Analysis: The Latest Data Breach Trends

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of data breach trends. Also featured: yet another Microsoft Exchange vulnerability and misconceptions about cybercrime groups

T-Mobile USA Investigates Possible Data Breach

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Group Claims GGSN Misconfiguration Led to 100 Million User Accounts T-Mobile USA says it is investigating a claim that as many as 100 million accounts may have been compromised in a data breach.

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Data Breaches Tied to Ransomware: Look Harder

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Australia Regulator Says Such Breaches Are Likely Underreported Australia's data regulator says organizations hit by ransomware may be underreporting data breaches because they haven't thoroughly figured out if data was taken.

Health Data Breach Tally Update: Ransomware Persists

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More Major Incidents Added to the 'Wall of Shame' Several ransomware incidents have been added to the federal tally of major health data breaches in recent weeks, with no signs of these attacks abating

What is Cyber Security Awareness and Why is it Important?

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Indeed, according to Ponemon Institute’s Cost of a Data Breach Report 2020 , 23% of data breaches were caused by human error. They represent the business, deal with customers and handle sensitive data.

T-Mobile Investigating Claims of Massive Data Breach

Krebs on Security

On Sunday, Vice.com broke the news that someone was selling data on 100 million people, and that the data came from T-Mobile. A sales thread tied to the allegedly stolen T-Mobile customer data. ” Data Breaches IntelSecrets IRDev John Erin Binn T-Mobile Und0xxed V0rtex

Health Data Breach Trends: A Mid-Year Report

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Ransomware Attacks, Vendor Incidents Continue to Dominate Ransomware attacks and breaches of vendors continue to account for the biggest health data breaches added to the official federal tally so far this year

Delayed Data Breach Detection: Facing the Consequences

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Yearslong Breach at Health Plan Administrator Leads to Lawsuit Settlement Two health data breaches that each took about a decade to discover illustrate just how tough it can be to detect a security incident. One of those breaches has led to a recent lawsuit settlement

Kroger, British Airways Agree to Settle Data Breach Lawsuits

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based British Airways have each agreed to settle class action lawsuits filed in the wake of two massive data breaches Class Actions Filed Against Each Company After Hacking Incidents U.S.-based based pharmacy and supermarket chain Kroger and U.K.-based

IBM Cost of a Data Breach study: average Cost of Data Breach exceeds $4.2M

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The ‘Cost of a Data Breach’ report commissioned by IBM Security states that the cost of a data breach exceeded $4.2 The study highlights the significant impact of the ongoing pandemic on the cost of data breaches and the effort to contain them.

Analysis: 2020 Health Data Breach Trends

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Ransomware, Phishing Incidents, Vendor Hacks Prevail Hacking incidents, including ransomware and phishing attacks, as well as security incidents involving vendors dominated the federal tally of major health data breaches in 2020

Fat Face's 'Strictly Private' Data Breach Notification

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So Are We Supposed to Keep This Data Breach Notification Just Between Us Friends? What happens when an e-commerce retailer sends customers a data breach notification email with a subject line that reads "strictly private and confidential"?

Kroll Data Breach Report: Unregulated Industries Targeted

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The number of data breach notifications jumped 140% in 2020 from the previous year, with a surge in attacks against less-regulated industries, according to Kroll's 2021 Data Breach Outlook.

Data Breach Culprits: Phishing and Ransomware Dominate

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Meanwhile, Breaches Involving Military Secrets and CCTV Footage Beset UK Government Phishing, ransomware and unauthorized access remain the leading causes of personal data breaches as well as violations of data protection rules, Britain's privacy watchdog reports.

Bangkok Airways Execs Apologize for Data Breach

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LockBit Ransomware Gang Takes Credit, Threatens to Release Data Bangkok Airways issued an apology late last week for a data breach that apparently compromised the personally identifiable information for an unstated number of its passengers.

Health Data Breach Tally Surges

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Victim Count in Magellan Health's April Ransomware Attack Still Climbing Why has the tally of major health data breaches - and the number of individuals affected - spiked in recent weeks?

T-Mobile's Current Data Breach Tally: 54 Million Victims

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Ongoing Probe Has Found More Data Was Stolen Than First Suspected T-Mobile USA says its massive data breach is worse than it first reported: The count of prepaid and postpaid customers whose information was stolen has risen to 14 million.

OpenWRT Project Community Investigating Data Breach

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Ransomware + Exfiltration + Leaks = Data Breach

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Data-Leaking Extortionists' Revised Playbook Goes Way Beyond Ransomware Ransomware-wielding attackers continue to pummel organizations.

UK Data Breach Reports Decline

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As GDPR Hits Second Anniversary, Regional Reporting Variations Continue Britain's privacy watchdog reports it received 19% fewer data breach notifications in the first quarter than in the same period last year.

Medicaid Contractor Data Breach Affected 334,000 Providers

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a global provider of government health data services, says a data breach exposed the personal information of more than 334,000 Medicaid healthcare providers nationwide Maximus Corp. Says Personal Information Exposed in Unauthorized Access to App Maximus Corp.,

Accellion Data Breach Ensnares Energy Giant Shell

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Meanwhile, Clop Ransomware Group Turns Up the Heat on Another Victim The Accellion File Transfer Appliance data breach continues to cause anguish. Meanwhile, some customers of a Michigan-based bank have been informed that personally identifiable data has been exposed via the FTA breac

T-Mobile Data Breach

Schneier on Security

It’s a big one : As first reported by Motherboard on Sunday, someone on the dark web claims to have obtained the data of 100 million from T-Mobile’s servers and is selling a portion of it on an underground forum for 6 bitcoin, about $280,000.

Reported Data Breaches Rise 5% in Australia

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Regulator Says Rise Is Modest Considering Pandemic Work-From-Home Shift Reported data breaches in Australia increased 5% in the second half of 2020, but the nation’s privacy regulator says the increase was modest considering the massive shift to working from home.

Delivery Hero Confirms Foodora Data Breach

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Personal Details on 727,000 Accounts in 14 Countries Leaked Delivery Hero, the online food delivery service, has confirmed a data breach of its Foodora brand.

Elekta Health Data Breach Victim Count Grows

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Swedish Vendor's Recent Cyber Incident Leads to More Notifications The number of U.S. healthcare entities affected by a recent cyber incident targeting a Sweden-based provider of oncology radiation systems and related services is growing.

Massive Brazilian Data Breach

Schneier on Security

I think this is the largest data breach of all time: 220 million people. Lots more stories are in Portuguese

Ubiquiti discloses a data breach

Security Affairs

American technology company Ubiquiti Networks is disclosed a data breach and is notifying its customers via email. The company is not aware of any access to any databases that were containing user data. The post Ubiquiti discloses a data breach appeared first on Security Affairs.

Defense Department Agency Reports Data Breach

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Defense Department agency that's responsible for providing secure communications and IT equipment for the president and other top government officials says a data breach of one of its systems may have exposed personal data, including Social Security numbers

Data Breach Culprits: Phishing and Ransomware Dominate

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Unauthorized Access and Malware Also Among Top Causes, UK Privacy Watchdog Reports Phishing, ransomware and unauthorized access continue to be the leading cyber causes of violations of data protection rules and personal data breaches, Britain's privacy watchdog reports.

British Clothing Retailer Fat Face Discloses Data Breach

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Employee and Customer Information Compromised in January Attack; ICO Investigating British clothing and accessories retailer Fat Face says it detected a data breach in January, which exposed personal information - including partial payment card numbers - for an unspecified number of customers and employees.

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T-Mobile confirms data breach that exposed customer personal info

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T-Mobile confirms a breach after threat actors claimed to have obtained records of 100 million of its customers and offered them for sale. T-Mobile has confirmed a data breach that exposed personal information from over 100 million of its US customers.

What Are the Reasons Behind Health Data Breach Surge?

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Ransomware Attacks, Vendor Breaches Continue as Leading Causes About 70 major health data breaches have been added to the federal tally in the last four weeks as ransomware attacks have persisted and breaches at vendors have affected clients

How Not to Acknowledge a Data Breach

Krebs on Security

I’m not a huge fan of stories about stories, or those that explore the ins and outs of reporting a breach. But occasionally I feel obligated to publish such accounts when companies respond to a breach report in such a way that it’s crystal clear they wouldn’t know what to do with a data breach if it bit them in the nose, let alone festered unmolested in some dark corner of their operations.

Data Breach Reports Fall 45% in UK

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Are Organizations Failing to Spot Breaches, or to Report Them, as Required by GDPR? s data privacy watchdog has continued to decline, recently plummeting by nearly 40%. The number of cybersecurity incidents reported to the U.K.'s

Colonial Pipeline discloses data breach after May ransomware attack

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Colonial Pipeline discloses a data breach of the personal information of thousands of individuals after the ransomware attack that took place in May 2021. SecurityAffairs – hacking, data breach).

Top data breaches of 2020 – Security Affairs

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Data from major cyber security firms revealed that tens of billion records have been exposed in data breaches exposed in 2020. Hackers offered for sale on the dark web data belonging to 538 million Weibo users, including 172 million phone numbers.

Volkswagen, Audi Notify 3.3 Million of Data Breach

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Data Was Left Unsecured by Unidentified Marketing Services Company Volkswagen and its Audi subsidiary are notifying 3.3 and Canada of a breach of personal information by a marketing services supplier.

Advanced Technology Ventures discloses ransomware attack and data breach

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The American venture capital firm Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) disclosed a ransomware attack, crooks also stole data of some private investors. ” reads a data breach notification letter sent to affected Maine residents. Breaking News Data Breach

Health Data Breaches in 2020: Ransomware Incidents Dominate

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Blackbaud, Magellan Health Incidents Trigger Numerous Breach Notifications Hacking incidents involving ransomware attacks continue to dominate the 2020 health data breach tally, with incidents affecting two companies - Blackbaud and Magellan Health - accounting for numerous breach notifications by their clients.