Massive Brazilian Data Breach

Schneier on Security

I think this is the largest data breach of all time: 220 million people. Lots more stories are in Portuguese

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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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.

IBM Cost of a Data Breach study: average Cost of Data Breach exceeds $4.2M

Security Affairs

The ‘Cost of a Data Breach’ report commissioned by IBM Security states that the cost of a data breach exceeded $4.2 The study highlights the significant impact of the ongoing pandemic on the cost of data breaches and the effort to contain them.

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. 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

Data Breaches, Class Actions and Ambulance Chasing

Troy Hunt

This post has been brewing for a while, but the catalyst finally came after someone (I'll refer to him as Jimmy) recently emailed me regarding the LOQBOX data breach from 2020. As far as breaches go, it was a bit of a non-event. How many places did his personal data then flow to?

Phishing, Ransomware Driving Wave of Data Breaches

Security Boulevard

Data compromises have increased every month this year except May. If that trend continues, or even if there is only an average of 141 new compromises per month for the next six months, the total will still exceed the previous high of 1,632 breaches set in 2017.

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.”.

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 records themselves were aggregated from previous data breaches and leaks.

Can Web Security Tools Prevent Data Breaches?

Security Boulevard

’ Unfortunately, it was also the year that, as Forbes put it, “broke all records when it came to data lost in breaches and sheer. The post Can Web Security Tools Prevent Data Breaches? For most, 2020 will go down in history as the year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

UC San Diego Health Discloses Data Breach

Heimadal Security

On Tuesday, UC San Diego Health confirmed it had fallen victim to a data breach involving “unauthorized access to some employee email accounts.” The post UC San Diego Health Discloses Data Breach appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog.

Mercedes Benz Data Breach details

CyberSecurity Insiders

An independent security researcher reported on June 11th,2021 that a data breach on a cloud platform has leaked over 1.6 The post Mercedes Benz Data Breach details appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders.

Accellion Data Breach Highlights Third-Party Risk

Security Boulevard

Two mega-breaches caused by third parties earlier this year, following the SolarWinds supply chain hack created a growing tsunami of third-party risk for enterprises and government organizations. The post Accellion Data Breach Highlights Third-Party Risk appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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.

The Unattributable "Lead Hunter" Data Breach

Troy Hunt

That's me who's pwned again because my personal data has just turned up in yet another incident from a source I can't attribute. So, data first, here's what they have on me: Similar deal to last time in that it was an exposed Elasticsearch instance and it was sent over to me by Dehashed.

30k+ Pentagon Employees Compromised in Data Breach

Adam Levin

The credit card data and travel records of roughly 30,000 employees of the U.S. Defense Department have been compromised in a data breach. It’s important to understand that this was a breach of a single commercial vendor that provided service to a very small percentage of the total population,” said Pentagon spokesperson Lt. The post 30k+ Pentagon Employees Compromised in Data Breach appeared first on Adam Levin.

Celebrity Data Stolen in Major Data Breach

Adam Levin

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.

533 Million Facebook Users Affected in a Massive Data Breach

Security Boulevard

On 3rd April 2021, the personal data of more than 500 million Facebook users globally was published on a low-level hacking forum for. The post 533 Million Facebook Users Affected in a Massive Data Breach appeared first on Kratikal Blog.

New Bill Could Force U.S. Businesses to Report Data Breaches Quicker

Security Boulevard

A bipartisan Senate bill would require some businesses to report data breaches to law enforcement within 24 hours or face financial penalties and the loss of government contracts. Businesses to Report Data Breaches Quicker appeared first on The State of Security.

Mitsubishi Electric Discloses Major Data Breach

Adam Levin

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that it experienced a major data breach in June 2019 that has been traced back to a Chinese hacking group. “[O]ur The post Mitsubishi Electric Discloses Major Data Breach appeared first on Adam Levin.

Data Breach Compromises Payment Card Info At Wawa Stores

Adam Levin

Convenience store and gas station chain Wawa informed customers of a data breach that compromised payment card information at most of its 842 locations. The post Data Breach Compromises Payment Card Info At Wawa Stores appeared first on Adam Levin.

Data breach costs hit record high due to pandemic

Tech Republic Security

The average cost of a data breach among companies surveyed for IBM Security reached $4.24 million per incident, the highest in 17 years

Data Breach at German Supermarket Chain tegut

Security Boulevard

While done to limit the exposure of sensitive data, these measures also had side effects including gaps in their supply chain and other services that lasted for weeks. Despite these mitigation efforts, the attackers have already begun to publish company and customer data on the dark web. .

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Data Breach Caused by Antiquated Third Party Software

Adam Levin

The data breach of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand has been attributed to the compromise of a third party file sharing service. “A The post Reserve Bank of New Zealand Data Breach Caused by Antiquated Third Party Software appeared first on Adam Levin.

The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

CSO Magazine

In today’s data-driven world, data breaches can affect hundreds of millions or even billions of people at a time. Digital transformation has increased the supply of data moving, and data breaches have scaled up with it as attackers exploit the data-dependencies of daily life.

Ubiquiti discloses a data breach

Security Affairs

American technology company Ubiquiti Networks is disclosed a data breach and is notifying its customers via email. The company is not aware of any access to any databases that were containing user data. The post Ubiquiti discloses a data breach appeared first on Security Affairs.

Insurance firm CNA discloses data breach after March ransomware attack

Security Affairs

Insurance giant CNA notifies customers of a data breach after the Phoenix CryptoLocker ransomware attack suffered in March. US insurance giant CNA is notifying customers of a data breach after the ransomware attack that it suffered in March.

70% of Organizations Experienced Internal Data Breaches in the Last Five Years

Adam Levin

Internal data breaches are on the rise, with 70% of security professionals reporting that it’s happened to them in the last five years. The post 70% of Organizations Experienced Internal Data Breaches in the Last Five Years appeared first on Adam Levin.

Spreadshop hacked. T-shirt lovers warned of “considerably vicious” data breach

Graham Cluley

Clients of Spreadshirt, Spreadshop, and TeamShirts have been warned of a data breach which has seen the details of customers, partners, and employees fall into the lap of cybercriminals. Data loss data breach Spreadshirt Spreadshop t-shirt

British Airways Settles 2018 Data Breach Lawsuit

Heimadal Security

British Airways has settled a case brought by customers and staff affected by a massive 2018 data breach that led to personal information being leaked. The post British Airways Settles 2018 Data Breach Lawsuit appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog.

Mercedes-Benz Data Breach Sheds Light on the Importance of Third-Party Risks

Heimadal Security

The Mercedes-Benz data breach that recently took place exposed important information such as credit card information, social security numbers, and driver license numbers of almost 1,000 Mercedes-Benz customers and potential buyers.

Mercedes-Benz data breach impacted roughly 1000 individuals

Security Affairs

Mercedes-Benz USA disclosed a data breach that impacted 1.6 million customers, exposed data includes financial data and social security numbers (SSNs). Mercedes-Benz USA disclosed on Friday a data breach that impacted some of its customers and potential vehicle buyers.

2020 Data Breaches Point to Cybersecurity Trends for 2021

Lohrman on Security

CTOs not ready to take the blame of data breaches

CyberSecurity Insiders

Any C-level employee of any organization will never wish to take the data breach blame in their tenure and that’s a thinking that seems fair enough. The post CTOs not ready to take the blame of data breaches appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders.

Top data breaches of 2020 – Security Affairs

Security Affairs

Data from major cyber security firms revealed that tens of billion records have been exposed in data breaches exposed in 2020. Hackers offered for sale on the dark web data belonging to 538 million Weibo users, including 172 million phone numbers.

Enterprise data breach cost reached record high during COVID-19 pandemic

Zero Day

IBM research estimates that the average data breach now costs upward of $4 million

California Man Indicted in Shopify Data Breach

Hot for Security

Tassilo Heinrich, a California resident arrested a few months ago by the FBI for alleged involvement in a Shopify data breach, has been indicted by a grand jury. When we hear of data breaches, we usually assume they’re the work of outsiders, but that’s not always the case.

E-Skimming Strikes Again: Macy’s Confirms Magecart Data Breach

Adam Levin

Macy’s has informed customers of an e-skimming data breach following the discovery of Magecart malware on its website. The unauthorized code was highly specific and only allowed the third party party to capture information submitted by customers,” stated the letter, explaining that user-submitted data on the site’s checkout and wallet pages could have been intercepted. The post E-Skimming Strikes Again: Macy’s Confirms Magecart Data Breach appeared first on Adam Levin.

Data breach news trending on Google Search Engine

CyberSecurity Insiders

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has hit the news headlines for becoming a victim of a cyber attack that led to data breach of over 57,900 claimant accounts seeking unemployment benefits. News Google data breach news

Game Company Wizards of the Coast Suffers Data Breach

Adam Levin

Data belonging to more than 450,000 players of popular online games were exposed on an unprotected database accessible online. No financial data was thought to have been compromised. “We We believe that this was an isolated incident and we have no reason to believe that any malicious use has been made of the data,” said Bruce Dugan, a spokesperson for the company in a statement to TechCrunch.com.

Desjardins Data Breach Worse Than Originally Reported

Adam Levin

The June data breach of Canadian financial institution Desjardins was wider in scope than initially reported and compromised the data of all 4.2 The breach, initially detected in December 2018 and announced in July 2019, was originally estimated to have affected 2.7 It is possible more businesses were impacted by the breach than originally estimated. The post Desjardins Data Breach Worse Than Originally Reported appeared first on Adam Levin.

Breach Clarity Weekly Data Breach Report: Week of April 19

Security Boulevard

Each week Breach Clarity, recently acquired by Sontiq, compiles a list of what it considers to be notable data breaches—those that are worth highlighting because of the increased intensity of the risk to personal information.

Facebook suffers a data breach about how it’s hoping to stop the media talking about its last data breach

Graham Cluley

But this time it's Facebook's PR team's handling of a data breach rather than its users who have been left exposed. Data loss Facebook Privacy Vulnerability data breach vulnerabilityThe social network has goofed again.