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. corporations (spoiler alert: the second half of this story actually contains quite a bit of news about the breach investigation).

Defense Department Agency Reports Data Breach

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Data Breach Settlement Calls for Enhanced Security Measures

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million settlement of a class action lawsuit against Banner Health stemming from a 2016 data breach. The settlement spells out steps the Phoenix-based organization must take to improve information security Court Grants Final Approval of $8.9

Reading the 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report

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2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report: the global total cost of a data breach averaged $3.86 This year the researchers analyzed 524 breaches that occurred between August 2019 and April 2020, in organizations of all sizes, across 17 geographies and 17 industries.

Equifax's Data Breach Costs Hit $1.4 Billion

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Massive 2017 Breach Continues to Bite the Credit Reporting Giant's Bottom Line Equifax has reported a loss in its latest quarter due to ongoing incident response, legal, investigative and corporate information security overhaul costs resulting from its 2017 data breach.

Havenly discloses data breach, 1.3M accounts available online

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Havenly, a Denver-Based company, that realized an interior designer marketplace has disclosed a data breach that impacted 1.3 The leaked records included a login name, full name, MD5 hashed password, email address, phone number, zip, and other data related.

A Tale of 2 Health Data Breaches: Persistent Challenges

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Protecting Legacy Systems, Email Proves Difficult for Many Two recently reported health data breaches illustrate persistent security challenges - defending against ransomware attacks as well as unauthorized access to email - that sometimes can expose years' worth of data

GoDaddy discloses a data breach, web hosting account credentials exposed

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GoDaddy has been notifying its customers of a data breach, threat actors might have compromised their web hosting account credentials. GoDaddy has been notifying its customers of a data breach, attackers might have compromised users’ web hosting account credentials.

MGM Data Breach Ten Times Larger Than Initially Reported

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The discovery of a database for sale on the dark web suggests the 2019 data breach of MGM Resorts was significantly larger than initially reported. The records themselves were aggregated from previous data breaches and leaks.

MGM Data Breach Affects Over 10 Million Customers

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MGM Resorts confirmed the leaked data as being the result of a data breach that occurred last year. We are confident that no financial, payment card or password data was involved in this matter.”. Data Security Data breach Technology featured data breach hotel mgm

Travel leisure company Carnival Corporation discloses data breach

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The world’s largest travel leisure company Carnival Corporation discloses a data breach that took place last year and which exposed the personal information of its customers. ” reads the data breach notification.

Marriott discloses data breach impacting up to 5.2 Million guests

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Marriott disclosed a new security breach detected at the end of February 2020 that could impact up to 5.2 Marriott International discloses a data breach that exposed the personal information of roughly 5.2 The post Marriott discloses data breach impacting up to 5.2

XKCD forum data breach impacted 562,000 subscribers

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The popular webcomic platform XKCD has suffered a data breach that exposed data of its forum users, the incident impacted 562,000 subscribers. XKCD has suffered a data breach that exposed data of its forum users. SecurityAffairs – XKCD, data breach).

NASA Announces Data Breach

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The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced that it experienced a data breach in October. NASA has yet to address inquiries from the press about the breach. The same report showed a 300% increase in reported federal breaches between 2016 and 2018.

The Florida Unemployment System suffered a data breach

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Officials revealed that the Florida Unemployment System suffered a data breach that impacted some residents who have made unemployment claims. The agency spokeswoman Paige Landrum announced that the breach was addressed within one hour after the officials became aware of it.

Data Breach Extortion Campaign Relies on Ransomware Fear

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Cognizant admitted data breach in April Ransomware Attack

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In April the information technologies services giant Cognizant Technology suffered a ransomware attack, now it has confirmed also a data breach. On April 20, 2020, Cognizant learned that the attackers staged and likely exfiltrated a limited amount of data from Cognizant’s systems.

Healthcare giant Magellan Health discloses data breach after ransomware attack

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” reads the data breach notice issued by the company. As the investigation unveiled, the threat actors behind the ransomware attack were able to steal and exfiltrate “a subset of data from a single Magellan corporate server,” including sensitive personal information.

Cloud computing provider Blackbaud paid a ransom after data breach

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Cloud software provider Blackbaud revealed to have paid crooks to decrypt its data following a ransomware attack that took place in May 2020. Despite the company has discovered the intrusion and locked out the attackers, ransomware operators were able to exfiltrate its data.

What You Should Know About the Equifax Data Breach Settlement

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Big-three credit bureau Equifax has reportedly agreed to pay at least $650 million to settle lawsuits stemming from a 2017 breach that let intruders steal personal and financial data on roughly 148 million Americans. A Little Sunshine Security Tools Equifax Breach Settlement Q&A

Brokerage Firm Hit With $500,000 Data Breach Penalty

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a Chicago-based brokerage firm, with a $500,000 penalty for security missteps before and after a 2018 data breach, which resulted in the theft of $1 million from client accounts Commission Finds That Phillip Capital Made Series of Missteps The U.S.

The team behind the Joomla CMS discloses a data breach

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Maintainers at the Joomla open-source content management system (CMS) announced a security breach that took place last week. The third-party company is owned by a former Team Leader, still Member of the JRD team at the time of the breach.”

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Meal delivery service Home Chef discloses data breach

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Meal delivery service Home Chef has confirmed that it recently suffered a security breach that exposed its customer information. Meal delivery service Home Chef has disclosed a data breach that exposed its customer information.

AMCA Breach Tally Grows; Other Health Data Breaches Revealed

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Here's a Roundup of Latest Security Incident Reports The list of victims affected by the American Medical Collection Agency data breach continues to grow, with four more organizations recently identified.

Mitsubishi Electric discloses data breach, media blame China-linked APT

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Mitsubishi Electric disclosed a security breach that might have exposed personal and confidential corporate information. Mitsubishi Electric disclosed a security breach that might have exposed personal and confidential corporate data.

The Prolonged Cost of a Data Breach

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Data breach costs continue well after the initial year, according to the latest IBM/Ponemon Institute,"Cost of a Data Breach" report. Limor Kessem of IBM Security shares details of the study

Virgin Media disclose data breach, over 900,000 Customers impacted

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Virgin Media discloses a data breach that exposed the personal information of roughly 900,000 of its customers. Virgin Media discloses a data breach that exposed the personal information of approximately 900,000 customers (names, home, and email addresses and phone numbers ).

US Data Breaches Hit All-Time High

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Millions of Payment Cards and Social Security Numbers Exposed The number of data breaches reported by U.S. organizations reached an all-time high last year.

Pentagon Defense Department travel records data breach

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Pentagon – Defense Department travel records suffered a data breach that compromised the personal information and credit card data of U.S. The data breach could have happened some months ago and could have affected as many as 30,000 workers.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in July 2020 ­– 77 million records breached

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After mammoth amounts of personal data were leaked in May and June, we’ve seen a reversion to the mean this month. You can find our full list of publicly disclosed data breaches from July in this blog. Bitcoin scam leaks personal data of users from across the globe (248,926).

Librarian Sues Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach, Wins $600

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In the days following revelations last September that big-three consumer credit bureau Equifax had been hacked and relieved of personal data on nearly 150 million people , many Americans no doubt felt resigned and powerless to control their information.

Yahoo's Proposed Data Breach Lawsuit Settlement: Rejected

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Judge Slams Attorneys' Fees, Security Shortcomings in $50 Million Proposal Court order: Yahoo's proposed settlement for a class-action lawsuit must return to the drawing board, after a federal judge said a proposal to place $50 million into a settlement fund for breach victims lacked security specifics and awarded excessive attorneys' fees.

Airbus data breach exposes some employees’data

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The European airplane manufacturer Airbus announced to have suffered a data breach that exposed some employees’ data. Airbus declared to have begun taking immediate and appropriate actions to reinforce existing security measures.

Ashley Madison: The Impact of Some Data Breaches Is Forever

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Sextortion Scammers Tap Five-Year-Old Leak From Infidelity-Focused Dating Site Scammers are blackmailing users of infidelity-focused dating site Ashley Madison using leaked data from 2015, warns security firm Vade Secure. The sextortion shakedown is a reminder that while data breaches may be a blip for corporate entities, for individual breach victims, the impact may last forever

Data Breach News: Inside the Home Chef Data Breach

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Home Chef, a Chicago-based meal kit and food delivery company, announced a data breach after a hacker attempted to sell information on a dark web marketplace. Data Breach Statistics

Do Data Breaches Permanently Affect Business Reputations?

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Hint: Ashley Madison, Equifax and Uber Are Thriving Large data breaches make headlines, trigger stock price slips and often lead to executives getting fired.

“Collection #1” Data Breach Analysis – Part 1

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Cybersecurity expert Marco Ramilli has analyzed the huge trove of data, called Collection #1, that was first disclosed by Troy Hunt. Few weeks ago I wrote about “ How Data Breaches Happen “, where I shared some public available “pasties” within apparently (not tested) SQLi vulnerable websites.