2019 Breaches

Data Breach against AZ Medicaid Agency

Who: Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System When: 11 Mar 2019 # of records involved: 3,100 individuals What happened: Thousands of Arizonans were affected by a data breach earlier this year that targeted the state’s Medicaid agency. How did it happen: An internal...

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MongoDB database Leaks Business Intelligence Data

Who: Verifications.io Website When: 7 Mar 2019 # of records involved: 809 million records What happened: Security researchers Bob Diachenko and Vinny Troia discovered an unprotected, publicly accessible MongoDB database containing 150 gigabytes of detailed, plaintext...

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Ransomware Attacks Taos Public Schools

Who: Taos schools When: 21 Mar 2019 # of records involved: undetermined What happened: A ransomware attack that knocked out the district's digital services How did it happen: Taos Schools suffered a cyber attack, with hackers demanding $5,000 in cash as ransom for the...

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Hackers target Chinese State targeted Using Ransomware

Who: Chinese State When: 11 March 2019 # of records involved: What happened: The National Network and Information Security Information Center has identified overseas hackers targeting the websites of government departments with emails containing ransomware. How did it...

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