data breach

Medibank hackers declare ‘case closed’ as trove of stolen data is released

The cybercriminals behind the Medibank ransomware attack have published what appears to be the rest of the data stolen from the Australian health insurance giant. The attackers, believed to be linked

LastPass says it was breached — again

Password manager LastPass said it’s investigating a security incident after its systems were compromised for the second time this year. LastPass chief executive Karim Toubba said in a blog post

Booz Allen says former staffer downloaded employees’ personal data

U.S. government contractor Booz Allen Hamilton has disclosed that a former staffer downloaded potentially tens of thousands of employees’ personal information from the company’s internal

Australia tells Medibank hackers: ‘We know who you are’

The Australian Federal Police claims to have identified the cybercriminals behind the Medibank ransomware attack, which compromised the personal data of 9.7 million customers. AFP Commissioner Reece K

Ransomware gang threatens to publish thousands of Australians’ health data

A ransomware group with suspected links to the notorious Russia-speaking REvil gang has threatened to release the personal information of millions of Medibank customers after the Australian private he

FTC schools edtech giant Chegg over ‘careless’ cybersecurity practices

The Federal Trade Commission has accused U.S. education technology giant Chegg of “careless” cybersecurity practices that led to the exposure of sensitive information about tens of millions of its

Bed, Bath & Beyond confirms data breach following employee phishing attack

U.S. retail giant Bed, Bath & Beyond has confirmed unauthorized access to company data after an employee was phished. In an 8-K filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the home good

Twilio hack investigation reveals second breach, as the number of affected customers rises

Amazon accidentally exposed an internal server packed with Prime Video viewing habits

It feels like every other day another tech startup is caught red-faced spilling reams of data across the internet because of a lapse in security. But even for technology giants like Amazon, it’s

New York Post says website ‘hack’ was rogue employee

The New York Post, one of the biggest New York City daily newspapers, said it was hacked on Thursday after several offensive articles and tweets were published to the newspaper’s website and Twi

Hive ransomware gang leaks data stolen during Tata Power cyberattack

The Hive ransomware group has claimed responsibility for the recent cyberattack on Tata Power, a leading Indian energy company, and has started leaking stolen employee data. Tata Power, which serves m

Shein owner fined $1.9M for failing to notify 39M users of data breach

A data breach from 2018 is putting Shein under the spotlight as the ultra-fast fashion e-commerce platform continues to conquer Gen Z markets across the world. Zoetop, the firm that owns Shein and its

NHS vendor Advanced won’t say if patient data was stolen during ransomware attack

Advanced, an IT service provider for the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS), has confirmed that attackers stole data from its systems during an August ransomware attack, but refuses to say if pati

Ro says it ‘inadvertently’ exposed employees’ personal information

Healthcare unicorn Ro is notifying employees of a data exposure involving their personal information after a security contractor “inadvertently” uploaded a spreadsheet of employee data to

Uber’s former security chief found guilty of covering up 2016 data breach

Uber’s former head of security has been found guilty of criminal obstruction for attempting to cover up a data breach that saw tens of millions of customer and driver records stolen. A federal jury

US hospital chain CommonSpirit Health says ‘IT security issue’ is disrupting services

CommonSpirit, the second-largest nonprofit hospital chain in the U.S., has confirmed a cybersecurity incident that is disrupting medical services across the country. In a brief statement, Chicago-base

Optus, Australia’s second largest telco, says customer data exposed in data breach

Australia telecoms giant Optus said current and former customer data was accessed following a cyberattack on its systems. Optus said in a press release on Thursday that an unspecified number of custom

Uber investigating cybersecurity incident after hacker breaches its internal network

Uber confirmed on Thursday that it’s responding to a cybersecurity incident after reports claimed a hacker had breached its internal network. The ride-hailing giant discovered the breach on Thursday

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Parsing Samsung’s data breach notice

What Samsung is saying — and isn't saying — about its July data breach.
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