Ledger hardware wallet breach echoes with phishing
The investigation into the Ledger compromised security case was launched after the data breach which dates back to June 25, 2020.
An entire database stolen, Microsoft hacked
People’s Energy company faces an overwhelming data exposure, Microsoft becomes another company tricked by hackers via SolarWinds in case the investigation proves it.
Agencies urged to disconnect SolarWinds Orion
...as the massive exploit has been recently reported.
Should companies pay ransom? Is there a way out when you’re deprived of confidential data?
One of the world’s biggest plane makers got its data leaked.
Records of 16 million Brazilian Covid-19 patients leaked
The spreadsheet was found on GitHub
South Koreans data was leaked by Facebook
Facebook is penalized by South Korea’s regulatory authority for divulging user data.
Booking.com, Agoda, Expedia Group, Hotels.com customer data impacted
Another misconfigured Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 bucket
U.S. city will pay the Office for Civil Rights $202,400
New Haven, Connecticut, didn’t deny access and left confidential health information available to a former employee.
A customer guessed a password
A customer guessed a WeWork shared user account password for employees
Aetna charged $1m for three data breaches under HIPAA
The HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) has exacted a $1 million penalty from Aetna, U.S. health care insurance company.
Awareness doesn’t prevent from human factor
Employees keep opening emails even though they look like a phishing attack
Law firm exposes Google staffers' data
Form I-9 files comprising personal data got breached.
British Airways has been charged £20 million
British Airways have been charged £20 million instead of paying £183 million – the initial fine imposed by the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Shifting to the cloud
Almost half of IT companies shifted to the cloud during the lockdown
620 Maltese citizens have filed a claim
The company is reported to have breached GDPR.
Tesla factory sabotaged by employee
The company became aware of the incident last month.
Mayo Clinic clients’ data was accessed by a former employee
A former employee has compromised more than 1600 patient records.
The biggest GDPR fine in Germany
H&M will be charged €35.3 million – penalty imposed by the Data Protection Authority of Hamburg.
No ransom paid - no data saved
Personal data of students and employees got leaked.
Insiders in Shopify and patients records leaked by an employee
4000 patients records appeared to be exposed over the past few years.
Student data breach at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences
BYOD might face some critics, as usage of personal devices led to a data breach.
93% IT leaders claimed outbound email led to data breach in the last year
538 senior specialists mitigating security risks took part in the survey.
Information security in small businesses demands owners' and execs' attention
Each third employee considers information security within a company an average or a massive issue.
Leaked on purpose
The Intel leakage was intentional, according to both Intel and ZDNet.
$3.86 million is an average expense when dealing with a data breach
500 organisations which experienced data breaches were studied during the survey.
Bribing an employee to compromise the company's security
A Nevada-based company's employee was bribed by a Russian fraudster to install a malware within the corporate network.
A 65% increase in phishing attacks
Agari reports results drawn from the company's recent survey covering the first half of 2020.
Enormous, but hidden Uber 2016 data breach goes public
The federal prosecutors of the US charged Uber’s former chief security officer, Joe Sullivan for his attempt to cover-up this massive breach.
ABC insider breach in major tech company in NY
Tyler C. King, a savvy man from Dallas, Texas was accused of computer fraud and aggravated identity theft.
Healthcare app, college students' data and other leaks
Patient details, telecom user data, low security level at a university - data breaches have already become frequent in the healthcare, telecom and education sectors.
The Twitter breach seems to be an insider job
Accounts were targeted on the 15th of July, and the investigation is ongoing.
Malaysian telco customer data breach
A syndicate was gaining profit from illegal charges for services provided to clients of different telecom companies who weren’t aware of making payment.
EU largest telecom affected in a ransomware attack
Bleeping computer detected and reported the breach
Dutch authority charges under GDPR
Dutch Data Protection Authority charges Dutch Credit Registration Bureau €830,000.
How to comply with the Bill effectively?
The Personal Data Protection Bill has been developed for three years already and requires attention to the issue of efficient compliance.
BMW and other car owners got their data breached
UK car owners got their data compromised. About half of a million car owners got their data exposed, the individuals including BMW, Hyundai, SEAT, Mercedes and Honda owners.
UniCredit is fined by Garante
The Italian Data Protection Authority, also known as “Garante” (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali) has imposed a fine on UniCredit institution.
A vulnerability in a WordPress plugin
Credit card "skimmerware" - can you tell if a virtual transaction is safe?
Massive email-targeted incidents only now being resolved
Ransomware scammers have enough time and dark web - enough space till launched investigations get carried out.
User data up for sale on the dark web
Pakistan and Indonesia got the data of patients and mobile users offered for a considerable sum
Tait Towers Manufacturing data compromised
The data breach has recently been announced by the gear provider
BEML sensitive data leaked
BEML, Indian defence contractor, couldn't protect internal documents from appearing on the dark web
Intricate fraud impacting Electrolux revealed
Electrolux, Solid Bridge got affected in BEC attacks.
7 million Indians got their data affected
BHIM (Bharat Interface Money), an Indian mobile payment app, put user personal data in jeopardy.
EasyJet to pay a major fine
Although the case is still being processed.
GDPR is brought to regulate personal matters
whereas a former contractor at Apple reveals Siri's ongoing wrongdoings
Security system provider faces lawsuits
Clients filed suits against the company's employees who allegedly spy on them via security cameras
Deloitte and IDES launch investigation
The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance portal got briefly exposed after only one week of operating
Construction companies are dealing with cyber threats
The pandemic makes violators reactivate and invade the systems of companies helping healthcare during the lockdown
Digital Ocean platform data breach
Personal data breach was announced by the company
Aptoide user exposure, the new data leak in healthcare
Unauthorise access is a pressing problem for the healthcare industry which might only escalate amid the current situation.
NASA deals with the surge in phishing attacks
The pandemic topic keeps being exploited by the violators.
Most expensive GDPR cases yet to be settled
British Airways and Marriott keep being investigated by ICO under GDPR
Does GDPR have loopholes?
The Belgian Data Protection Authority published the litigation chamber’s decision showcasing the disputable situation
General Electric is dealing with a data breach
Canon Business Process Services which represents GE processes support had its email account comrpomised
Baidu has been mined for several months
By a senior engineer working at the Internet services giant
Virgin Media faces a leak
One of the most perfect companies has people to complain
Cathay Pacific gets fined
The Information Commissioner's Office makes the company pay £500 000 - the biggest possible Data Protection Act 1998 fine
Telecom companies will be dealing with substantial fines
T-Mobile and Verizon are among the telecommunications companies on the verge of a huge penalty
Global surveys emphasise the damage inflicted by insider leak
97% of IT specialists are sure that incidents due to an insider can have a big impact
Wells Fargo’s employee fraud boomeranged
The bank faces a huge fine
Impressive numbers of government data breach
Government appears to be as likely to mishandle data as commercial and industrial organisations
Estée Lauder could have exposed 440 million records due to a database leak
Phishing and unprotected databases have become reasons for serious leakage this week
6.5 million voters' data compromised
6.5 million Israeli voters got their personal details leaked due to the lack of security measures.
Data Privacy Day
January 28 - Data Privacy Day
Microsoft Elasticsearch databases compromised
Details of 250 million customers were endangered due to poor configuration.
Mitsubishi Electric is dealing with a leakage case
Mitsubishi Electric reported the data breach which triggerred the company's attention in summer.
Data breach statistics according to infosec specialists
6 out of 10 businesses dealt with a data breach during the past three years
Addresses online, listening to calls, disgruntled employee
1000 New Year Honour recipients’ data exposed online, thousands of Skype calls listened to without security protection, a dismissed co-founder stole €1,1 million to revenge.
Amazon employees get dismissed
Amazon employees have been dismissed for leaking personal information of clients to a third party.