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Islamic Bank Breached through Internal Systems

Islamic Bank Breached through Internal Systems

Who: Meezan Bank # of Accounts Breached: 260,000 Card Present payment cards What was affected: Card Present payment cards When it happened: Between October 26, 2018 and February 25, 2019 How it happened: Over the past few months, there have been reports suggesting...

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Hackers Sell Company Websites Data on Dark Web

Hackers Sell Company Websites Data on Dark Web

Who: Dubsmash, MyFitnessPal, MyHeritage, ShareThis, HauteLook, Animoto, EyeEm, 8fit, Whitepages, Fotolog, 500px, Armor Games, BookMate, CoffeeMeetsBagel, Artsy, and DataCamp. # of Accounts Breached: 617 million Dubsmash (162 million), MyFitnessPal (151 million),...

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Bullied Student Creates Hit List Using Teachers Credentials

Bullied Student Creates Hit List Using Teachers Credentials

Who: Columbus City Preparatory School for Boys Date: 25 March 2019 # of Records: 60 What Happened: A 13-year-old student at the Columbus City Preparatory School for Boys is under investigation for using his teacher's credentials to get into the district's system. How...

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Boston Public Defenders Office Hit with Ransomware

Boston Public Defenders Office Hit with Ransomware

Who: Boston Public Defenders Office Date: 15 March 2019 # of Records: Unknown What Happened: Boston public defenders Office suffered a ransomware attack How it Happened: Private attorneys tapped to work for indigent clients receive a small fee from the government....

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Popular Donut Chain Affected by Credential Stuffing Attack

Popular Donut Chain Affected by Credential Stuffing Attack

Who: Dunkin Donuts # of Records: 1200 Loyalty Club Members Date: 12 Feb 2019 What Happened: Hackers are conducting credential stuffing attacks to infiltrate customer loyalty accounts How Did it Happen: Hackers break into accounts and sell access to the hacked accounts...

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Home Decorating Site Breached

Home Decorating Site Breached

Who: Houzz # of Records: Extent Unknown Date: 1 Feb 2019 What Happened: Third Parties gained access to a file How Did it Happen: Third parties gained access to a file that contained publicly visible user data in addition to private account information, including user...

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Barking Drones Used On Farms Instead Of Sheep Dogs

Barking Drones Used On Farms Instead Of Sheep DogsRobots aren't just stealing human jobs, they're after man's best friend too - now there's a drone that can bark like a sheep dog. The latest drone developments come as more farmers have started using the technology for...

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UPS Is Now Using Drones To Deliver Blood To A Hospital

UPS Is Now Using Drones To Deliver Blood To A Hospital

UPS Is Now Using Drones To Deliver Blood To A HospitalPHOTO SOURCE https://futurism.com (COURTESY OF RYAN DAVIS/UPS)The cargo for the first revenue-generating drone delivery in the United States wasn’t an Amazon package or 7-Eleven Slurpee — it was blood. On Tuesday,...

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Upgrade to Software Exposes Data

Upgrade to Software Exposes Data

Who: Mumsnet # of records: Unknown Date: 7 February 2019 What Happened: A botched upgrade to the software How it Happened: A botched upgrade to the software the forum runs on meant that for three days, if two users tried to log in at the same time, there was the...

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Super Hackers Sell Data From Their Exploits On Dark Web

Super Hackers Sell Data From Their Exploits On Dark Web

Who: 16 Hacked Web Sites # of records: 617 Million Date: 11 Feb 2019 What Happened: For less than $20,000 in Bitcoin, it is claimed, the following pilfered account databases can be purchased from the Dream Market cyber-souk, located in the Tor network: Dubsmash (162...

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Dark Web Offers Artsy Data for Sale

Dark Web Offers Artsy Data for Sale

Who: Artsy How Many Records: 1,000,000 Date: February 14, 2019 What Happened: A data security incident impacted Artsy How did it happen: Artsy data was among that taken from 16 sites and put up for sale on the dark web. According to the report, data related to one...

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