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  1. AlphaAtlas

    Citrix Hacked by a Cyberespionage Group

    Cloud service, VoIP and remote management software provider Citrix has reportedly been hit by an Irianian-linked hacker group. A little less than week ago, Citrix posted a notice on their website saying the FBI believed "international cyber criminals gained access to the internal Citrix...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Millions of Sensitive Swedish Medical Calls Leak Out

    According to a recent BBC report, about 2.7 million calls made to a Swedish national health service telephone line have been "exposed." The calls date back to 2013, and supposedly contain sensitive medical information and social security numbers, while Martin Svensson says that there was no...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Hackers Attempt to Extort Money from Law Firm

    Motherboard reports that a group of hackers breached a law firm's servers containing case files related to the September 11 attacks. The the hackers supposedly sent an encrypted datafile to Motherboard, before publishing it on the web, and claim they will release the file's encryption keys if...
  4. DooKey

    Sears and Delta Customer Data Breached

    Once again hackers have managed to hack big business and get customer data. This time it's Sears and Delta and they blame this breach on their software service provider. Less than 100K users at Sears had credit card information stolen and Delta says it was a small subset of their customer base...
  5. DooKey

    Have I Been Pwned is Now Used by Governments to Check for Data Breaches

    I discovered Have I Been Pwned last year and I found it to be a valuable resource to check my main email accounts to see if any have been compromised. Now it appears the UK and Australian governments think it's pretty valuable and they are using it to monitor their official domains. If it's...
  6. DooKey

    Equifax Adds 2.4 Million More Consumers to the Compromised List

    Equifax as announced they have identified 2.4M more consumers that are confirmed to have their personal information stolen last year. Supposedly this group has exposed partial driver's license information and names, but not their social security numbers. Talk about the gift that keeps on...
  7. R

    Top 500 UK Legal Firms Have More Than 1 Million Credentials Exposed Online

    A white paper was released today by UK based private cyber intelligence company, RepKnight. The document is an analysis of dark web footprints of domains belonging to the top 500 law firms in the UK, using their "BreachAlert" platform. The analysis found the details of more than 1 million hacked...
  8. R

    OnePlus Confirms Up To 40,000 Users Affected By Credit Card Breach

    In a forum post today, OnePlus has released more details on the breach that forced them to halt credit card payments on their site Tuesday. OnePlus states that "One of our systems was attacked, and a malicious script was injected into the payment page code to sniff out credit card info while it...
  9. DooKey

    FTC Fines VTec $650K for Data Breach

    The FTC recently completed their investigation of VTech's 2015 data breach that exposed data on millions of parents and their children. The FTC validated that VTech did break the law and they fined this huge company a whopping $650K. This fine is a simple slap on the wrist and is a perfect...
  10. R

    Homeland Security Breach Exposes Data On 240,000 Employees

    In a statement, the DHS announced that a data breach exposed personally identifiable information on more than 240,00 current and former employees in 2014. The breach also contained Investigative Data for individuals associated with investigations from 2002-2014, which includes subjects...
  11. FrgMstr

    Verizon Partner Leaks Millions of Customer Accounts

    Another day, another security breach. This time a cloud server owned by NICE systems, a third party vendor for Verizon, is to blame as reported by UpGuard. While the culprits look to now have a lot of your personal information, the PIN numbers on the accounts where not compromised. Still...
  12. FrgMstr

    Spammers Screw Up and Leave Spam Database Exposed

    This is one of those security breach things that while on the surface seems great that it is happening to spammers, but will likely just lead to more spam email, but however be the end of River City Media, hopefully. The leaked, and unprotected, database is what's behind the sending of over a...
  13. Zarathustra[H]

    Good Guy Logic Supply Resolves Breach in Days, Unlike Some Companies

    Logic Supply announced today that they have reset their user passwords after their website was breached on Monday. Yep, you read that right. On Monday, two days ago. Contrast this with some companies who see it fit to inform their users more than three years after the fact. I think I'm more...
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