Fragomen law firm data breach exposed Google employee’s data

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Immigration law firm Fragomen has disclosed a data breach that exposed current and former Google employees’ personal information. These services are available through IDX, the data breach and recovery services expert.”

Barnes & Noble Experiences Major Data Breach

Adam Levin

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.

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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. Nor did the statement even acknowledge a security incident.

Defense Department Agency Reports Data Breach

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Defense Information Systems Agency Has a Security Mission A U.S. 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

Carnival Announces Data Breach Following Ransomware Attack

Adam Levin

Carnival Corporation, the largest cruise ship company in the world, announced that it had experienced a data breach following a ransomware attack on their systems. The post Carnival Announces Data Breach Following Ransomware Attack appeared first on Adam Levin.

Nitro PDF data breach might impact major companies, including Microsoft, Google, and Apple

Security Affairs

Nitro PDF suffered a massive data breach that impacts many major organizations, including Apple, Chase, Citibank, Google, and Microsoft. develops commercial software used to create, edit, sign, and secure Portable Document Format (PDF) files and digital documents.

COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer suffers a data breach

Security Affairs

According to The Economic Times the company suffered a data breach. In response to the security breach, the COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer has isolated all data center services. “In

COVID-19 Vaccine-Maker Hit with Cyberattack, Data Breach

Threatpost

Reddy's, the contractor for Russia’s “Sputinik V” COVID-19 vaccine and a major generics producer, has had to close plants and isolate its data centers.

Staples discloses data breach exposing customer order data

Security Affairs

Giant office retail company Staples disclosed a data breach, threat actors accessed some of its customers’ order data. The office retail giant sent out a data breach notification letter to the impacted customers, the incident took place around September 2.

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 Million Banner Health Class Action Lawsuit Settlement A federal court recently granted final approval for an $8.9

Data Breaches Exposes Vets, COVID-19 Patients

Threatpost

Social engineering and employee mistakes lead to breach Veteran's Administration and the National Health Service. Breach Cloud Security Hacks coronavirus covid-19 patients data breach hack internal tool national health service server mistake Veteran's Administration veterans wales

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. billion as a result of the massive breach

Carnival confirms data breach as a result of the August ransomware attack

Security Affairs

Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise line operator, has confirmed a data breach as a result of the august ransomware attack. The unauthorized access also included the download of certain of our data files,” states the 8-K form filed with the SEC.

Experian South Africa discloses data breach, 24 million customers impacted

Security Affairs

The South African branch of consumer credit reporting agency Experian disclosed a data breach that impacted 24 million customers. The South African branch of consumer credit reporting agency Experian disclosed this week a data breach that impacted 24 million customers.

Reading the 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report

Security Affairs

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.

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. Meanwhile, the number of data protection complaints filed by Europeans has doubled

Havenly discloses data breach, 1.3M accounts available online

Security Affairs

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.

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

A Tale of 2 Health Data Breaches: Persistent Challenges

Data Breach Today

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

Security Affairs

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 hosting provider submitted a data breach notice with the California Attorney General, it revealed that the intrusion took place in October 2019.

Cloud computing provider Blackbaud paid a ransom after data breach

Security Affairs

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.

MGM Data Breach Affects Over 10 Million Customers

Adam Levin

MGM Resorts confirmed the leaked data as being the result of a data breach that occurred last year. The data includes full names, home addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, birthdates, and, in some cases, passport numbers of 10,683,188 hotel guests, including celebrities and prominent public figures such as Justin Bieber and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. We are confident that no financial, payment card or password data was involved in this matter.”.

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

Germany: No GDPR damages after data breach

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

One of the many open questions of data protection law in Europe is how compensation for “non-material damage” will be calculated. The defendant engaged a processor established in Austria for the technical operation of the bonus programme and processing of the participants’ personal data.

Travel leisure company Carnival Corporation discloses data breach

Security Affairs

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. Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest travel leisure company, discloses a data breach that took place in 2019. ” reads the data breach notification. The post Travel leisure company Carnival Corporation discloses data breach appeared first on Security Affairs.

Marriott discloses data breach impacting up to 5.2 Million guests

Security Affairs

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 ” reads the data breach notification published by the company. Guests could check whether they have been impacted by the security breach by visiting the online portal set up by the company.

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. The data breach impacted 562,000 subscribers, the forum has been taken offline after the incident. We’ve been alerted that portions of the PHPBB user table from our forums showed up in a leaked data collection.”

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

IT Governance

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).

NASA Announces Data Breach

Adam Levin

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced that it experienced a data breach in October. In an internal memo sent to employees, the agency disclosed that its “cybersecurity personnel began investigating a possible compromise of NASA servers,” and that they had “determined that information from one of the servers containing Social Security numbers and other PII data of current and former NASA employees may have been compromised.”.

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. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has hit Philips Capital Inc.,

Popular Freepik site discloses data breach impacting 8.3M users

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Freepik, one of the most popular online graphic resources sites online has disclosed a security breach that impacted 8.3 Freepik, the popular website that provides high-quality free photos and design graphics, has disclosed a major security breach that impacted 8.3

What You Should Know About the Equifax Data Breach Settlement

Krebs on Security

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: If the terms of the settlement are approved by a court, the Federal Trade Commission says Equifax will be required to spend up to $425 million helping consumers who can demonstrate they were financially harmed by the breach.

AMCA Breach Tally Grows; Other Health Data Breaches Revealed

Data Breach Today

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. Meanwhile, other significant data breach reports have emerged from Presbyterian Healthcare Services in New Mexico and Massachusetts General Hospital

MGM Data Breach Ten Times Larger Than Initially Reported

Adam Levin

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 seller claims the data was leaked by Data Viper , a UK-based data leak tracking service that left between five and fifteen billion records on an unprotected online database. The records themselves were aggregated from previous data breaches and leaks.

The Florida Unemployment System suffered a data breach

Security Affairs

Officials revealed that the Florida Unemployment System suffered a data breach that impacted some residents who have made unemployment claims. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity 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.

Healthcare giant Magellan Health discloses data breach after ransomware attack

Security Affairs

” 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. The investigation revealed that attackers also exfiltrated a subset of data from a single corporate server, included some personal information.

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

Security Affairs

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 ). The company discovered the security breach on February 28, 2020, it determined that the database was accessible from at least April 19, 2019.

US Data Breaches Hit All-Time High

Data Breach Today

Millions of Payment Cards and Social Security Numbers Exposed The number of data breaches reported by U.S. In 2017, organizations that described how bad their breach was - and one-third did not - collectively lost 14 million payment cards and 158 million Social Security numbers, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center organizations reached an all-time high last year.

Data Breach Extortion Campaign Relies on Ransomware Fear

Data Breach Today

Scammers Look to Trick Victims Into Paying Without an Actual Breach Scammers are looking to capitalize on the extortion campaigns being conducted by the Maze ransomware gang and others by demanding thousands of dollars in ransom to not release data they claim to have exfiltrated when in fact no attack took place and no data was removed, according to security firm WebARX

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

Security Affairs

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 breach was detected almost eight months ago, on June 28, 2019, with the delay being attributed to the increased complexity of the investigation caused by the attackers deleting activity logs.