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Data loss, Threats & Malware

Leaked Algolia API Keys Exposed Data of Millions of Users

November 22, 2022

Via: Security Week

Organizations can use Algolia’s API to incorporate into their applications functions such as search, discovery, and recommendations. The API is used by over 11,000 companies, including Lacoste, Slack, Medium, and Zendesk. CloudSEK says it has identified 1,550 applications that leaked […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Researchers Discover Hundreds of Amazon RDS Instances Leaking Users’ Personal Data

November 16, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Hundreds of databases on Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) are exposing personal identifiable information (PII), new findings from Mitiga, a cloud incident response company, show. “Leaking PII in this manner provides a potential treasure trove for threat actors – […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

US States Announce $16M Settlement With Experian, T-Mobile Over Data Breaches

November 8, 2022

Via: Security Week

The multi-state settlement with Experian totals more than $13.67 million and the settlement with T-Mobile is for $2.5 million. In addition, each company has agreed to take steps to improve their data security practices. The attorneys general in several states […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Label Giant Multi-Color Corporation Discloses Data Breach

October 31, 2022

Via: Security Week

A global supplier of premium label solutions, MCC operates roughly 100 label producing operations and has approximately 10,000 employees. MCC provides label solutions to organizations in the automotive, beverage, chemicals, food, healthcare, technical, and other industries. In a data breach […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Microsoft Confirms Server Misconfiguration Led to 65,000+ Companies’ Data Leak

October 21, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Microsoft this week confirmed that it inadvertently exposed information related to thousands of customers following a security lapse that left an endpoint publicly accessible over the internet sans any authentication. “This misconfiguration resulted in the potential for unauthenticated access to […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

iDealwine suffers a data breach

October 19, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Popular international fine wine online retailer iDealwine has suffered a data breach during the past weekend, and has yet to reveal the number of customers affected. Its e-shop is still offline, showing a brief explanatory message, and the firm has […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

64,000 Additional Patients Impacted by Omnicell Data Breach – What is Your Data Breach Action Plan?

October 12, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

In April 2022, Omnicell reported a data breach affecting nearly 62,000 patients. The company has revealed that the incident has impacted an additional 64,000 individuals. This brings the total number of patients affected to over 126,000. Will you be the […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Toyota Discloses Data Breach Impacting Source Code, Customer Email Addresses

October 11, 2022

Via: Security Week

The incident, the company says, impacts customers who have subscribed to the T-Connect website, a service and mobile application that provides users with car management features such as find my car, maintenance reminders, concierge services, and vehicle information. In a […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

City of Tucson Data Breach impacted 123,500 individuals

October 6, 2022

Via: Security Affairs

The security breach was discovered at the end of May 2022 and concluded the investigation in September. According to the notification letter sample provided to the Maine Attorney General’s Office, over 123,500 were impacted have been impacted by the incident. […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Former Uber Security Chief Found Guilty of Data Breach Coverup

October 6, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

A U.S. federal court jury has found former Uber Chief Security Officer Joseph Sullivan guilty of not disclosing a 2016 breach of customer and driver records to regulators and attempting to cover up the incident. Sullivan has been convicted on […]


Cloud security, Data loss, Security, Threats & Malware

Average company with data in the cloud faces $28 million in data-breach risk

October 5, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Hard-to-control collaboration, complex SaaS permissions, and risky misconfigurations — such as admin accounts without multi-factor authentication (MFA) — have left a dangerous amount of cloud data exposed to insider threats and cyberattacks, according to Varonis. For the report, researchers analyzed […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

RansomEXX gang claims to have hacked Ferrari and leaked online internal documents

October 3, 2022

Via: Security Affairs

Documents belonging to the Italian luxury sports car manufacturer Ferrari are circulating online, the company confirmed their authenticity stating it is not aware of cyber attacks. Ferrari is investigating the leak of the internal documents and announced it will implement […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Optus Says ID Numbers of 2.1 Million Compromised in Data Breach

October 3, 2022

Via: Security Week

On September 22, the wireless carrier announced it had fallen victim to a cyberattack that resulted in the potential compromise of the personally identifiable information of some of its customers, without providing specifics on the number of impacted individuals. Days […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Swachh City Platform Suffers Data Breach Leaking 16 Million User Records

September 29, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

A threat actor by the name of LeakBase has shared a database containing personal information allegedly affecting 16 million users of Swachh City, an Indian complaint redressal platform. Leaked details include usernames, email addresses, password hashes, mobile numbers, one-time passwords, […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Plug Your Data Leaks: Integrating Data Loss Prevention into Your Security Stack

September 29, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

$4.35 million. That’s the average total cost of a data-exposing cybersecurity incident, according to the Ponemon Institute’s “Cost of a Data Breach Report 2022.” That’s an all-time high, up 12.7% from 2020. Between the potential loss of trade secrets, reputational […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Hacker Behind Optus Breach Releases 10,200 Customer Records in Extortion Scheme

September 27, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) on Monday disclosed it’s working to gather “crucial evidence” and that it’s collaborating with overseas law enforcement authorities following the hack of telecom provider Optus. “Operation Hurricane has been launched to identify the criminals behind […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

American Airlines disclosed a data breach

September 20, 2022

Via: Security Affairs

American Airlines recently suffered a data breach, threat actors compromised a limited number of employee email accounts. The intruders had access to sensitive personal information contained in the accounts, but the company’s data breach notification states that it is not […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Uber Says It’s Investigating a Potential Breach of Its Computer Systems

September 16, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Ride hailing giant Uber disclosed Thursday it’s responding to a cybersecurity incident involving a breach of its network and that it’s in touch with law enforcement authorities. The New York Times first reported the incident. The company pointed to its […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

5 Best Practices for Building Your Data Loss Prevention Strategy

September 15, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

Several recent high-profile instances of data loss serve as cautionary tales for organizations handling sensitive data — including a recent case where the personal data of nearly half a million Japanese citizens was put in a compromising position when the […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

U-Haul reports data breach, customers’ info exposed

September 13, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

U.S. moving and storage rental company U-Haul has suffered a data breach due to an unauthorized person having accessed an unspecified number of rental contracts, U-Haul’s parent company Amerco has revealed in a last week. U-Haul data breach It is […]