Digital Bank Revolut Confirms Customer Data Breach

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Names, Addresses, Emails and Telephone Numbers Exposed But Money Is Safe Customers of app-based bank Revolut should be on guard for phishing attempts after a data breach exposed personal details such as names, emails and telephone numbers.

Too Much Remains Unknown About Data Breaches

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Attempts to Accurately Track Breaches and Ransomware Hampered by Scarce Details Ransomware attacks and data breaches: One thing both have in common is the challenge of attempting to accurately understand their true scale and impact.

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Australian Telco Optus Warns of 'Significant' Data Breach

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Current and Former Customers' Contact Details Exposed, But No Financial Information Australian telecommunications giant Optus is warning that current and former customers' personal details were exposed, including some driver's license and passport details, but no passwords or financial details, after it suffered a major data breach.

Russian Streaming Platform Start Suffers Data Breach

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44 Million Users Possibly Affected; Data Appears on Underground Forums The Russian digital streaming platform Start acknowledged a data breach but downplayed its severity and said the vulnerability has been fixed.

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Massive Data Breach at Uber

Schneier on Security

It’s big : The breach appeared to have compromised many of Uber’s internal systems, and a person claiming responsibility for the hack sent images of email, cloud storage and code repositories to cybersecurity researchers and The New York Times.

Block Faces Class Action Lawsuit over Data Breach

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Firm Did Not Have Necessary Measures to Protect PII, Plaintiffs Allege Fintech company Block faces a putative class action demanding damages for customers affected by a 2021 data breach that affected 8.2

When Efforts to Contain a Data Breach Backfire

Krebs on Security

Earlier this month, the administrator of the cybercrime forum Breached received a cease-and-desist letter from a cybersecurity firm. The administrator responded to this empty threat by purchasing the stolen banking data and leaking it on the forum for everyone to download.

The Growing Cost of Data Breaches, Especially in Healthcare

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Data breaches in the healthcare sector cost about $10.1

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.

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.

Latest US Health Data Breaches Follow Worrisome Trends

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Federal Tally Underscores Biggest Hacking Threats, Risks From Vendors Some 60 breaches affecting about 2.5 million individuals were added in July to the federal tally of major health data breaches.

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

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's 2021 Surge Continues

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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

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.

Canada's Desjardins Settles Data Breach Lawsuit for $155M

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Million Customers' Private Details Sold by 'Malicious' Insider for 26 Months Canada's Desjardins Group has reached an out-of-court settlement to resolve a data breach class action lawsuit.

Compromised Credentials Persist as Data Breaches' Root Cause

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Vikas Malhotra, India Country Manager at LastPass, on Breaches, Password Management Compromised logon credentials are the root cause of most data breaches, especially because users tend to reuse passwords, says Vikas Malhotra.

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

American Airlines disclosed a data breach

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American Airlines disclosed a data breach, threat actors had access to an undisclosed number of employee email accounts. American Airlines recently suffered a data breach, threat actors compromised a limited number of employee email accounts.

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"?

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

Video Game Streamer 'Twitch' Confirms Massive Data Breach

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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.

OpenWRT Project Community Investigating Data Breach

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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

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.

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

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?

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

Coca-Cola Investigating Data Breach Claim

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Stormous Ransomware Group Says It Exfiltrated 161GB of Critical Data Ransomware group Stormous, in a Telegram post on Monday, said that it has breached and exfiltrated 161GB worth of critical data from beverage manufacturing giant Coca-Cola.

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.

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.

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.

Deakin Uni Students Suffer Smishing Attack, Data Breach

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Threat actors carried out smishing attacks on nearly 10,000 Autralian higher education students enrolled at Deakin University and downloaded PII of about 47,000 students. Hackers compromised an employee's credentials to access the university's third-party SMS solutions provider to execute the attac

Twilio Customer Data Breached via SMS Phishing of Employees

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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.

CafePress Data Breach: Owner Agrees to Feds' Settlement

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Neiman Marcus Says 4.6M Affected by Data Breach

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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.

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

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