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Mitsubishi breached by suspected Chinese hackers

The electronics giant is one of Japan’s key defence and infrastructure contractors
20 Jan 2020
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‘Huge’ data leak exposes thousands of consultants

Leaky S3 buckets held sensitive information including passport scans, personal details and financial documents
14 Jan 2020
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Las Vegas IT teams quick to thwart cyber attack

Viva Las Vegas' security systems as it prevents and resolves a cyber compromise within 48 hours
9 Jan 2020
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Are you taking enough accountability on cyber security?

60% of organisations have had at least one serious security incident this year
18 Dec 2019
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Canadian laboratory advised to pay ransomware demand despite industry best practice

LifeLabs said it successfully retrieved 85,000 stolen lab results after negotiating with the hackers
18 Dec 2019
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40,000 students forced to queue for new passwords after 'severe' cyber attack

Legal quirk means German university students must receive new passwords in person following a password reset
18 Dec 2019
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Thief swipes sensitive details of 30,000 Facebook employees

Stolen hard drives contained personal banking information including payroll data
16 Dec 2019
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Adobe discloses Magento Marketplace data breach

The e-commerce platform was taken offline after a hacker accessed customer data and commercial information
28 Nov 2019
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T-Mobile data breach affects more than a million users

The company has given no indication as to whether any personal information has been stolen
25 Nov 2019
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Genetics startup Veritas rocked by data breach

Customer information has been stolen from the DNA-screening company
8 Nov 2019
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Trend Micro insider sells customer data to scammers

Scammers used stolen data to make fraudulent phishing calls
6 Nov 2019
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Leading web domain registrars suffer data breach

Account information with web.com, Network Solutions and register.com were accessed by cyber criminals
31 Oct 2019
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A lack of global norms is killing the security industry

Better protocols to facilitate global cyber co-operation should be at the forefront of innovation in the sector
30 Oct 2019
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NordVPN confirms 2018 data centre breach

Personal virtual private network provider admits to a breach in March 2018 but claims no data was exfiltrated
22 Oct 2019
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US military data exposed in 179GB Autoclerk leak

Travel arrangements of hundreds of thousands disclosed via “unsecured and unencrypted” AWS database
22 Oct 2019
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Hackers 'are no longer winning', says KPMG cyber chief

Despite progress over the past two years, a wealth of threats still plague both the public and private sectors
18 Oct 2019
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Arm, UK gov to create chips resistant to cyber attacks

Initiative claims strong passwords and regular updates aren't enough to prevent cyber attacks
18 Oct 2019
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Prolific payment data peddler BriansClub has been hacked

The four-year operation is under threat as records amounting to more than double its all-time sales have been stolen back
16 Oct 2019
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Twitter ‘inadvertently’ sold user data to advertisers

A flaw in the system meant email addresses and phone numbers provided for 2FA were used for targeted ads
9 Oct 2019
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This tool can figure out often you will face insider attacks

Size, sector and employee welfare all used as factors of email-based intrusion
7 Oct 2019
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FIFA 20 professional players' data leaked by game developer

Professional players, YouTubers and streamers all hit by the Electronic Arts blunder
4 Oct 2019
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TalkTalk hacker's crypto assets auctioned off by police

The auction of seized cryptocurrencies is a UK-first for law enforcement
1 Oct 2019
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Hacker steals 218 million personal records in Zynga breach

Gnosticplayers is responsible for some of the biggest data breaches of the year, adding another site to their hit list
30 Sep 2019