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.

OpenSubtitles data breach impacted 7 million subscribers

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OpenSubtitles has suffered a data breach, the maintainers confirmed that the incident impacted 7 Million subscribers. OpenSubtitles is a popular subtitles websites, it suffered a data breach that affected 6,783,158 subscribers.


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T-Mobile USA Investigates Possible Data Breach

Data Breach Today

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.

Data Breaches Tied to Ransomware: Look Harder

Data Breach Today

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.

Recovering from a Cyber Attack

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

If your organization stores data and is connected to the Internet, it is not a matter of “if” a cyber-security incident will happen; but rather, “when” this will occur. Organizations protecting their data is no longer “recommended;” it’s necessary.

T-Mobile suffered a new data breach

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T-Mobile discloses a new data breach that impacted a “very small number of customers” who were victim of SIM swap attacks. T-Mobile has suffered another security breach, threat actors gained access to the accounts of “a small number of” customers.’.

Health Data Breach Tally's 2021 Surge Continues

Data Breach Today

Ransomware Attacks Continue to Plague the Sector Another big wave of large breaches stemming from hacking incidents, including ransomware attacks, has flooded the federal tally of major health data breaches in recent weeks

Health Data Breach Tally Update: Ransomware Persists

Data Breach Today

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

Video Game Streamer 'Twitch' Confirms Massive Data Breach

Data Breach Today

Reports: Platform's Entire Source Code Compromised in 125GB Leak Amazon-owned video streaming service Twitch, which focuses on video games and e-sports broadcasts, reportedly suffered a massive data breach, which the company vaguely confirmed via Twitter.

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

How to Effectively Equip Your IG Program for the Perilous Journey Into the Future

Speaker: Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP

Join Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of IG Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP, as he explains why organizations need to have an organized and intentional approach to address privacy matters.

Fat Face's 'Strictly Private' Data Breach Notification

Data Breach Today

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"?

Delayed Data Breach Detection: Facing the Consequences

Data Breach Today

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

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

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

OpenWRT Project Community Investigating Data Breach

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Hospitality Chain McMenamins discloses data breach after ransomware attack

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Hospitality chain McMenamins disclosed a data breach after a recent ransomware attack. Hospitality chain McMenamins discloses a data breach after a ransomware attack that took place on December 12. The good news is that customer financial data was not affected.

Health Data Breach Tally Surges

Data Breach Today

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?

Reported Data Breaches Rise 5% in Australia

Data Breach Today

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.

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.

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.

California Pizza Kitchen discloses a data breach

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American pizza chain California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) suffered a data breach that might have exposed personal information of its employees. According to a data breach notification sent to the impacted employees, the security breach was discovered on September 15.

Analysis: 2020 Health Data Breach Trends

Data Breach Today

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

Delivery Hero Confirms Foodora Data Breach

Data Breach Today

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.

UK Data Breach Reports Decline

Data Breach Today

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.

New GoDaddy data breach impacted 1.2 million customers

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GoDaddy suffered a data breach that impacted up to 1.2 GoDaddy discloses a data breach that impacted up to 1.2 million of its customers, threat actors breached the company’s Managed WordPress hosting environment. SecurityAffairs – hacking, data breach).

Over 3.7 million accounts were compromised in the FlexBooker data breach

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The appointment scheduling service FlexBooker discloses a data breach that impacted over 3.7 Stolen data are now available for sale on multiple cybercrime forums. The company already notified local authorities and sent a data breach notification to the impacted customers.

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.

Neiman Marcus Says 4.6M Affected by Data Breach

Data Breach Today

Exposed Data Includes Login Credentials, Security Questions Neiman Marcus Group says it is notifying 4.6 million of its online customers who are affected by a data breach that occurred in May 2020.

Data Breach Culprits: Phishing and Ransomware Dominate

Data Breach Today

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.

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.,

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

The U.K. Labour Party discloses a data breach

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Labour Party discloses a data breach after a ransomware attack hit a service provider that is managing its data. Labour Party discloses a data breach after a service provider that manages its data was hit by a ransomware attack. The U.K.

Ubiquiti discloses a data breach

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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.

UScellular discloses the second data breach in a year

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UScellular, one of the largest wireless carriers in the US, has disclosed a data breach after the hack suffered in December 2021. UScellular has disclosed a data breach after the attack that compromised the company’s billing system in December 2021.

Accellion Data Breach Ensnares Energy Giant Shell

Data Breach Today

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

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.

British Clothing Retailer Fat Face Discloses Data Breach

Data Breach Today

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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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.

Robinhood data breach exposes 7 Million users’ information

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Robinhood disclosed a security breach, an unidentified threat actor gained unauthorized access to approximately 7 million customer records. The company disclosed a data breach, a threat actor gained access to the personal information of approximately 7 million customers.