13 Sep 2021

MyRepublic Data Breach Raises Data-Protection Questions

A MyRepublic data breach has raised controversy over security for critical data being housed in third-party infrastructure, according to researchers. Almost 79,000 MyRepublic mobile subscribers have been exposed in a data breach that affected personal information such as scanned copies of Singapore’s National Registration Identity cards, names, pictures, dates of

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30 Aug 2021

Bangkok Airways apologizes for passport info breach as LockBit ransomware group threatens data leak

Bangkok Airways has publicly apologized for a data breach in which the passport information and other personally identifiable data were leaked. The company stated that it discovered the cyberattack on August 23. The airline expressed that it was sorry for any inconvenience that the breach may have caused to customers.

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24 Aug 2021

AT&T Denies Data Breach

AT&T is denying claims made by ShinyHunters that the personal data of 70 million customers has been stolen. ShinyHunter’s previous exploits have affected the likes of Microsoft, Dave, Tokopedia, Pixlr, Mashable, and Havenly, among others. ShinyHunter announced the breach on an underground hacking forum earlier this month. The threat group

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23 Aug 2021

T-Mobile Breach Now Affects 54.6 Million Individuals

According to new reports from T-Mobile, an additional six million current and former customers were affected by a recently disclosed data breach. The firm stated that it has effectively closed off access and egress points for the attack. Information exposed includes IMEIs, ISMIs, addresses, names, dates of birth, phone numbers,

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20 Aug 2021

JPMorgan Chase Notifies Customers of Data Breach

JPMorgan Chase, a US-based banking and financial services company, has alerted customers that a technical glitch may have exposed users’ personal data to other customers. The technical error allowed users of the website chase .com or Chase Mobile App to temporarily view the banking information of other customers whose personal

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20 Aug 2021

COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Data Exposed, Fake Vax Cards Circulate

Earlier this week, the Indiana Department of Health issued a notice explaining that the state’s Covid-19 contact tracing system had been compromised. The breach occurred due to a cloud misconfiguration and revealed the names, emails, gender, ethnicity, race, and dates of birth of more than 750,000 users. The incident occurred

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13 Aug 2021

Chanel Apologizes for Data Breach

In a statement issued earlier this week, the Korean arm of French luxury brand Chanel apologized for a data leak that occurred on August 8 during a cyberattack. Personal data belonging to the store’s customers were exposed. According to the statement, a database belonging to the famous fashion brand is

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12 Aug 2021

Japanese electronic components manufacturer Murata apologizes for breach of employee and customer data

A Japanese electronics components manufacturer called Murata suffered from a data breach in June that exposed bank account information belonging to employees and partners of the company. CEO of Murata Manufacturing Norio Nakajima released a statement this week apologizing for the incident. The breach occurred when a subcontractor downloaded a

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11 Aug 2021

UPMC to Pay $2.65M to Settle Data Breach Case

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has reached judicial approval on a multi-million-dollar settlement concerning a data breach that occurred almost seven years ago. The settlement consists of UpMC paying a total of $2.65 million to employees whose personal data was stolen by former Federal Emergency Management Agency IT specialist

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22 Jul 2021

Saudi Aramco denies breach after hackers hawk stolen files

Saudi Aramco has denied allegations of a cyberattack despite claims made by ZeroX, a threat actor who reports having stolen 1T of sensitive data from the company. Saudi Aramco is one of the largest oil companies in the world. Cybercriminals allegedly contact news outlets claiming to have stolen data ranging

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