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Top 4 Data Breaches reported in last 24 Hours

Top 4 Data Breaches reported in last 24 Hours

May 10, 2016Wang Wei
There is no doubt that data breaches are on the rise. Hardly a day goes without headlines about any significant data breach. According to the latest ‘ Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2016 ’ report published by UK government, two-thirds of the biggest firm in the UK have experienced at least a cyber attacks or data breaches within the past 12 months. Here’s today, I am writing about top 4 data breaches reported in last 24 hours, threatened your data privacy and online security. 1. Kiddicare Hacked! 794,000 Accounts Leaked Kiddicare has admitted that the company has suffered a data breach, which led to the theft of sensitive data belonging to 794,000 users, including phone numbers and residential addresses. Kiddicare, company that sells child toys and accessories across the United Kingdom, became aware of the data breach after its customers started receiving suspicious text messages – most likely part of a phishing campaign – that attempted to pilfer them to click on a li
Hackers Are Offering Apple Employees $23,000 for Corporate Login Details

Hackers Are Offering Apple Employees $23,000 for Corporate Login Details

February 10, 2016Unknown
An unsatisfied Employee may turn into a Nightmare for you and your organization. Nowadays, installing an antivirus or any other anti-malware programs would be inadequate to beef up the security to maintain the Corporate Database. What would you do if your employee itself backstabbed you by breaching the Hypersensitive Corporate Secrets? Yes! There could be a possibility for an Internal Breach all the time. Just last year, an ex-employee stole Yandex Search Engine Source Code and tried to sell it for just $29,000 in the underground market. Over a few years, hackers have adopted various techniques ranging from Stress Attacks to Social Engineering tactics in order to gain the Classified Corporate information. Hackers Offering $23,000 for Internal Access Now hackers are rolling their dice for the next Deceptive Step to acquire Corporate Login Details of Irish Apple Employees in exchange of 20,000 Euro ( $23,000 USD ). The current situation is being faced
191 Million US Voters' Personal Info Exposed by Misconfigured Database

191 Million US Voters' Personal Info Exposed by Misconfigured Database

December 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
BREAKING: A misconfigured database has resulted in the exposure of around 191 Million voter records including voters' full names, their home addresses, unique voter IDs, date of births and phone numbers. The database was discovered on December 20th by Chris Vickery , a white hat hacker, who was able to access over 191 Million Americans’ personal identifying information (PII) that are just sitting in the public to be found by anyone looking for it. Vickery is the same security researcher who uncovered personal details of 13 Million MacKeeper users two weeks ago, which included names, email addresses, usernames, password hashes, IP addresses, phone numbers, and system information. However, the recent discovery made him shocked when he saw his own information in the database, according to DataBreaches.net, whom the researcher contacted and provided all the details about his finding. 300GB Trove of Voters' Information Leaked Vickery has his hands on all
Web.com Hacked! Credit Card information of 93,000 Customers Compromised

Web.com Hacked! Credit Card information of 93,000 Customers Compromised

August 20, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Web.com, a Florida-based web hosting company with up to 3.3 Million customers, has suffered a data breach and may have compromised personal information and credit card data belonging to 93,000 of its clients . The company on Tuesday confirmed that some unknown hackers had breached one of its computer systems on August 13, 2015, and accessed personal information of nearly 93,000 customers. Web.com, with the goal to help small businesses succeed online, uncovered the unauthorized activity as part of its ongoing security monitoring and shutdown process. The stolen information includes: Credit Card information Actual Names associated with the payment cards Residential Addresses No other information belonging to customers, such as Social Security numbers , Verification Codes for the exposed credit cards, was affected by the data breach, according to the company. "The security of our customer information is a high priority for Web.com," Web.com CEO and Chairman David L. Brow
AT&T Suffers Data Breach, Customers' Personal Information Compromised

AT&T Suffers Data Breach, Customers' Personal Information Compromised

June 18, 2014Mohit Kumar
AT&T has confirmed a security data breach in which attackers have compromised the security of a number of its mobile customers and stolen personal information including Social Security numbers and call records. Back in April this year, AT&T suffered a data breach in which some of its customer information, including birth dates and Social Security numbers had been inappropriately accessed by three employees of one of its third-party vendors, in order to generate codes that could be used to unlock devices. Moreover, the hackers would have also been able to access its users’ credit report with Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI) during the process without proper authorization, that means the information related to what subscribers purchase from AT&T would also have been compromised. The Dallas-based telecommunications giant did not specify the number of customers or type of information affected by this data breach, but state law requires such di
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