Data Leakage

Pixlr data breach exposes over 1.9 million user records
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Pixlr data breach exposes over 1.9 million user records

Bad actors could use the breached data in targeted phishing and credential-stuffing attacks
22 Jan 2021
Capcom data breach adds another 40,000 estimated victims
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Capcom data breach adds another 40,000 estimated victims

The gaming company now estimates up to 390,000 have been affected
13 Jan 2021
Parler suffers data leak before being taken offline
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Parler suffers data leak before being taken offline

Hackers could combine leaked data with phishing emails to exploit users
12 Jan 2021
United Nations suffers potential data breach
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United Nations suffers potential data breach

Hackers could have breached the database long before the UN applied a patch
11 Jan 2021
Misconfigured Git servers lead to Nissan data leak
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Misconfigured Git servers lead to Nissan data leak

Leak stemmed from Nissan using of default “admin” password
7 Jan 2021
Hackers breach T-Mobile customer records
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Hackers breach T-Mobile customer records

The breach, which affects around 200,000 customers, contains data types the FCC considers "highly sensitive"
4 Jan 2021
How to protect against a DDoS attack
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distributed denial of service (DDOS)

How to protect against a DDoS attack

DDoS attacks are on the rise - here's how to fight back
23 Dec 2020
How much will a data breach really damage your organisation’s reputation?
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How much will a data breach really damage your organisation’s reputation?

It’s not just fines that can hurt in the wake of a data breach – your reputation can take a hit, too
30 Nov 2020
Hackers steal 8.3 million user records from 123RF
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Hackers steal 8.3 million user records from 123RF

Stolen data contained users’ names, addresses, hashed passwords
13 Nov 2020
Hotel booking firm exposes data on "millions" of guests
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Hotel booking firm exposes data on "millions" of guests

Reservation platform used by Hotels.com, Booking.com and Expedia left sensitive data exposed on a misconfigured AWS S3 bucket
9 Nov 2020
Hackers demand ransom from therapy patients after clinic data breach
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Hackers demand ransom from therapy patients after clinic data breach

Vastaamo CEO Ville Tapio was reportedly fired for obscuring information about the incident for more than two years
27 Oct 2020
Amazon sacks employee over data breach
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Amazon sacks employee over data breach

The worker leaked customer email addresses to an unidentified third-party
27 Oct 2020
Fitness Depot notifies customers of data breach
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Fitness Depot notifies customers of data breach

The fitness retailer has said its ISP was to blame for a breach of its online store
8 Jun 2020
Printing company exposes 343GB of sensitive military data
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Printing company exposes 343GB of sensitive military data

The leak is the latest in a series of data blunders discovered by vpnMentor's web-mapping project
20 Mar 2020
Ex-Equifax CIO to serve four months for insider trading
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Ex-Equifax CIO to serve four months for insider trading

Jun Ying “abused the trust placed in him” to profit from advanced knowledge of the disastrous data breach
2 Jul 2019
30% of CEOs have had their credentials leaked
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30% of CEOs have had their credentials leaked

Username and password re-use potentially puts corporate information at risk - study
25 Oct 2017
Plastic surgery clinic hit by hackers
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Plastic surgery clinic hit by hackers

Dark Overlord hackers steal data from London Bridge Plastic Surgery clinic
24 Oct 2017
US security secrets stolen in Russian NSA hack: reports
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US security secrets stolen in Russian NSA hack: reports

Hacking tools allegedly snatched when worker loaded them onto home computer
6 Oct 2017
Nottingham County Council fined £70,000 for data leak
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Nottingham County Council fined £70,000 for data leak

The data of 3,000 vulnerable people was accessible through Google
4 Sep 2017
Canadian university loses $11.8m in email phishing scam
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Canadian university loses $11.8m in email phishing scam

Employees at MacEwan University were led to believe a client was changing account details
1 Sep 2017
ICO fines TalkTalk £100k for data breach
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ICO fines TalkTalk £100k for data breach

Data watchdog found that the company failed to use adequate safeguards
11 Aug 2017
Sweden leaked confidential data to IBM in outsourcing deal
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Sweden leaked confidential data to IBM in outsourcing deal

The historical leak was only made public this week, and involved 'protected identities'
25 Jul 2017