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Category: Data loss


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Personal Information of 46,000 U.S. Veterans Exposed in Data Breach

September 15, 2020

Via: Security Week

The data breach involved an online application pertaining to the Financial Services Center (FSC), which was accessed by “unauthorized users to divert payments to community health care providers for the medical treatment of Veterans.” The application was taken offline and […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Data of every Welsh Covid-19 patient leaked online

September 15, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Public Health Wales (PHW) has issued an apology and referred itself to the Information Commissioner’s Office after accidentally leaving the personal data of 18,105 individuals – everybody in Wales who tested positive for Covid-19 between 27 February and 30 August […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Over 1 Million Patients and Donors Impacted by Inova Health System Data Breach

September 14, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

The aftermath of Blackbaud’s data breach continues to extend, with Inova Health System stepping forward as the latest victim of the ransomware incident announced by the US-based cloud computing provider in May 2020. “Inova Health System (“Inova”), a non-profit health […]


Data loss, Mobile, Privacy protection, Threats & Malware

Travel Industry Giants Failed to Secure their Websites Despite High-Profile Data Breaches, New Research Shows

September 11, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Major airlines and hotel chains have failed to secure their online platforms even after previous data breaches and cyberattacks exposed information of millions of customers’ and drew fines from privacy regulators. That’s the conclusion of an investigation by Which?, which […]


Data loss, Network security, Security, Threats & Malware

Data Breach Protection Must Include Physical Security

September 8, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

If most of your business’ data and workloads are handled on public clouds, it can be easy to forget about the onsite servers. With office buildings empty, employees may assume the servers are protected by the same physical security as […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Security Researcher Discovers Over 50,000 Scanned Driver’s Licenses Exposed on Unsecured Amazon Server

September 1, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

A data leak containing 54,000 scanned New South Wales (NSW) driver’s licenses and various tolling notice statutory declarations were discovered by security researcher Bob Diachenko last week. “More than 50K scanned driver licenses (front+back) and toll notices exposed in a […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Morgan Stanley Hit With $5 Million Data Breach Suit

September 1, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

A $5 million lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed against Morgan Stanley, claiming the financial organization failed to properly safeguard personally identifiable information when the company discarded old computer equipment. The suit is being brought by Morgan Stanley […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Details of millions of U.S. Voters leaked to Russia’s Dark Web forum

September 1, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

A database containing several million American voters’ personal information has appeared on the Russian dark web, Russia’s Kommersant business newspaper reported this week. The news is worrisome due to the upcoming presidential elections in the US and the fear of […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Freepik Company Discloses Data Breach Affecting More Than 8 Million Users

August 26, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

The Freepik Company has disclosed a data breach impacting the login information of more than 8 million Freepik and Flaticon users. According to a press release, the security incident was the result of a SQL injection in Flaticon, one of […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Freepik Discloses Data Breach Impacting 8.3 Million Users

August 24, 2020

Via: Security Week

Freepik is a search engine that provides users with access to high-quality graphics resources, including images, vectors, illustrations, and the like. On Flaticon, users can find over 3 million vector icons in various file formats. The attackers, Freepik Company explains, […]