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250 Million Microsoft Customer Support Records Exposed Online

250 Million Microsoft Customer Support Records Exposed Online

January 22, 2020Wang Wei
If you have ever contacted Microsoft for support in the past 14 years, your technical query, along with some personally identifiable info...
Download: The State of Security Breach Protection 2020 Survey Results

Download: The State of Security Breach Protection 2020 Survey Results

January 22, 2020The Hacker News
What are the key considerations security decision-makers should take into account when designing their 2020 breach protection? To answe...
Landry's Restaurant Chain Suffers Payment Card Theft Via PoS Malware

Landry's Restaurant Chain Suffers Payment Card Theft Via PoS Malware

January 02, 2020Mohit Kumar
Landry's, a popular restaurant chain in the United States, has announced a malware attack on its point of sale (POS) systems that allo...
Hackers Stole Customers' Payment Card Details From Over 700 Wawa Stores

Hackers Stole Customers' Payment Card Details From Over 700 Wawa Stores

December 20, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Have you stopped at any Wawa convenience store and used your payment card to buy gas or snacks in the last nine months? If yes, your cre...
LifeLabs Paid Hackers to Recover Stolen Medical Data of 15 Million Canadians

LifeLabs Paid Hackers to Recover Stolen Medical Data of 15 Million Canadians

December 18, 2019Mohit Kumar
LifeLabs, the largest provider of healthcare laboratory testing services in Canada, has suffered a massive data breach that exposed the pe...
The 2020 State of Breach Protection Survey – Call for Participation

The 2020 State of Breach Protection Survey – Call for Participation

December 17, 2019The Hacker News
2010-2019 decade will be remembered as the time in which cybersecurity became acknowledged as a critical concern for all organizations. ...
Magento Marketplace Suffers Data Breach Exposing Users' Account Info

Magento Marketplace Suffers Data Breach Exposing Users' Account Info

November 28, 2019Mohit Kumar
If you have ever registered an account with the official Magento marketplace to bought or sold any extension, plugin, or e-commerce websi...
OnePlus Suffers New Data Breach Impacting Its Online Store Customers

OnePlus Suffers New Data Breach Impacting Its Online Store Customers

November 23, 2019Mohit Kumar
Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has suffered a new data breach exposing personal and order information of an undisclosed number of its cu...
T-Mobile Suffers Data Breach Affecting Prepaid Wireless Customers

T-Mobile Suffers Data Breach Affecting Prepaid Wireless Customers

November 22, 2019Mohit Kumar
Are you a T-Mobile prepaid customer? If yes, you should immediately create or update your associated account PIN/passcode as additional p...
Company Detected Years-Long Breach Only After Hacker Maxed Out Servers' Storage

Company Detected Years-Long Breach Only After Hacker Maxed Out Servers' Storage

November 14, 2019Wang Wei
What could be even worse than getting hacked? It's the "failure to detect intrusions" that always results in huge losses...
Hackers Breach ZoneAlarm's Forum Site — Outdated vBulletin to Blame

Hackers Breach ZoneAlarm's Forum Site — Outdated vBulletin to Blame

November 11, 2019Swati Khandelwal
ZoneAlarm, an internet security software company owned by Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Technologies, has suffered a data breach ...
Rogue TrendMicro Employee Sold Customer Data to Tech Support Scammers

Rogue TrendMicro Employee Sold Customer Data to Tech Support Scammers

November 07, 2019Wang Wei
Do you always uncomfortable trusting companies with your data? If so, you're not alone. While companies do much to protect themselve...
Leading Web Domain Name Registrars Disclose Data Breach

Leading Web Domain Name Registrars Disclose Data Breach

October 31, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Another day, another massive data breach—this time affecting a leading web technology company, as well as both of its subsidiaries, from ...
Two Hackers Who Extorted Money From Uber and LinkedIn Plead Guilty

Two Hackers Who Extorted Money From Uber and LinkedIn Plead Guilty

October 31, 2019Mohit Kumar
Two grey hat hackers have pleaded guilty to blackmailing Uber , LinkedIn, and other U.S. corporations for money in exchange for promises t...
5 Places Where Hackers Are Stealthily Stealing Your Data In 2019

5 Places Where Hackers Are Stealthily Stealing Your Data In 2019

October 31, 2019The Hacker News
Skyrocketing data breaches bring incalculable losses to organizations and can cost cybersecurity executives their jobs. Here we examine...
UniCredit Bank Suffers 'Data Incident' Exposing 3 Million Italian Customer Records

UniCredit Bank Suffers 'Data Incident' Exposing 3 Million Italian Customer Records

October 28, 2019Mohit Kumar
UniCredit, an Italian global banking and financial services company, announced today that it suffered a security incident that leaked some...
Unsecured Adobe Server Exposes Data for 7.5 Million Creative Cloud Users

Unsecured Adobe Server Exposes Data for 7.5 Million Creative Cloud Users

October 26, 2019Swati Khandelwal
The U.S. multinational computer software company Adobe has suffered a serious security breach earlier this month that exposed user record...
How to Avoid the Top Three Causes of Data Breaches in 2019

How to Avoid the Top Three Causes of Data Breaches in 2019

October 24, 2019The Hacker News
What's the price of unprotected IT infrastructure? Cybercrime Magazine says that global damages will surpass $6 billion as soon as 20...
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