Defense Department Agency Reports Data Breach

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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).

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Under GDPR, UK Data Breach Reports Quadruple

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After Privacy Law Went Into Full Effect, Data Security Complaints Doubled One year after Europe's tough new GDPR privacy law went into full effect last May, authorities in Britain have seen the number of annual data breach notifications more than quadruple.

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

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.

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

Online education site EduCBA discloses data breach and reset customers’ pwds

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The online education portal EduCBA discloses a data breach and is resetting customers’ passwords in response to the incident. The company is notifying by email the incident to its customers confirming that their data have been accessed by an unauthorized party.

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

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).

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 ).

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.

Healthcare Giant Magellan Struck with Ransomware, Data Breach

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Breach Hacks Malware Web Security data breach employees Healthcare magellan maze personal information Phishing ransomware social securityLogins, personal information and tax info were all exfiltrated ahead of the ransomware attack, thanks to a phishing email.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Chegg discloses the third data breach in the last two years

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The American education technology firm Chegg discloses a security breach, it already sent notifications to its employees. The US education technology company Chegg discloses a security breach that took place in early April, the firm already sent notifications to its employees.

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

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.

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.

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.

Celebrity Data Stolen in Major Data Breach

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A major entertainment and media law firm experienced a massive data breach that may have compromised the data of many celebrities including Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, Madonna, Nicki Minaj, Christina Aguilera, and others.

Aerial Direct, the O2’s largest UK partner suffered a data breach

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Hackers have stolen O2 customers’ data from a database run by Aerial Direct , one of the largest UK partners of the telecommunications services provider. ” reads the data breach notification published by the company.

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.

US Railroad firm RailWorks discloses a data breach after a ransomware attack

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The security breach may have also exposed personally identifiable information (i.e. Government-issued IDs, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, dates of hire/termination and/or retirement) for current and former employees, their beneficiaries and dependents, and contractors.

Chinese smartphone vendor OnePlus discloses a new data breach

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Chinese smartphone vendor OnePlus has suffered a new data breach, according to a company’s notice hackers accessed customers’ order information. ” The company said that it took immediate measures to lock out the attackers and reinforce security.

“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.

T-Mobile discloses data breach affecting prepaid wireless customers

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Bad news for T-Mobile prepaid customer, the US-based telecom giant T-Mobile today disclosed a new data breach incident. ” reads the data breach notice published by the company. SecurityAffairs – data breach, T-Mobile).

Data from Sephora and StreetEasy data breaches added to HIBP

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The popular data breach notification service Have I Been Pwned? HIBP) has added the stolen data from the StreetEasy and Sephora data incidents. Users can check if their data have been exposed in the StreetEasy and Sephora data breaches.

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.

SFO discloses data breach following the hack of 2 of its websites

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San Francisco International Airport (SFO) disclosed a data breach, its websites SFOConnect.com and SFOConstruction.com were hacked last month. In March hackers compromised two websites of San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and now it disclosed a data breach.

Health Data Breach Tally: Analyzing the Latest Trends

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Sorting Out What Kinds of Incidents Are Most Common This Year What kinds of health data breaches have been most common so far in 2018? An analysis of the official HHS breach tally reveals the latest trends, and security experts offer an analysis

Empower Employees While Preventing Insider Data Breaches

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