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Lorenz ransomware gang stolen files from defense contractor Hensoldt

German multinational defense contractor Hensoldt confirmed to that some of its systems were infected by Lorenz ransomware. Hensoldt, a multinational defense contractor, confirmed that some of its UK subsidiary’s systems were infected with Lorenz ransomware. This week a Hensholdt spokesperson confirmed the security breach to BleepingComputer explaini
Publish At:2022-01-14 18:12 | Read:209 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime data br

Small Business Cybersecurity: What Will Be Different in 2022?

Every year, new tips come out about small business cybersecurity. But the advice for 2022 isn’t all that different from previous years.  For instance, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) talks about phishing, viruses, ransomware, strong passwords and protecting confidential information this year. Their tips on staying safe are an excelle
Publish At:2022-01-14 14:03 | Read:84 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management Security Services Big Data customer data Dat

Over 3.7 million accounts were compromised in the FlexBooker data breach

The appointment scheduling service FlexBooker discloses a data breach that impacted over 3.7 million accounts. Threat actors compromised the FlexBooker accounts of more than 3.7 million users, the attack took place before the holidays. Stolen data are now available for sale on multiple cybercrime forums. FlexBooker is an online appointment scheduling
Publish At:2022-01-07 06:23 | Read:250 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Cybercrime dat

What to Do If You’re Caught Up in a Data Breach

It happens with more regularity than any of us like to see. There’s either a headline in your news feed or an email from a website or service you have an account with—there’s been a data breach. So what do you do when you find out that you and your information may have been caught up in a data breach? While it can feel like things are out of your hands, ther
Publish At:2022-01-04 21:00 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer Cyber Awareness Data Breach What is a data breach W

UScellular discloses the second data breach in a year

UScellular, one of the largest wireless carriers in the US, has disclosed a data breach after the hack suffered in December 2021. UScellular has disclosed a data breach after the attack that compromised the company’s billing system in December 2021. United States Cellular Corporation, is the fourth-largest wireless carrier in the United States, wit
Publish At:2022-01-04 18:11 | Read:261 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Cybercrime hac

Hospitality Chain McMenamins discloses data breach after ransomware attack

Hospitality chain McMenamins disclosed a data breach after a recent ransomware attack. Hospitality chain McMenamins discloses a data breach after a ransomware attack that took place on December 12. McMenamins is a family-owned chain of brewpubs, breweries, music venues, historic hotels, and theater pubs in Oregon and Washington.  According to the c
Publish At:2022-01-04 06:23 | Read:260 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Cybersecurity

Broward Health suffered a data breach that impacted +1.3 million people

The Broward Health public health system disclosed a massive data breach that has impacted more than 1.3 million individuals. The Broward Health public health system has suffered a data breach that impacted 1,357,879 individuals. Broward Health, formally the North Broward Hospital District, is one of the 10 largest public health systems in the U.S. Loc
Publish At:2022-01-04 02:27 | Read:182 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Broward Health Cybercrime data bre

Data Protection: What Needs to Be Protected?

Where is your organization’s data? From global data centers to PCs to mobile apps, data is strewn all over the place. So how do you protect it all?  You can’t encrypt everything, right? It’s too expensive and time-consuming. Even the most stringent regulations don’t demand that level of data protection. For example, GDPR focuses
Publish At:2022-01-03 14:02 | Read:341 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Incident Response Risk Management data encry

SEGA Europe left AWS S3 bucket unsecured exposing data and infrastructure to attack

SEGA Europe inadvertently left users’ personal information publicly accessible on Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 bucket. SEGA Europe inadvertently left users’ personal information publicly accessible on Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 bucket.  At the end of the year, gaming giant SEGA Europe inadvertently left users’ personal information pub
Publish At:2022-01-03 10:53 | Read:338 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Security data leak hacking

Lapsus$ ransomware gang hits Impresa, Portugal’s largest media conglomerate

The Lapsus$ ransomware hit Impresa, the largest media conglomerate in Portugal and the owner of SIC and Expresso. The Lapsus$ ransomware gang has compromised the infrastructure of Impresa, the largest media conglomerate in Portugal. Impresa owns SIC TV channel, and Expresso newspaper, among other leading media, like several magazine publications. The
Publish At:2022-01-02 15:50 | Read:305 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime data br

Security Affairs most-read cyber stories of 2021

Which are the most-read cyber stories of 2021? This post includes Top Posts for the last 365 days. Why Edward Snowden is urging users to stop using ExpressVPN? The popular whistleblower Edward Snowden recommends customers of ExpressVPN VPN service to stop using it. Two kids found a screensaver bypass in Linux Mint The development team behind the
Publish At:2022-01-01 14:15 | Read:261 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News cyber stories Cybercrime data breach hacking n

PulseTV discloses potential credit card breach

U.S. online store PulseTV disclosed a potential credit card data breach, more than 200,000 customers have been impacted. U.S. online store PulseTV has disclosed a credit card data breach that has impacted more than 200,000 customers. According to the notification letter published by the Office of the Maine Attorney General, VISA informed the comp
Publish At:2022-01-01 10:19 | Read:362 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach credit cards Cybersecu

T-Mobile suffered a new data breach

T-Mobile discloses a new data breach that impacted a “very small number of customers” who were victim of SIM swap attacks. T-Mobile has suffered another security breach, threat actors gained access to the accounts of “a small number of” customers.’ According to The T-Mo Report, which viewed T-Mobile internal documents, there was “unauthor
Publish At:2021-12-29 18:11 | Read:309 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Cybercrime data breach

Logistics giant D.W. Morgan exposed 100 GB worth of clients’ data, including Fortune 500 Clients

The Website Planet security team discovered a data breach suffered by the multinational logistics giant D.W. Morgan. The Website Planet security team discovered an Amazon S3 bucket owned by logistics giant D.W. Morgan that was left unsecured online. The S3 bucket contained more than 100 GB of sensitive data relating to shipments and the company’s clie
Publish At:2021-12-28 06:23 | Read:265 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Amazon S3 bucket AWS S3 buckets D.

Albania Prime Minister apologizes over the recent massive leak of government data

Albania’s prime minister Edi Rama apologized for the massive leak of personal records from a government database of state. Albania’s prime minister this week apologized for the massive leak of personal records from a government database of state. Exposed records include the personal identity card numbers, employment and salary data of some 637,000 pe
Publish At:2021-12-27 06:57 | Read:390 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach albania Cybersecurity cybersecurit

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