Private Belgian bank experienced an insider incident
The serious data related incident happened with the Degroof Petercam.
Large fines are imposed on game developer for data related incidents
The Epic Games, developer of Fortnite videogame is fined $520 million.
Update on the Last Pass data related incident
The data leak, which happened in August turned out to be much more serious that it was believed initially.
Data on 5.6 million users exposed
Social Blade, the American social media analytics service has experienced a massive data related incident.
Uber experienced another data related incident
Uber experienced one more data related incident. However, no link between the September incident and this one has been established.
The “misalignment of databases” resulted into a massive data related incident
A large data related incident has recently affected Australian telecom giant Telstra clients.
A few personal data related incidents details have become known recently
A brief overview of a few data related incidents.
Recent data leak incidents
A brief overview of two recent data leak incidents.
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation experienced a data breach
Due to insider's actions some personally identifiable information was exposed in a recent incident.
Illicit accidental client data sharing
Due to a technical issue, some users of the Royal Mail's "click and drop" service were able to obtain data on other users' orders.
Retail online marketplace clients' data leak
Recently, data on 2.2 million customers of Australian retail markeplace has leaked
Car manufacturer clients' data exposure incident
An inappropriate method of code storage has resulted into a data exposure incident
A large database with personal data has been leaked
A 6GB database, which allegedly contained personal information on 16 million users has been leaked.
Australian telecom breached
Australian telecommunications company breach turned out to be one of the biggest cyberattack in Australian history
Сryptocurrency insider incident and “the great data exfiltration”
An insider case in cryptocurrency sphere and "The great data exfiltration"
Onetwotrip ticket booking system users’ data leak
Onetwotrip clients' data leaked
The ugly in the realm of beautiful, two new personal data leaks’ details revealed
Detail of two more data leaks revealed
Microsoft credentials leak
Internal login credentials were accidentally uploaded to the company’s own infrastructure on GitHub.
Internet-marketing giant clients’ data leak
Klaviyo clients' data leak took place because of phishing attack
A real fortune was made on phone unlocking and unblocking
An American resident managed to earn $25 million by a phone unlocking and unblocking service.
Significant fines are imposed due to information security incidents
Recently, plenty of news on fines imposed due to information security incidents have been published. Let’s have a look at a few significant cases, which took place lately.
Confidential documents and personal data leaked due to an insider activities
Central Florida construction firm has recently experienced a data breach. An employee stole a massive of confidential data just before resignation.
The infamous data leak of Chinese citizens’ personal data
Details of one of the biggest data leak ever.
Sensitive Data Of Colorado Springs Utilities Clients Leaked
Colorado Springs Utilities notified their customers via email that sensitive data was obtained by an “unauthorized party”. The problem appeared to be on a subcontractor side. The name of the company remains unrevealed due to “security reasons”.
Razer data breach case: a claim against IT solution provider is filled
Due to a security misconfiguration by third-party IT-solution provider, Razer's client's data was at a stake of being exposed.
Demotivation for intruders: no more ransom payments
Recently the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) published a joint letter, addressed to the Law Society. The document contains a request for solicitors to stop advising clients to pay ransoms.
Exposure of 23 million users’ data
Due to the dangerous misconfiguration of a third-party database owner, personal data of 23 million users was exposed.
Insider incident affected nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace
This time, one of the largest nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace experienced an insider related data leak. OpenSea company’s email list, which includes email addresses of users and subscribers to newsletter, was illegally accessed and downloaded by an employee of Customer.io, one of OpenSea’s email vendors.
Avaya system administrator: illegal licenses generating and selling
Avaya system administrator was accused of fraud. It was stated that together with accomplices he sold software with additional options for IP-ATC. The overall sum of their financial operations exceeds $88 million.
Another personal data leak CafePress clients affected this time
CafePress got its consumers’ sensitive personal data, including Social Security numbers, exposed. The claim against Residual Pumpkin Entity, former owner of CafePress and PlanetArt, current owner of CafePress was filled by the Federal Trade Commission. The main issue of the claim is that the organization had failed to ensure safety of client’s personal data (including Social Security numbers), and covered up the data breach.
Another data leak in the healthcare sphere
Choice Health Insurance database leak, caused by human error took place recently.
Massive database exposed to public access
Another data leak has taken place recently. About 60 GB of data has been exposed to public access.
General Motors clients’ personal data was obtained by intruders
General Motors, one of the leading car manufacturer accepted the fact, that last month cybercriminals managed to conduct the credential stuffing attack.
Excessive data supplement
According to newest research, people are becoming more conscious in their work with data. Still, a lot of excessive data is transmitted.
More than 60% of companies affirmed breach experience in last year
Internal risks are still underestimated.
Apple releases patches for 0-Days in MacOS and iOS
Dangerous zero-day vulnerabilities are eliminated by Apple.
The new post-quantum cryptography standards are to be announced soon
New era in post-quantum cryptography standards.
According to Bloomberg, in the middle of 2021 Apple, Meta and Discord staff sent hackers their clients’ data
Users' personal data was sent hackers by mistake.