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Unsecured Chinese companies leak users’ sensitive personal and business data

Researchers at Cybernews uncovered two unsecured databases, with millions of records, belonging to Chinese companies. The original post available here: https://cybernews.com/security/unsecured-chinese-companies-leak-users-sensitive-personal-and-business-data/ Our research uncovered two unsecured databases, with millions of records, belonging to compani
Publish At:2020-07-07 04:18 | Read:103 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking hacking news information s

22,900 MongoDB Databases Held to Ransom by Hacker Threatening to Report Firms for GDPR Violations

Hackers are once again finding unsecured MongoDB databases carelessly left exposed on the internet, wiping their contents, and leaving a ransom note demanding a cryptocurrency payment for the data’s safe return.As ZDNet reports, ransom notes have been left on almost 23,000 MongoDB databases that were let unprotected on the public internet without a pas
Publish At:2020-07-02 12:01 | Read:61 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection data breac

Maze Ransomware operators hacked the Xerox Corporation

Xerox Corporation is the last victim of the Maze ransomware operators, hackers have encrypted its files and threaten of releasing them. Maze ransomware operators have breached the systems of the Xerox Corporation and stolen files before encrypting them. The company did not disclose the cyberattack, but the Maze ransomware operators published some scre
Publish At:2020-07-01 17:02 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Malware Cyberc

A threat actor is selling databases stolen from 14 companies

A threat actor is selling databases containing data belonging to 14 different companies he claimed were hacked in 2020. A threat actor is selling databases that contain user records for 14 different organizations he claimed were hacked in 2020, only for four of them (HomeChef, Minted, Tokopedia, and Zoosk) were previously reported data breaches. The li
Publish At:2020-06-30 06:18 | Read:133 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Data Breach Deep Web Hacking data breach hacking

PonyFinal: The new data-stealing ransomware

Between the Q3 and Q4 last year, the average ransom demanded in a ransomware attack increased 104%, reaching $84,116. However, some variants of ransomware demand even more, especially if the malware targets large companies, as is the case with Ryuk. Given that this ransomware targets corporate environments, focusing on the Enterprise segment, it demands an a
Publish At:2020-06-29 13:07 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Security b2b data breach Ransomware

Asian media firm E27 hacked, attackers asked for a “donation”

Asian media firm E27 suffered a security breach and hackers asked for a “donation” to provide information on the flaws they exploited in the attack Asian media firm E27 has been hacked by a hacking group identifying themselves as “Korean Hackers” and “Team Johnwick”that asked for a “donation” to provide info
Publish At:2020-06-28 04:06 | Read:201 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Security data

REvil gang threaten to auction celebrity data from Mariah Carey, Lebron James, MTV and more

byLisa VaasWhat would you do if your law firm to the stars were to be presented with this choice: pay us $42 million or we’ll sell Mariah Carey’s confidential legal documents on the dark web on 1 July?… followed by a carefully laid out schedule to sell personal correspondence, contracts, agreements, non-disclosure agreements, court conflicts and
Publish At:2020-06-26 06:27 | Read:123 | Comments:0 | Tags:Celebrities Data loss Hacked Privacy Ransomware Security thr

Frost & Sullivan databases available for sale on a hacker forum

U.S. business consulting firm Frost & Sullivan suffered a data breach, a threat actor is offering for sale its databases on a hacker forum. U.S. firm Frost & Sullivan suffered a data breach, data from an unsecured backup that were exposed on the Internet was sold by a threat actor on a hacker forum. Frost & Sullivan is a business consulting
Publish At:2020-06-24 09:30 | Read:202 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking data breach Frost & Sulliv

State of Insider Data Breaches in 2020

Organizations protect critical assets and sensitive information from the outside world by continually updating their security controls and policies. However, the origin of a breach is not always outside of the organization, and recently, insider breaches have gained attention amid an increase in the flexibility of tools for information sharing.Insider threat
Publish At:2020-06-23 23:21 | Read:186 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection data breac

CLOP Ransomware operators hacked Indian conglomerate IndiaBulls Group

CLOP ransomware operators have allegedly hacked IndiaBulls Group, an Indian conglomerate headquartered in Gurgaon, India. CLOP ransomware operators have allegedly hacked the Indian conglomerate IndiaBulls Group, its primary businesses are housing finance, consumer finance, and wealth management.  Indiabulls Group has around 19,000 employees, the compan
Publish At:2020-06-23 08:17 | Read:164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Deep Web Hacking Malwa

BlueLeaks: 269GB of data from US law enforcement organizations leaked online

A group of hacktivists and transparency advocates published a massive 269 GB of data, dubbed BlueLeaks, allegedly stolen from U.S. Police and Fusion Centers. A group of hacktivists and transparency advocates has leaked online hundreds of thousands of sensitive documents allegedly stolen from more than 200 police departments, fusion centers, and law enforc
Publish At:2020-06-23 03:25 | Read:117 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking BlueLeaks data

230k+ Indonesian COVID-19 patients’ records for sale in the Darkweb

Security researchers at threat intelligence firm Cyble discovered over 230.000 Indonesian COVID-19 patients records leaked in the darknet. As part of a regular Deepweb and Darkweb monitoring activity, researchers at threat intelligence firm Cyble identified a credible threat actor who was selling the database of COVID-19 patients of Indonesia. The thre
Publish At:2020-06-21 12:55 | Read:175 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Deep Web coronavirus C

Cognizant admitted data breach in April Ransomware Attack

In April the information technologies services giant Cognizant Technology suffered a ransomware attack, now it has confirmed also a data breach. In April the information technologies services giant Cognizant Technology was hit by Maze Ransomware operators. Cognizant is an American multinational corporation that provides IT services, it
Publish At:2020-06-18 18:45 | Read:210 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Malware Cogniz

Best Practices for Managing Data Privacy & Responding to Privacy Breaches

A constantly changing regulatory environment has become the “new normal” for data privacy, and 2020 is no exception. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect in January and introduced one of the most sweeping requirements the U.S. has seen at a state level. In addition, the global health crisis has seen concerns around new and emerging use
Publish At:2020-06-18 12:15 | Read:155 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Risk Management Data Breach Data Privacy Dat

Avon cosmetics suffers “cyber incident” – but was it ransomware?

byPaul DucklinGlobal direct-sales cosmetics company Avon has filed two reports with the US Securities and Exchange Commission in the past few days.The reports are known as Form 8-K filings, used to advise investors about unplanned issues affecting a listed company – all the way from the resignation of a director to failing to meet a financial obligatio
Publish At:2020-06-17 13:58 | Read:238 | Comments:0 | Tags:Uncategorized Avon breach disclosure data breach doppelpayme

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