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Category: Data loss


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

Airplane manufacturer Bombardier has disclosed a security breach, data leaked online

February 24, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Hackers exploited vulnerabilities in Accellion FTA file-sharing legacy servers to steal data from the airplane maker Bombardier and leak data on the site operated by the Clop ransomware gang. The wave of attacks exploiting multiple zero-day vulnerabilities in the Accellion […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Data of thousands of Dutch citizens leaked from government Covid-19 systems

February 8, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

The personal data of thousands of Dutch citizens has been leaked from the systems of Municipal Health Services (GGD), the organization that coordinates Covid-19 testing and vaccination policy in the Netherlands. Because of outdated systems and insufficient access control, almost […]


Data loss, Hacker, Threats & Malware

French Security Firm Says Hackers Accessed Its Source Code

February 5, 2021

Via: DataBreach Today

French security vendor Stormshield has launched an investigation after an internal review found that hackers accessed the source code of the company’s network security product. On Thursday, Stormshield acknowledged the company had sustained a breach and that unknown hackers had […]


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

Data Breach Exposes 1.6 Million Jobless Claims Filed in the Washington State

February 2, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

The Office of the Washington State Auditor (SAO) on Monday said it’s investigating a security incident that resulted in the compromise of personal information of more than 1.6 million people who filed for unemployment claims in the state in 2020. […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Over 1 Million Impacted by Data Breach at Washington State Auditor

February 2, 2021

Via: Security Week

At the heart of the incident, SAO says, was Accellion software used for file transfers. Hackers exploited a security flaw in the file sharing service and gained access to restricted files. Called FTA (File Transfer Application), Accellion’s service in mid-December […]


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

Reported US Data Breaches Declined by 19% in 2020

January 29, 2021

Via: DataBreach Today

The number of data breaches being reported in the U.S. and elsewhere each year continues to decline. But security experts say this unfortunately can be explained by criminals increasingly focusing on lucrative ransomware and business email compromise scams, which require […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Illinois Court Exposes More Than 323,000 Sensitive Records

January 25, 2021

Via: Security Week

On September 26, 2020, researchers discovered an unsecured Elasticsearch server exposing more than 323,277 Cook County court related records containing highly sensitive personal data. Cook County, Illinois, is the second most populous county in the U.S., with a population in […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Cryptocurrency exchange BuyUcoin hacked, data of 325K+ users leaked

January 25, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

A new incident involving a cryptocurrency exchange made the headlines, the India-based cryptocurrency exchange suffered a security incident, threat actors leaked sensitive data of 325K users on the Dark Web. Leaked data includes names, e-mails, mobile numbers, encrypted passwords, user […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Belgian Hospital Reroutes Critical Patients after Cyberattack

January 22, 2021

Via: Hot for Security

On Sunday evening, the CHwapi hospital in Belgium suffered a cyberattack that prompted the facility to redirect emergency patients to other hospitals and delay surgical procedures. As reported by local media group L’Avenir, 80 of the hospital center’s 300 servers […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Criminals fiddled stolen Covid-19 vaccine data to damage trust

January 19, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Cyber criminals who stole data on Covid-19 vaccines from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in December 2020 manipulated and altered the data before releasing it to the public in a manner clearly intended to damage public confidence in the safety […]