Category: Data loss

Data loss, Threats & Malware

RansomHouse claims to have stolen at least 450GB of AMD’s data

June 30, 2022

Via: Malwarebytes

AMD is investigating the claim that the RansomHouse extortion group has its hands on more than 450GB of the company’s data.AMD’s breach revelation came to light after RansomHouse teased on Telegram about selling data belonging to a popular ‘three-letter company […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Which stolen data are ransomware gangs most likely to disclose?

June 17, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

If your organization gets hit by a ransomware gang that has also managed to steal company data before hitting the “encrypt” button, which types of data are more likely to end up being disclosed as you debate internally on whether […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Ransomware gang publishes stolen victim data on the public Internet

June 15, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

The Alphv (aka BlackCat) ransomware group is trying out a new tactic to push companies to pay for their post-breach silence: a clearnet (public Internet) website with sensitive data about the employees and customers stolen from a victim organization. Like […]

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

The FBI has busted a major online criminal database selling millions of user details

June 8, 2022

Via: TechRadar

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has taken down an underground marketplace that was used to sell personally identifiable information on US citizens. Together with the Department of Justice (DoJ), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the police force of […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Personal Information of Over 30,000 Students Exposed in Unprotected Database

June 6, 2022

Via: Security Week

The server, the researchers say, was left connected to the Internet and did not require a password to allow access to the data within. Thus, it exposed more than one million records representing the personally identifiable information (PII) of 30,000 […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Cybercriminals Hold 1,200 Unsecured Elasticsearch Databases for Ransom

June 2, 2022

Via: Security Week

Over 1,200 databases that could be accessed without authentication have already fallen victim to the attackers, which replaced their indexes with a note demanding a payment of 0.012 Bitcoin in exchange for the data. “In each case, data held in […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Lapsus$ Hackers Target T-Mobile

April 25, 2022

Via: Threat Post

No government and customer data was accessed. T-Mobile confirmed that the extortion group Lapsus$ gains access to their system “several weeks ago”. The telecom giant responded to a report by a journalist Brian Krebs, who accessed the internal chats from […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

SuperCare Health Data Breach Impacts Over 300,000 People

April 11, 2022

Via: Security Week

In a data security notice posted on its website, SuperCare said the intrusion was discovered on July 27, 2021, when it noticed unauthorized activity on some systems. An investigation revealed that someone had access to certain systems between July 23 […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Block Admits Data Breach Involving Cash App Data Accessed by Former Employee

April 6, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Block, the company formerly known as Square, has disclosed a data breach that involved a former employee downloading unspecified reports pertaining to its Cash App Investing that contained information about its U.S. customers. “While this employee had regular access to […]

Data loss, Email security, Security, Threats & Malware

Over 500,000 Patients Hit by Data Breaches at Healthcare Firms in Alabama, Colorado

March 14, 2022

Via: Security Week

The most recent cyberattack – and most impactful – targeted South Denver Cardiology Associates and resulted in the data of more than 287,000 patients being exfiltrated. The Colorado firm identified the attack on January 4 and later discovered that an […]