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Category: Identity theft


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Hitachi Energy Blames Data Breach on Zero-Day as Ransomware Gang Threatens Firm

March 20, 2023

Via: Security Week

In a press release published on Friday, Hitachi Energy said the Cl0p ransomware gang targeted the GoAnywhere product and may have gained unauthorized access to employee data in some countries. “Upon learning of this event, we took immediate action and […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Ransomware Operators Leak Data Allegedly Stolen From City of Oakland

March 6, 2023

Via: Security Week

The cyberattack started on February 8 and was disclosed on February 10, when Oakland announced that it had taken systems offline to contain the incident, but that emergency services were not impacted. One week later, while continuing restoration efforts, the […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Foiling intellectual property theft in a digital-first world

February 27, 2023

Via: Help Net Security

In today’s data-driven world, the expectations and demands faced by many organizations worldwide are reaching unseen levels. To meet the challenge, a data-driven approach is necessary, with effective digital transformation needed to improve operational efficiency, streamline processes, and get more […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

GoTo admits: Customer cloud backups stolen together with decryption key

January 25, 2023

Via: Naked Security

GoTo is a well-known brand that owns a range of products, including technologies for teleconferencing and webinars, remote access, and password management. If you’ve ever used GoTo Webinar (online meetings and seminars), GoToMyPC (connect and control someone else’s computer for […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

PayPal Warns 35,000 Users of Credential Stuffing Attacks

January 20, 2023

Via: Security Week

“On December 20, 2022, we confirmed that unauthorized parties were able to access your PayPal customer account using your login credentials,” the company said in the notification letter sent to the impacted individuals. According to PayPal, between December 6 and […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

6 oversights that enable data breaches

January 12, 2023

Via: Help Net Security

Personal employee or customer data accounted for nearly 45% of all data stolen between July 2021 and June 2022, while companies’ source code and proprietary information accounted for a further 6.7% and 5.6% respectively, according to Imperva. More positively, the […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

200 million Twitter users had personal data stolen before Elon Musk’s takeover

January 11, 2023

Via: Panda Security

Twitter has been going through a lot over the last few years, and its troubling past continues to haunt the social media giant. It was recently revealed that hackers had stolen the details of approximately 200 million Twitter users. The […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Play Ransomware Group Used New Exploitation Method in Rackspace Attack

January 5, 2023

Via: Security Week

Rackspace told the media that a previously unknown exploit was used to gain access to its network and steal data. The incident apparently involved a customer’s credentials getting compromised, which gave the attackers access to one of its servers on […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Five Guys Data Breach Puts HR Data Under a Heat Lamp

January 5, 2023

Via: Dark Reading

The Five Guys burger empire has been hit with what appears to be a “smash-and-grab” operation: Cyberattackers busted into a file server and made off with the personally identifiable information (PII) of people who applied to work at the chain. […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft, Malware

Hackers Using Stolen Bank Information to Trick Victims into Downloading BitRAT Malware

January 3, 2023

Via: The Hacker News

A new malware campaign has been observed using sensitive information stolen from a bank as a lure in phishing emails to drop a remote access trojan called BitRAT. The unknown adversary is believed to have hijacked the IT infrastructure of […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Does Volvo Cars suffer a new data breach?

January 3, 2023

Via: Security Affairs

French cybersecurity Anis Haboubi yesterday first noticed that a threat actor was attempting to sell data allegedly stolen from Volvo Cars on a popular hacking forum. A member of the forum, who goes online with the moniker IntelBroker, announced on […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Data Breach at Louisiana Healthcare Provider Impacts 270,000 Patients

December 29, 2022

Via: Security Week

A regional community healthcare system consisting of several facilities, LCMHS identified the cyberattack on October 25 and started informing the impacted patients of the incident on December 23. In a notification on its website, LCMHS says that ‘an unauthorized third […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Hackers Steal Power Utility Customer Data

December 27, 2022

Via: DataBreach Today

A Chicago construction and engineering firm that designs power grids is telling consumers it detected “unauthorized activity” that resulted in the theft of names and Social Security numbers. According to a report by CNN, a memo distributed to members of […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

LastPass Admits to Severe Data Breach, Encrypted Password Vaults Stolen

December 23, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

The August 2022 security breach of LastPass may have been more severe than previously disclosed by the company. The popular password management service on Thursday revealed that malicious actors obtained a trove of personal information belonging to its customers that […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Daixin Ransomware Gang Steals 5 Million AirAsia Passengers’ and Employees’ Data

November 21, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

The cybercrime group called Daixin Team has leaked sample data belonging to AirAsia, a Malaysian low-cost airline, on its data leak portal. The development comes a little over a week after the company fell victim to a ransomware attack on […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Ransomware Group Threatens to Leak Data Stolen From Car Parts Giant Continental

November 4, 2022

Via: Security Week

On its Tor-based leak website, the group says all files — the exact quantity of data or its type is not being specified — will be published on November 4, three hours after the publication of this article. Continental did […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Group indicted for breaching CPA, tax preparation firms via stolen credentials

November 2, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces the partial unsealing of an indictment charging eight individuals with Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) conspiracy. Four have also been charged with wire fraud conspiracy and aggravated identity theft. If convicted, each […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

New York Emergency Services Provider Says Patient Data Stolen in Ransomware Attack

September 20, 2022

Via: Security Week

The personal information of roughly 320,000 individuals was compromised following a ransomware attack at New York-based ambulance services provider Empress EMS (Emergency Medical Services). Founded in 1985 and located in Yonkers, the organization provides emergency transportation services, as well as […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Cisco Data Breach Attributed to Lapsus$ Ransomware Group

September 12, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

A month after confirming its systems were breached, networking giant Cisco reported that the attack was a failed ransomware attempt conducted on behalf of the Lapsus$ group. The cybercriminals obtained access to Cisco’s systems with a social engineering attack that […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

84% of organizations experienced an identity-related breach in the past 18 months

July 28, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

60% of IT security decision makers believe their overall security strategy does not keep pace with the threat landscape, and that they are either lagging behind (20%), treading water (13%), or merely running to keep up (27%), according to a […]