2019 Biggest Breaches: 2019 The “Worst Year On Record” For Breaches

2019 Biggest Breaches: 2019 The “Worst Year On Record” For Breaches

According to research from Risk Based Security, the total number of breaches was up 33% over last year. That’s a whopping 5,183 data breaches for a total of 7.9 billion exposed records and in November, the research firm called 2019 the “worst year on record” for breaches… Not having real time view of your dynamic attack surface andRead more about 2019 Biggest Breaches: 2019 The “Worst Year On Record” For Breaches[…]

One Plue Breach – November 2019

One Plue Breach – November 2019

Less than 3000 one-plus smartphone users were claimed to be affected by a recent one-plus data breach. One-plus is known to have had previous data breaches. Customers are advised to change their password. Data leaked involves name, address, email. The nature of data revealed maybe used for impersonation and indirect access to other accounts. Recently,Read more about One Plue Breach – November 2019[…]

T-mobile data breach (1 M customers affected)

T-mobile data breach (1 M customers affected)

Over 1 million+ T-mobile customers were affected with a data breach. Personal information (not including password or financial data) were revealed. Expected data revealed would be name, billingaddress, phone and account number, calling scheme etc. The scheme data by T-Mobile customer privacy policy requires them to notify their customer if there is a leak ofRead more about T-mobile data breach (1 M customers affected)[…]

Facebook & Twitter Breach – November 2019

Facebook & Twitter Breach – November 2019

This year July, facebook settled for a $5billion worth settlement with US Federal Trade Commission for its privacy failures in Cambridge Analytica case. Recently, they have disclosed a group of developers around 100 had access to additional information of people in groups. Malicious apps have leaked personal data of facebook and twitter users to thirdRead more about Facebook & Twitter Breach – November 2019[…]

Macy’s Breach November 2019

Macy’s Breach November 2019

Macy’s is a popular shopping destination and a breach before christmas shopping is a scare. On October 15 it notified customers of a magecart card-skimming device. The unauthorized code on payment page (checkout & wallet) could have accessed name, address, city, phone, email, payment card number, card security code, card month/year of expiration. -> (FreeRead more about Macy’s Breach November 2019[…]

Doordash Breach (4.9 Million Customers Affected)

Doordash Breach (4.9 Million Customers Affected)

End of september, Doordash confirmed a data breach which affected 4.9 million customers, workers, merchants. Doordash is a popular food delivery company and their data was stolen by a group of hackers. They also informed, customers who affected after 5 April 2018 were not affected. The breach from data is known to have happened inRead more about Doordash Breach (4.9 Million Customers Affected)[…]

Yves Rocher Breach (2.5 Million Canadian Customers Affected)

Yves Rocher Breach (2.5 Million Canadian Customers Affected)

In early september, Yves Rocher warned about a data leak of millions of its customers. An exposed database left by a third party vendor was the cause of the breach. A server owned by Aliznet (serves IBM, Salesforce, Sephora, Louboutin) had an exposed database of Yves Rocher with millions of customer and their PII exposed.Read more about Yves Rocher Breach (2.5 Million Canadian Customers Affected)[…]

Click2Gov Breach (8 American Cities Affected)

Click2Gov Breach (8 American Cities Affected)

8 American Cities were affected by this breach. Click2Gov is a popular software solution used by local governments for receiving parking tickets or taxes. The software was developed by Superion. It’s a popular municipality payment software. Gemini said it had found at least 46 compromised U.S. locations and one in Canada, some of those compromisesRead more about Click2Gov Breach (8 American Cities Affected)[…]

American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) Data Breach : Why It Happened & What Can You Learn? (24 Million Customers Affected)

American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) Data Breach : Why It Happened & What Can You Learn? (24 Million Customers Affected)

24 million customers is approximated to be affected through this third party breach.  The data breach experienced by American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), a third-party bill-collection vendor for the health institutions, affected 17 health institutions including the United States’ biggest lab testing companies, Quest and LabCorps. The affected institutes include Quest Diagnostics (12 Million),Laboratory Corporation OfRead more about American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) Data Breach : Why It Happened & What Can You Learn? (24 Million Customers Affected)[…]

Cable One Data Breach : Why It Happened & What Can You Learn?

Cable One Data Breach : Why It Happened & What Can You Learn?

Cable One Inc. on 16 August 2019, said that a data breach earlier this year could have affected the personal information of some current and former employees, but also could have reached some of those employees’ family members. Although Cable One (NYSE: CABO) said it is not aware of any misuse of information as aRead more about Cable One Data Breach : Why It Happened & What Can You Learn?[…]