Category: Data loss

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Twitch Struggles With Hackers and Hate Raid Bots

October 8, 2021

Via: Security Week

A massive trove of confidential Twitch data dumped on the internet included records showing top game play streamers took in millions of dollars during the past year. The breach came as another black eye for Twitch’s cyber defenses that have […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

A multi-party data breach creates 26x the financial damage of single-party breach

September 27, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Cyentia Institute and RiskRecon released a research that quantifies how a multi-party data breach impacts many organizations in today’s interconnected digital world. The study is based on an analysis of 897 multi-party breaches involving three or more interrelated companies. The […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Mass Personal Data Theft From Paris Covid Tests: Hospitals

September 16, 2021

Via: Security Week

Hospital officials said they filed a complaint with the Paris prosecutor’s office on Wednesday after confirming on September 12 that such a cyber attack took place over the summer. Stolen were the identities, social security numbers and contact details of […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Healthcare cybersecurity: How to prevent the compromise of patient records?

September 14, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Year after year, the number of data breaches affecting entities in the healthcare industry rises, and 2020 was no exception. The 616 data breaches reported this past year to the US Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) have resulted […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

What’s Behind the Leaks of Customer Data From Retailer Databases?

September 13, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Retail data breaches involving customer data happen often today. However, they tend to be smaller in size than health care, finance or government breaches. So, the general public notices them less. Yet, they happen more often than realized. Why? And […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Stolen Credentials Led to Data Theft at United Nations

September 10, 2021

Via: Threat Post

A threat actor used stolen credentials from a United Nations employee to breach parts of the UN’s network in April and steal critical data, a spokesman for the intergovernmental organization has confirmed. That data lifted from the network can be […]

Data loss, Hacker, Threats & Malware

T-Mobile Hack Involved Exposed Router, Specialized Tools and Brute Force Attacks

August 30, 2021

Via: Security Week

In a statement issued on Friday, Mike Sievert, CEO of T-Mobile, said that while the company’s investigation into the incident was “substantially complete,” he could not share too many technical details due to the criminal investigation conducted by law enforcement. […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

38 Million Records Exposed from Microsoft Power Apps of Dozens of Organisations

August 24, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

More than 38 million records from 47 different entities that rely on Microsoft’s Power Apps portals platform were inadvertently left exposed online, bringing into sharp focus a “new vector of data exposure.” “The types of data varied between portals, including […]

Data loss, Privacy protection, Security, Threats & Malware

JPMorgan Chase Bank Notifies Customers of Data Exposure

August 23, 2021

Via: Security Week

The New York City-based financial services provider has started informing customers that, due to a technical bug, their personal information might have been exposed to other customers. The data was viewable on or in the Chase Mobile app. Information […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

1.9 million+ records from the FBI’s terrorist watchlist available online

August 17, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

A security researcher Bob Diachenko discovered a secret terrorist watchlist with 1.9 million records that were exposed on the internet for three weeks between July 19 and August 9, 2021. In July, Diachenko discovered an unsecured Elasticsearch cluster containing 1.9 […]