data leaks

Byju’s exposed sensitive student data, including loan details

Byju’s, the edtech giant and India’s most valuable startup, has fixed a server-side misconfiguration that was exposing sensitive data of its students. The Indian startup exposed some stude

HCA Healthcare reports breach of 11 million patients’ personal data

U.S. healthcare giant HCA Healthcare says about 11 million patients’ data may have had their data stolen after a posting on a known cybercrime forum claimed it was selling the data. In a website

Classified intel leaked to Discord server leads to 21-year-old’s arrest

Law enforcement officials arrested a 21-year-old on Thursday after tracing a trove of classified secrets that found their way to the public through the chat app Discord. The suspect, U.S. Air Force Na

Hotai Motor exposed thousands of iRent customer documents

Taiwanese automotive conglomerate Hotai Motor exposed reams of personal customer data from its car rental and carshare unit, iRent, until a security researcher found the data online last week. Even th

Toyota exposed 300,000 customer email addresses for 5 years

Automotive giant and car maker Toyota has warned that the personal information of roughly 300,000 customers may have been exposed for close to five years. The possible exposure relates to T-Connect, a

Hackers leak 500GB trove of data stolen during LAUSD ransomware attack

Hackers have released a cache of data stolen during a cyberattack against the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in what appears to be the biggest education breach in recent years. Vice Socie

Jamaica’s JamCOVID pulled offline after third security lapse exposed travelers’ data

Jamaica’s JamCOVID app and website were taken offline late on Thursday following a third security lapse, which exposed quarantine orders on more than half a million travelers to the island. JamC

EMA warns over doctored COVID-19 vaccine data hacked and leaked online

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has warned that information on COVID-19-related medicines and vaccines, which was stolen in a cyberattack last December and leaked online earlier this week, include

Democratic Senate campaign group exposed 6.2 million Americans’ emails

A political campaign group working to elect Democratic senators left on an exposed server a spreadsheet containing the email addresses of 6.2 million Americans. Data breach researchers at security fir

New tools could help prevent Amazon S3 data leaks

If you do a search for Amazon S3 breaches due to customer error of leaving the data unencrypted, you’ll see a long list that includes a DoD contractor, Verizon (the owner of this publication) an