Top

Category: Data loss


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Unsecured Microsoft Bing Server Exposed Users’ Search Queries and Location

September 22, 2020

Via: The Hacker News

A back-end server associated with Microsoft Bing exposed sensitive data of the search engine’s mobile application users, including search queries, device details, and GPS coordinates, among others. The logging database, however, doesn’t include any personal details such as names or […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Ransomware attack foiled, but details of 540,000 sports referees still stolen by hackers

September 22, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

The details of approximately 540,000 sports referees, league officials and game officials have been stolen by hackers after an attack on ArbiterSports, a company owned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to provide match scheduling and training software and […]


Cyber-crime, Data loss, Malware, Threats & Malware

SunCrypt ransomware operators leak data of University Hospital New Jersey

September 17, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Systems at the University Hospital New Jersey (UHNJ) were encrypted with the SunCrypt ransomware, threat actors also stolen documents from the institution and leaked it online. The incident took place in September. The UHNJ is a New Jersey state-owned teaching […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Personal Information of 46,000 U.S. Veterans Exposed in Data Breach

September 15, 2020

Via: Security Week

The data breach involved an online application pertaining to the Financial Services Center (FSC), which was accessed by “unauthorized users to divert payments to community health care providers for the medical treatment of Veterans.” The application was taken offline and […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Data of every Welsh Covid-19 patient leaked online

September 15, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Public Health Wales (PHW) has issued an apology and referred itself to the Information Commissioner’s Office after accidentally leaving the personal data of 18,105 individuals – everybody in Wales who tested positive for Covid-19 between 27 February and 30 August […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Over 1 Million Patients and Donors Impacted by Inova Health System Data Breach

September 14, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

The aftermath of Blackbaud’s data breach continues to extend, with Inova Health System stepping forward as the latest victim of the ransomware incident announced by the US-based cloud computing provider in May 2020. “Inova Health System (“Inova”), a non-profit health […]


Data loss, Mobile, Privacy protection, Threats & Malware

Travel Industry Giants Failed to Secure their Websites Despite High-Profile Data Breaches, New Research Shows

September 11, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Major airlines and hotel chains have failed to secure their online platforms even after previous data breaches and cyberattacks exposed information of millions of customers’ and drew fines from privacy regulators. That’s the conclusion of an investigation by Which?, which […]


Data loss, Network security, Security, Threats & Malware

Data Breach Protection Must Include Physical Security

September 8, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

If most of your business’ data and workloads are handled on public clouds, it can be easy to forget about the onsite servers. With office buildings empty, employees may assume the servers are protected by the same physical security as […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Security Researcher Discovers Over 50,000 Scanned Driver’s Licenses Exposed on Unsecured Amazon Server

September 1, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

A data leak containing 54,000 scanned New South Wales (NSW) driver’s licenses and various tolling notice statutory declarations were discovered by security researcher Bob Diachenko last week. “More than 50K scanned driver licenses (front+back) and toll notices exposed in a […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Morgan Stanley Hit With $5 Million Data Breach Suit

September 1, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

A $5 million lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed against Morgan Stanley, claiming the financial organization failed to properly safeguard personally identifiable information when the company discarded old computer equipment. The suit is being brought by Morgan Stanley […]