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Category: Data loss


Data loss, Threats & Malware

French pharmaceuticals distribution platform Apodis Pharma leaking 1.7+ TB of confidential data

December 1, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The CyberNews investigation team discovered an unsecured, publicly accessible Kibana dashboard of an ElasticSearch database containing confidential data belonging to Apodis Pharma, a software company based in France. Apodis Pharma is a company that offers a digital supply chain management […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Belden Discloses Data Breach Affecting Employee, Business Information

November 25, 2020

Via: Security Week

The company said the incident involved “unauthorized access and copying of some current and former employee data, as well as limited company information regarding some business partners.” Belden said its employees detected unusual activity on some servers, which third-party forensic […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Retail giant Home Depot agrees to a $17.5 million settlement over 2014 data breach

November 25, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The US largest home improvement retailer giant Home Depot agrees to $17.5 million settlement over the 2014 data breach. In 2014, Home Depot revealed that the data breach impacted 56 million customers across the US and Canada. According to the […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Credential stuffing attack targeted 300K+ Spotify users

November 24, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Security experts from vpnMentor have uncovered a possible credential stuffing operation that affected some Spotify accounts. Threat actors behind the campaign are using a database containing over 380 million records, including login credentials and other data for Spotify accounts, likely […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Mercy Iowa City Discloses Highly Sensitive Data Breach Impacting Over 60,000 Iowans

November 20, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Mercy Iowa City hospital has revealed a data breach that may have compromised the personal and health information of 60,473 patients. According to a letter sent earlier this month, the security incident was discovered in June when an unauthorized party […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

The North Face Disables Shopper Account Passwords after Credential-Stuffing Attack

November 16, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

A credential-stuffing attack on The North Face has forced the US-based outdoor retailer to disable the account passwords of an undisclosed number of online customers. According to a data breach notification letter sent to impacted shoppers, the incident was discovered […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Human error blamed in Welsh Covid-19 patient data leak

November 16, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Public Health Wales (PHW) has accepted in full the recommendations of an independent investigation which found that simple human error was to blame for the August 2020 data leak that saw the personal data of 18,105 people who had received […]


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

Vertafore data breach exposed data of 27.7 million Texas drivers

November 13, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Vertafore announced that information of 27.7 million Texas drivers has been accidentally exposed due to a human error. The company disclosed this security breach this week, data was stored on an unsecured external storage service and they were accessed by […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Prestige reservation platform exposes millions of hotel guests

November 10, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Researchers at Website Planet discovered a misconfigured S3 bucket used by the Prestige Software’s Cloud Hospitality that exposed millions of hotel guests worldwide. The reservation system Prestige Software’s “Cloud Hospitality” allows operators at hotels to integrate their reservation systems with […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Online Precious Metal Retailer Warns Customers of Payment Info Breach

November 2, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

JM Bullion, an online retailer of gold and silver products, has recently disclosed a security incident exposing shoppers’ personal and financial information. According to a notice sent to impacted users, JM Bullion’s website was hijacked on February 18, 2020. Bad […]