengers got their data compromised in a third-party leak.
Major data leak reveals sensitive details of Russian telecoms
The exposed information on telecoms used for surveillance became public by a Nokia employee.
All Ecuador citizens were affected by a recent data breach
More than 16 million people in Ecuador got their data exposed in an online leak
UNICEF compromised personal data of 8,253 users
UNICEF online learning portal Agora created an email and sent it to almost 20,000 portal users
One company, one year, 238 breaches
238 data breaches were registered during 2018-2019 at the Countess of Chester Hospital
Two booking services breached customer data
Option Way and Teletext Holidays exposed their clients' data
Former FBI director keeps bureau information at home
Former FBI director, James Comey, took confidential data home after he left the bureau.
A Ukrainian crypto miner is to pay for his activity
An employee sabotaged the plant's work
MoviePass cardholders' data was affected
The database with more than a hundred million records was exposed
Google and Apple halt employee processing audio recorded by voice assistants
Google and Apple suspend reviewing of audio recorded by voice assistants for recognition enhancement.
JIRA exposes corporate data of Google, Yahoo and NASA
NASA, Yahoo, Google, Zendesk, Informatica, 1password, Lenovo, and some government institutions got their data open to public
Capital One is to explain the leak to Congress
House and Senate committees are going to unfold a serious investigation procedure
Deutsche Bank former employee sent 450 emails from his account
An equity sales person still had the access to the corporate email after being dismissed
NAB faces two major data breaches in three years
National Australia Bank is to revise its information security mechanisms
Equifax will pay $700 million to cover the 2017 breach impact
The company has signed a settlement to manage all the lawsuits brought due to the data breach which occurred in 2017.
Google's contractor leaks confidential audio data
A language expert who was to enhance Google Assistant breached more than a thousand audio files
160,000 CVs leaked to Taobao by Zhaoping ex-employees
It took investigation specialists a year to bring the case to trial
Magnasoft Consulting ex-employees took confidential data with them
10 months ago the company was informed about the leak by a client, and only now the details get exposed.
A contractor of NSA is to face 9 years of sentence
The incident is said to outdo the case stirred up by Snowden
Top secret classified documents taken home by a contractor at the NASIC
An investigation of a marijuana case brought to the discovery of highly confidential files at the house of a contractor
Personal data of Hong Kong police officers has been leaked
Eight people have been arrested for exposing officers’ personal data online.
More than a terabyte of data has been exposed for an unknown period of time
Attunity, a data management company, has compromised loads of information stored in Amazon S3 buckets
Equifax employee sentenced to four months for inside trading
Equifax and UBS former employees are facing a sentence and a fine
McAfee's employees take trade secret to Tanium
McAfee brings a lawsuit against three former employees for leaking the confidential data to a competitor
Taiwan’s civil service system reports data of 240,000 civil servants compromised
The agency is to comply with Personal Information Protection Act and Cyber Security Management Act
645,000 Oregon residents had their personal data leaked
“Most client information involved in the breach was in email attachments,
An employee leaked data of 2.9 million Desjardins' members
Desjardins, the largest federation of credit unions in North America, has headlined data leak news
Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau Inc. files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
The breach has made the company to begin liquidation process
Two breaches bring to company's shut down
LandMark White has been suspended twice and is looking for the reinstatement
PHI is the juiciest type of data according to the researchers
Personal Health Information (PHI) appears to be more profitable than other kinds of personal details
71% of the C-level are willing to cover up data leaks
whereas 61% of IT specialists claim they would hide the details of a data breach
First American Financial leakes hundreds of millions of confidential details
The data could have been exposed since 2017
HCL leaks confidential data, Instagram exposes the data of most popular users
India’s third-biggest IT services company leaks employees' data and project details, Instagram should check the security level of third-parties
Google's amplifying monitoring measures
Employees have been reminded about the changes to the data security policy they hadn't been informed before
Private health proves to be one of the most affected sectors
Australian report and phishing in Oregon
Uber might face a GDPR fine
Drivers demand that the charges are brought against Uber
A Chinese developer sent to prison for leaking the code to GitHub
A former DJI employee fined $29,000 and faces a 6-month sentence
130 million hotel clients got their data leaked
Huazhu Hotels Group has leaked data of their customers, Cathay Pacific are to avoid penalties
Five Republican senators got their data maliciously exposed
A former system administrator in the office of Senator Hassan exposed the personal details in response to his dismissal
The London Borough of Newham fined £145,000 for leaking Gangs Matrix
A Newham Council employee sent an email with unedited confidential data to 44 external organisations
Former employees get sued for leaking data to KPMG
Staff members of the accounting oversight body took the jobs at KPMG and brought the inspection information details with them
An employee leaks a file with patients' data
An employee at Chicago Rush Medical Center leaks clients' details to a third party
Dow Jones leaks the watchlist
"Special interest persons" and suspicious profiles got exposed by a third party
A former employee leaks data
Devices with 800,000 entries were seized by officials
Xinjiang residents got their movements tracked and exposed
A data leak identified by a Dutch expert revealed China tracking more than 2.5 million people in Xinjiang.
500px leaks data of 15 million users
Email help[@]500px.com and get your data sent to you within 72 hours
Eskom exposes customer data
Confidential details have been accessible for several weeks
State Bank of India fixes an unprotected server
Millions of 740,000,000 bank clients got their data exposed
HIV-positive statuses get leaked in Singapore
14,200 records were compromised. Experts from Asia, Europe, and North America discover the amount of money spent on old IT hardware
The biggest U.S. broker dealer exposes advisers' data
...an unprotected Elasticsearch server got discovered, Twitter disregards its own privacy settings
Oman’s Public Prosecution raises data usage awareness
While Singapore Health Services pay 1 million Singapore dollars due to a major patient data leak
NASA leaks staff and project data
Jira server has been put at risk due to misconfiguration
German politics get their data leaked
The breach isn't regarded as a political crime though