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Acer suffers a second data breach in a week

Tech giant Acer was hacked again in a few days, after the compromise of the servers in India, threat actors also breached some of its systems in Taiwan. Tech giant Acer was hacked twice in a week, the same threat actor (Desorden) initially breached some of its servers in India, now it is claiming to have also breached some systems in Taiwan. Last wee
Publish At:2021-10-20 11:44 | Read:153 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Acer Cybercrime Hacking hacking ne

Exploring the Costs, Risks and Causes of a Government Data Breach

In nearly every part of the world, people associate the word ‘government’ with order. Government services bring societal order, economic stability and security at all levels. However, the past decade of data breaches has challenged this. Federal and local governments battle worldwide breaches and cyber attacks. Data security flaws have been so p
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Twitch security breach had minimal impact, the company states

Twitch provided an update for the recent security breach, the company confirmed that it only had a limited impact on a small number of users. Twitch downplayed the recent security breach in an update, the company said it only impacted a small number of users. According to the update, login credentials or full payment card data belonging to users or str
Publish At:2021-10-17 11:44 | Read:263 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Cybercrime data breach Hacking hac

Accenture discloses data breach after LockBit ransomware attack

IT and consulting giant Accenture confirmed a data breach after the ransomware attack conducted by LockBit operators in August 2021. Global IT consultancy giant Accenture discloses a data breach after the LockBit ransomware attack that hit the company in August 2021. News about the attack was included in the company’s financial report for
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What Happens to Information After a Data Breach?

We’ve grown accustomed to it by now — a few million accounts broken into here, another hundred million there. After a company data breach, what happens to all the data? Where does it go? And how does this impact your vulnerability analysis? In June 2020, stolen Facebook user data suddenly popped up for sale on an online forum. By April 2021, a m
Publish At:2021-10-15 15:27 | Read:313 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Risk Management Security Services Applicatio

Acer suffered the second security breach in a few months

Taiwanese electronics technology giant Acer discloses a security breach suffered by its after-sales service systems in India after an isolated attack. Bad news for the Taiwanese electronics technology giant Acer, it disclosed a second security breach this year. The company revealed that its after-sales service systems in India were hit by an isolated atta
Publish At:2021-10-14 11:44 | Read:133 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Security Acer Acer IND

CISA Names 3 ‘Exceptionally Dangerous’ Behaviors to Avoid

In terms of database security, any bad practice is dangerous. Still, the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently deemed some behavior as “exceptionally risky.” Are your teams engaged in these high-risk practices? What can you do to mitigate the risk of a data breach? As per CISA, “The presence of these Bad Pra
Publish At:2021-10-12 11:31 | Read:231 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Incident Response Risk Management Security S

Security Affairs newsletter Round 335

A new round of the weekly Security Affairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. If you want to also receive for free the international press subscribe here. Previously undetected FontOnLake Linux malware used in targeted attacksGoogle addresses four high-severity flaws in Ch
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Sky.com servers exposed via misconfiguration

CyberNews researchers found an exposed configuration file hosted on a Sky.com subdomain containing production data. Original post @ https://cybernews.com/news/sky-com-servers-exposed-via-misconfiguration/ CyberNews researchers found an exposed configuration file hosted on a Sky.com subdomain, containing what appear to be production-level database acce
Publish At:2021-10-09 07:48 | Read:487 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Security data breach data leak hac

Twitch data breach updates: login credentials or card numbers not exposed

An anonymous individual has leaked the source code and data of the popular video streaming platform Twitch via a torrent file posted on 4chan. An anonymous 4chan user has published a torrent link to a 128GB file on the 4chan discussion board, the leaked archive contains sensitive data stolen from 6,000 internal Twitch Git repositories. The leaker, who use
Publish At:2021-10-07 07:48 | Read:248 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach data breach hacking news informati

Twitch source code and sensitive data leaked online

An anonymous individual has leaked the source code and data of the popular video streaming platform Twitch via a torrent file posted on 4chan. An anonymous individual has leaked online the source code and streamers and users data of the popular video streaming platform Twitch. The anonymous 4chan user has published a torrent link to a 128GB file on th
Publish At:2021-10-06 18:20 | Read:448 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking data breach hacking news i

Banking and Finance Data Breaches: Costs, Risks and More To Know

As each year passes, cybersecurity becomes more important for businesses and agencies of every size, in nearly every industry. In 2020, ransomware cases grew by 150%, and every 39 seconds, a new attack is launched somewhere on the web. A data breach also causes rising costs in banking and finance. What Happens in a Banking and Finance Data Breach? Data brea
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UK newspaper The Telegraph exposed a 10TB database with subscriber data

The UK media outlet The Telegraph has leaked 10 TB of subscriber data after failing to properly secure one of its databases. The UK newspaper The Telegraph’, one of the UK’s largest newspapers and online media outlets, has leaked 10 TB of data after failing to properly secure one of its databases. The popular researcher Bob Diachenko discovered an un
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Telco service provider giant Syniverse had unauthorized access since 2016

Syniverse service provider discloses a security breach, threat actors have had access to its databases since 2016 and gained some customers’ credentials. Syniverse is a global company that provides technology and business services for a number of telecommunications companies as well as a variety of other multinational enterprises. The company is a p
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Neiman Marcus data breach affects millions

Millions of Neiman Marcus customers have had their personal and financial information exposed in a data breach. In a press release the company confirmed unauthorized access to customer online accounts. According to the press release 4.6 million customers of Neiman Marcus Group stores, specifically Neiman Marcus and Last Call, are being notified about the
Publish At:2021-10-04 18:06 | Read:354 | Comments:0 | Tags:Reports credit monitoring data breach free credit report hav

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