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SANS Institute Email Breach – 28,000 User Records exposed

The SANS Institute suffered a data breach, 28,000 user records containing personally identifiable information (PII) were exposed. On August 6, during a review of email configuration and rules, the staff at the SANS Institute discovered a security breach. 28,000 records of personally identifiable information (PII) have been forwarded to an unknown email ad
Publish At:2020-08-12 14:03 | Read:107 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking hacking news information s

Why Australian Data Breach Numbers Are Underreported

Recently, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) published its periodic statistical report on data breaches  – occurring in Australia during the first half of 2020 – received under the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme. According to the report, there was a three percent decrease in the number of data breaches reported t
Publish At:2020-08-10 13:45 | Read:140 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Australia coronavirus COVID-19 Data Breach m

US OCC imposed an $80 Million fine to Capital One for 2019 hack

US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) regulator has fined the credit card provider Capital One Financial Corp with $80 million over 2019 data breach. The US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has imposed an $80 million fine to the credit card provider Capital One Financial Corp over 2019 data breach. Capital One, one of the large
Publish At:2020-08-09 11:56 | Read:129 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Capital One Hacking hacking news i

Did Maze ransomware operators steal 10 GB of data from Canon?

An internal memo confirms that the prolonged outage suffered by Canon last week was caused by a ransomware infection, Maze operators took credit for it. According to an internal memo obtained by ZDNet, the recent outage of Canon was caused by a ransomware attack, while Maze ransomware operators are taking the credit for the incident. The memo also reve
Publish At:2020-08-07 12:25 | Read:110 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Canon Hacking malware Maze ransomw

Intel investigates security breach after the leak of 20GB of internal documents

Intel is investigating reports of an alleged hack that resulted in the theft and leak of 20GB of data coming from the chip giant. Intel is investigating reports that an alleged hacker has leaked 20GB of exfiltrated from its systems. The stolen data includes source code and developer documents and tools, some documents are labeled as “confidential
Publish At:2020-08-07 05:26 | Read:92 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach data breach data leak Hacking info

UberEats data leaked on the dark web

Security researchers from threat intelligence firm Cyble have discovered user records of American online food ordering and delivery platform UberEats on DarkWeb. Another day, another data breach made the headlines, this time the alleged victim is UberEATS. UberEats is an American online food ordering and delivery platform launched by Uber in 2014. D
Publish At:2020-08-04 19:31 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Deep Web Hacking Dark Web data lea

Reading the 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report

2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report: the global total cost of a data breach averaged $3.86 million in 2020, down about 1.5% from the 2019 study. Every year, I write about the annual report published by the Ponemon Institute on the cost of a data breach, it is a very interesting study that explores the economic impact of a “data breach.” This year t
Publish At:2020-08-03 11:00 | Read:117 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Reports Cost of a Data Breach 2020

Havenly discloses data breach, 1.3M accounts available online

Havenly, a Denver-Based company, that realized an interior designer marketplace has disclosed a data breach that impacted 1.3 million users. The US-based interior design web site Havenly has disclosed a data breach after the known threat actor ShinyHunters has leaked for free the databases of multiple companies on a hacker forum. Last week, BleepingCo
Publish At:2020-08-03 04:54 | Read:94 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking data breach hacking news h

IndieFlix streaming service leaves thousands of confidential agreements, filmmaker SSNs, videos exposed on public server

The CyberNews research team discovered an unsecured data bucket on a publicly accessible Amazon Simple Storage (S3) server containing confidential data belonging to IndieFlix. Original post at: https://cybernews.com/security/indieflix-leaks-thousands-of-filmmaker-ssns-confidential-agreements-videos/ IndieFlix is a US-based entertainment company offerin
Publish At:2020-07-31 11:16 | Read:133 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Amazon S3 bucket data leak Hacking

What’s New in the 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report

In a world of uncertainty and change, it’s a comfort that some things are consistent year after year. Now in its 15th year, the annual Cost of a Data Breach Report, with research by the Ponemon Institute and published by IBM Security, continues to provide a detailed view of the financial impacts security incidents can have on organizations, with histo
Publish At:2020-07-29 08:52 | Read:122 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Threat Intelligence Threat Research Cost of

Nefilim ransomware operators leaked data alleged stolen from the Dussmann group

Cyble researchers reported that Nefilim ransomware operators allegedly targeted the Dussmann group, the German largest private multi-service provider Researchers from threat intelligence firm Cyble reported that Nefilim ransomware operators allegedly targeted the Dussmann group, the German largest private multi-service provider. The Dussmann Group has ove
Publish At:2020-07-28 17:40 | Read:78 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Malware Cybercrime Dussman

ShinyHunters leaked over 386 million user records from 18 companies

ShinyHunters, a trusted threat actor, is offering on a hacker forum the databases stolen from eighteen companies, over 386 million user records available online. The known threat actor ShinyHunters has begun leaking for free the databases of multiple companies on a hacker forum. A couple of days ago, the popular digital banking app Dave.com disclosed a
Publish At:2020-07-28 17:39 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking hacking news information s

Records for 7.5 million users of the digital banking app Dave leaked online

Digital banking app Dave.com discloses a security breach after the known threat actor ShinyHunters leaked 7 million user records on a crime forum. The popular digital banking app Dave.com discloses a security breach after the known threat actor ShinyHunters leaked 7,516,625 user records on a crime forum. According to ZDNet, the security breac
Publish At:2020-07-26 15:27 | Read:207 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Deep Web Hacking data breach Dave

Cyber News Rundown: ATM Jackpotting Attacks Rise

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. ATM Jackpotting Attacks on the Rise ATM manufacturer Diebold Nixdorf has identified a malicious campaign that uses proprietary software to “jackpot” the machines. The attack requires malicious actors to breach the ATM manually and then use the software to force the machine to dispense cash at a rapid rate, known within the industry
Publish At:2020-07-24 14:35 | Read:100 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industry Intel data breach ransomware

7 VPN services left data of millions of users exposed online

vpnMentor experts reported that seven Virtual Private Network (VPN)  recently left 1.2 terabytes of private user data exposed to online. Security experts from vpnMentor have discovered a group of seven free VPN (virtual private network) apps that left their server unsecured online exposing private user data for anyone to see.  The impacted VPN service
Publish At:2020-07-21 14:55 | Read:98 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Digital ID Hacking hacking news in

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