12 Nov 2021

Major Water Supplier Suffers Nine-Month Long Breach

One of Australia’s largest regional water suppliers was allegedly breached for several months before detecting unauthorized access to systems. For security professionals, this marks another worrying sign of weakness in critical infrastructure security, an ongoing issue in Australia. The water supplier, which has not been named, suffered from the breach

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12 Nov 2021

Back-to-Back PlayStation 5 Hacks Hit on the Same Day

A pair of recent PlayStation 5 breaches have proven that the consoles do not have protection from attackers taking over basic functions. Cyberattackers reportedly stole PS5 root keys and were able to exploit the kernel. This reveals that gaming devices may contain poor security measures, leaving users vulnerable to attacks.

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09 Nov 2021

Robinhood breach leaks information of 7 million people

Robinhood has announced that its popular app has suffered from a data breach that has exposed millions of email addresses, names, and more sensitive information. On Monday, Robinhood released a statement confirming that it discovered the incident on the evening of November 3, explaining that it had detected an unauthorized

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12 May 2021

Hackers Stole Data On Nearly 200,000 Veterans Seeking Disability Benefits

An unprotected database containing private information on hundreds of thousands of U.S. veterans was found by Jeremiah Fowler last month. The security researcher discovered evidence that hackers may have stolen the data during a cyberattack. The database belonged to United Valor Solutions, based in North Carolina. The company provides disability

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02 Apr 2021

Ubiquiti Shares Dive After Reportedly Downplaying ‘Catastrophic’ Data Breach

New York City- based IoT device maker Ubiquiti recently disclosed a data breach that was downplayed. After news of the catastrophic data breach, the shares of the company fell significantly this week. In January, Ubiquiti informed customers that unauthorized access to some IT systems hosted by a third-party cloud provider

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01 Apr 2021

Booking.com Fined $558,000 for Late Breach Notification

Booking.com has been fined over half a million USD for failing to report a serious data breach within time limits set forth by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The company was aware of the breach back in 2019 when scammers targeted roughly 40 different employees at various hotels located

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15 Feb 2021

US Court system demands massive changes to court documents after SolarWinds hack

The House Homeland Security Committee has demanded more transparency on what court officials know about the SolarWinds hackers’ access to sensitive filings. The effects of the massive espionage operation could make accessing documents harder for lawyers, the lawmakers say. The Senators are seeking more information about the attackers’ infiltration of

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27 Jan 2021

More Cybersecurity Firms Confirm Being Hit by SolarWinds Hack

Two more companies, Mimecast and Qualys, have emerged in the SolarWinds breach, claiming that they were targeted by the same threat actor that breached the IT management solutions provider SolarWinds. The attack was a sophisticated supply chain hack that eventually went on to install backdoors in US agencies’ systems. Fidelis

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22 Jan 2021

Einstein Healthcare Network Announces August Breach

Einstein Health Network is a Pennsylvania based health care company offering services such as medical rehab, outpatient and primary care centers. The organization recently announced a breach in which an authorized person was able to gain access to sensitive information and emails. Einstein has known about the breach since August

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20 Jan 2021

The aftermath of the SolarWinds breach: Organizations need to be more vigilant

In the wake of the SolarWinds breach in which several key US agencies were hacked in an espionage campaign likely perpetrated by Russian actors, security experts are voicing concerns regarding how organizations manage and implement cybersecurity best practices. It may be necessary for entities to change how they vet vendors

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