11 Jun 2021

Gaming Giant EA Suffers Major Data Breach

Gaming giant Electronic Arts has suffered from a major data breach that includes details pertaining to game source code and tools for several popular games. Cybercriminals claimed to have breached the company in blog posts published on underground hacking forums. These posts advertised 780GB of data for sale. EA later

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04 Jun 2021

‘Battle for the Galaxy’ Mobile Game Leaks 6M Gamer Profiles

An unprotected server hosting AMT Games user data has been discovered by security researchers at WizCase. The researchers found that the Elasticsearch server contained the personal data of 6 million players of AMT’s popular game Battle for the Galaxy. The server contained over 1 terabyte of unencrypted data, meaning that

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03 Jun 2021

Scripps Notifying 147K People of Data Breach

California healthcare provider Scripps is currently informing more than 147,000 individuals that their personal data may have been exposed in a recent cyber-attack against the organizations. Scripps operates five hospitals in San Diego, along with other facilities. The organization took most of its network offline after discovering suspicious activity such

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25 May 2021

Air India Confirms Data of 4.5M Travelers Compromised

Air India has confirmed that a cyberattack led to the exposure of data belonging to roughly 4.5 million global passengers. According to the company, aviation IT provider SITA’s Passenger Service System was accessed by an unauthorized third party in early March. This system stores and processes all of the personal

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20 May 2021

UHS Data Breach Lawsuit Proceeds

American healthcare provider Universal Health Services (UHS) is facing a lawsuit filed in 2020 over a data breach. The suit will proceed, but only for one of the affected patients, Stephen Motkowicz, who claims that his surgery was canceled as a result of a ransomware attack and subsequent data breach

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03 May 2021

TurgenSec finds 345,000 files from Filipino solicitor-general’s office were breached

According to UK cybersecurity firm TurgenSec, roughly 345,000 sensitive files from the solicitor-general of the Phillippines have been leaked. Some of the information exposed pertains to ongoing legal cases, threatening the integrity of trials. The breached information was left publicly available, says TurgenSec. When TurgenSec discovered the security incident in

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29 Apr 2021

Data Breach Impacts 1 in 4 Wyomingites

Wyoming’s Department of Health released a statement admitting to exposing personal health information belonging to more than a quarter of Wyoming’s population. The data breach occurred when files containing laboratory test results were allegedly mishandled by an employee. The security incident was announced on the department’s website and included a

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26 Apr 2021

US Drilling Giant Gyrodata Reveals Employee Data Breach

Late last week, Gyrodata, a major oil drilling specialist, conceded that it had suffered from a ransomware attack that likely led to the compromise of employee data, including former and current staff. The company is based in Houston and claims to be one of the world’s leading suppliers of technology

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23 Mar 2021

Oil giant Shell discloses data breach linked to Accellion FTA vulnerability

Shell has disclosed a data breach affecting its stakeholders. The breach was a result of the Accellion FTA vulnerability, which was disclosed earlier this year, however, victim companies were not made public. Shell stated that an unknown threat actor was able to access various files during the intrusion, including those

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16 Mar 2021

Utah Company Stored Passport Scans on Unsecured Server

Security researcher Bob Diachenko discovered an unsecured server hosted by Utah-based company Premier Diagnostics on February 22, in which he found sensitive information pertaining to 50,000 customers. Diachenko currently works for consumer privacy watchdog Compairtech, which aims to promote data privacy through testing various services. Customer data located within the

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