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

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


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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"?

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

OpenWRT Project Community Investigating Data Breach

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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?

More Accellion Health Data Breaches Revealed

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Four More Health Plans Report They, Too, Were Affected Months after the December cyberattack on Accellion's File Transfer Appliance, the identities of more healthcare sector entities that were affected continue to come to light. The latest victims to be revealed include four health plans

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.

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.

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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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.

Massive Brazilian Data Breach

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

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

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.

Data Breaches: ShinyHunters' Dominance Continues

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Prolific Cybercrime Group Recently Tied to Breaches of E-Commerce and Dating Sites In 2020, a cybercrime operation known as ShinyHunters breached nearly 50 organizations, security researchers say.

How Not to Acknowledge a Data Breach

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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

Marriott Suffers Another Massive Data Breach

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Million Customers' Personal Details Hotel giant Marriott, which in 2018 disclosed that it had suffered one of the worst data breaches in history, is now warning that it suffered a new breach earlier this year that exposed personal details - although not payment card information - for 5.2

Wind River Systems Investigating Possible Data Breach

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Company: Social Security Numbers and Other Data May Have Been Exposed Embedded software vendor Wind River Systems is investigating a security incident within its internal network, according to a notification filed with California authorities.

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.

LabCorp Shareholder Sues Company Over Data Breaches

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CIO Is Among a Dozen LabCorp Executives, Directors Named in Lawsuit A shareholder has filed a lawsuit against LabCorp and 12 of its executives and directors - including the medical testing company's CIO - over two data breaches, including the 2019 breach of one of its vendors, American Medical Collection Agency, which affected millions of patients.

Data Breaches, Class Actions and Ambulance Chasing

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This post has been brewing for a while, but the catalyst finally came after someone (I'll refer to him as Jimmy) recently emailed me regarding the LOQBOX data breach from 2020. As far as breaches go, it was a bit of a non-event. How many places did his personal data then flow to?

Health Data Breach Trends: A Mid-Year Assessment

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Biggest Incidents Have a Wide Variety of Causes What major health data breach trends emerged in the first half of 2020? Here's a rundown of the latest statistics - plus an analysis by experts

UScellular data breach: attackers ported customer phone numbers

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US wireless carrier UScellular discloses data breach, personal information of customers may have been exposed and their phone numbers ported. US wireless carrier UScellular discloses a data breach that exposed personal information of its customers.

Health Data Breach Tally Spikes in Recent Weeks

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Will Hacking Incidents, Other Breaches Continue to Rise During COVID-19 Pandemic? The total number of health data breaches - and individuals affected - on the 2020 tally has more than doubled in recent weeks.

EasyJet Data Breach Exposes 9 Million Customers' Details

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European Budget Airline Says Payment Card Data Stolen, But Only for 2,200 Customers European budget airline EasyJet says it suffered a data breach that exposed 9 million customers' personal details.

Health Data Breach Tally Crowded With Vendor Incidents

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Business Associate Breaches Affect Millions Many of the major health data breaches added to the federal tally so far this year involve business associates, continuing a trend in recent years.

Data Breach Settlement Has an Unusual Provision

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No 'Global Cap' on Payment of Claims A preliminary settlement in a class action data breach lawsuit against Iowa Health System - which does business as UnityPoint Health - contains an unusual provision that could prove quite costly

T-Mobile data breach: CPNI (Customer Proprietary Network Information) exposed

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T-Mobile has disclosed a data breach that exposed customers’ network information (CPNI), including phone numbers and calls records. T-Mobile has disclosed a data breach exposing customers’ account’s information.

Web developers SitePoint discloses a data breach

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The website, and publisher of books, courses and articles for web developers, SitePoint discloses a data breach that impacted 1M users. The company has disclosed a data breach and notified its users via email. The total volume of data available for sale is composed of 368.8

Barnes & Noble Experiences Major Data Breach

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Barnes & Noble has confirmed a data breach following a cyberattack that took many of their services offline. . The email also indicated that customer transaction histories may have been compromised, meaning that information about their purchases may be included in the breached data.

Target Sues Insurer Over 2013 Data Breach Costs

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in an attempt to recoup money it spent to replace payment cards as part of settlements over the retailer's massive 2013 data breach.

Analysis: The Latest Health Data Breach Tally Trends

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Ransomware Attacks and Incidents Involving Vendors Proliferate Hacking incidents - including ransomware attacks - continue to be the most common type of health data breaches added to the federal tally this year.

Dunkin' Data Breach Settlement Paves the Way for More Suits

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Donut Shop Company Agrees to Issue Refunds, Pay Fines Dunkin' Brands' settlement with the New York state attorney general of a lawsuit tied to a 5-year-old data breach affecting its Perks rewards cardholders could open the door to suits by other states - as well as customers

Data Breach Affects 300,000 Mental Health Clinic Patients

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Largest Breach of Its Kind So Far This Year A recent data breach at a Colorado-based mental health clinic that exposed data on nearly 300,000 individuals is the latest of several in the mental health sector this year

Cathay Pacific Airlines Fined Over Data Breach

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UK's ICO Issues Largest Penalty Possible Under Country's Older Data Privacy Laws The U.K.

Analysis: Verizon's Latest Data Breach Investigation Report

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Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report 2020 highlights the leading causes of breaches last year, including credential theft, phishing, ransomware as well as issues linked to cloud implementations and web applications.

Health Data Breaches: 3 Lessons Learned

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Insights From Major Healthcare Sector Breaches and Cyberattacks The healthcare sector has had plenty of significant data breaches so far this year. What can be learned from organizations' experiences? Here are three key lessons

Sequoia Capital Venture Capital firm discloses a data breach

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Sequoia Capital, one of the most prominent venture capital firms that focus on the technology industry, discloses a data breach. The post Sequoia Capital Venture Capital firm discloses a data breach appeared first on Security Affairs. Breaking News Data Breach Hacking