03 Oct 2022

LA Unified School District Hackers Have Posted Stolen Data Online

The Los Angeles Unified School District was compromised by a threat actor group called the Vice Society earlier this year. It appears that the data from the hack has since been leaked on line after the school district confirmed that the hackers planned to post the data it stole from

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28 Sep 2022

Alleged Optus Hacker Apologizes, Deletes Customers’ Exposed Data

Last week, Australian company Optus suffered from an attack against its customers. The attacker has since removed the leaked data from the internet and apologized for the attack. A user under the name ‘optusdata’ posted to BreachForums claiming responsibility for the attack and confirming that the only copy of the

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27 Sep 2022

Hackers Leak French Hospital Patient Data in Ransom Fight

French hospital Corbeil-Essonnes suffered from a ransomware attack a month ago and refused to give in to ransom demands. Now, the hackers may have released the personal records and patient data online. The hospital is located near Paris and is the latest victim of a series of cyberattacks targeting French

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20 Sep 2022

Revolut Breach May Have Hit 50,000+ Customers

Fintech giant Revolut has reportedly suffered from a serious data breach that may impact 50,000 customers. According to the company, the attack was highly targeted and the attacker was only able to access 0.16% of customers’ data. In addition, the attacker was not able to conduct the attack for an

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20 Sep 2022

Starbucks Singapore says customer data illegally accessed in data leak

Starbucks has confirmed that customers in Singapore have been impacted by a data leak that exposed personal data such as names, birthdates, and mobile numbers. Starbucks stated that credit card details and passwords were not affected, however, it urged its customers in Singapore to change their passwords. The coffee chain

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06 Sep 2022

IRS Leaks 120,000 Taxpayers’ Personal Details

According to recent reports and a letter from the IRS to Congress, the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) accidentally posted sensitive taxpayer data to its website. This means that those affected could potentially be at risk for further threats, such as identity fraud. The problem with the data leak stemmed

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06 Jul 2022

Human Error Blamed for Leak of 1 Billion Records of Chinese Citizens

Earlier this week, a Chinese government developer released a blog post regarding the China Software Developer Network. The post accidentally included the credentials to the system in which the data is stored, leading to a breach and subsequently 23 terabytes of personal data for sale on the dark web. A

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05 Jul 2022

Alleged Chinese police database hack leaks data of 1 billion

Hackers claim to have obtained a trove of data on 1 billion Chinese from a Shanghai police database in a leak that, if confirmed, could be one of the largest data breaches in history. In a post on the online hacking forum Breach Forums last week, someone using the handle

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23 May 2022

Ransomware Hackers Steal Personal Data of 500,000 Students and Staff in Chicago

According to Chicago Public Schools, more than half a million students and staff had their personal information leaked in a ransomware attack that occurred last December. However, the breach was not reported until April. The district stated that a vendor Battelle for Kids notified the school system of the breach

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19 May 2022

Personal Information of Nearly Two Million Texans Exposed

According to a public notice released by the Texas Department of Insurance, the personal information of roughly two million Texans was left exposed on the internet for three years due to a programming issue. The department stated that the details of workers who have filed compensation claims were left unsecured

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