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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 4 – 10 December 2023

IT Governance

At the end of each month, these incidents – and any others that we find – will be used to inform our monthly analysis of data breaches and cyber attacks. Compromised information includes patients’ personal data, health and medical records, financial data, internal emails and software source code.

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Catches of the Month: Phishing Scams for October 2023

IT Governance

EvilProxy phishing campaign targets Microsoft 365 accounts via indeed.com A phishing campaign identified by Menlo Security has been targeting senior executives in various industries – most notably banking and financial services, property management and real estate, and manufacturing – since July. Can you spot a phishing scam?

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 22 – 28 April 2024

IT Governance

Known data breached Discord (via Spy.pet) Source (New) IT services USA Yes 4,186,879,104 Baidu, Inc., Source (New) Finance USA Yes 1,955,385 BerryDunn and Reliable Networks Source (New) Finance and IT services USA Yes 1,107,354 VISAV Limited Source (New) IT services UK Yes >1,000,000 Designed Receivable Solutions, Inc.

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Multinational ICICI Bank leaks passports and credit card numbers

Security Affairs

If malicious actors accessed the exposed data, the company could have faced devastating consequences and put their clients at risk, as financial services are the main target for cybercriminals. Last year, with a total share of 18% of all cyberattacks, it was the second most targeted industry, following manufacturing.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 12 – 18 February 2024

IT Governance

In January 2024, it identified more potential victims, and has now written to inform them that their personal data may have been compromised in the incident. Data breached: 2,632,275 people’s data. 204 of them are known to have had data exfiltrated, exposed or otherwise breached.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 15 – 21 January 2024

IT Governance

Source (New) Manufacturing Saudi Arabia Yes 86.16 GB JSP Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (Thailand) PCL Source (New) Manufacturing Thailand Yes >80 GB TREZOR Source (New) Crypto France Yes Nearly 66,000 Oak View Group Source (New) Leisure USA Yes 58,935 Innefu Labs Pvt.

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EU’s possible Data Act: What can we anticipate from the Inception Impact Assessment and the Consultation?

Data Protection Report

The Commission is assessing the application of the Trade Secrets Directive in the context of the data economy, including a study focusing on four key sectors (automotive, health, energy and financial services) with a view to providing clarifying guidance at a later date. B2B data sharing: Ensuring fairness and competitiveness.

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