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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14 Jul 2021

CTOs Keeping Quiet on Breaches to Avoid Cyber Blame Game

According to new research, roughly one-third of IT leaders are not disclosing breaches due to fears that they might lose their jobs. A new poll by Keeper Security polled 1,000 UK IT decision-makers, finding that although 92% reported suffering a breach within the past year, only 36% reported the incident.

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12 Jul 2021

Morgan Stanley Hit by Accellion Hack Through Third-Party Vendor

Investment banking firm Morgan Stanely has allegedly reported that the personal information of some of its customers was compromised during the Accellion hacks. Morgan Stanely disclosed the security incident to the New Hampshire Attorney General earlier this month, according to new reports. The data was compromised through a third-party vendor

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30 Jun 2021

Kentucky Healthcare System Exposes Patients’ PHI

UofL Health, based in Louisville, Kentucky, has notified more than 40,000 patients of an error that exposed their personal health information. The healthcare system consists of four medical centers, five hospitals, 200 physician practices, 700 providers, the Frazier Rehab Institute, and the Brown Cancer Center. Earlier this month, an email

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25 Jun 2021

Data Breach at WorkForce West Virginia

WorkForce West Virginia suffered from a recent data breach in which personal information belonging to job seekers residing in the state may have been exposed. The breach was confirmed yesterday by the governor of West Virginia, Jim Justice, who addressed the incident in a press conference. WorkForce has been notifying

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22 Jun 2021

Ohio Medicaid Provider Suffers Data Breach

On Monday, the Ohio Department of Medicaid warned that they had detected unauthorized access to their network. The breach occurred for two days in May and may have resulted in the theft of personal data, according to the organization. The data impacted was in the care of Maximus, a company

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18 Jun 2021

Carnival Confirms Another Breach Impacting Staff and Passengers

Carnival Corporation, one of the world’s largest cruise ship operators, has disclosed a data breach that occurred in mid-March. It is unclear how many passengers, customers, employees, and crew were affected by the incident. Carnival runs some of the globe’s leading cruise lines and has suffered from a data breach

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