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11 million User Records Breached in Ransomware Attack

11 million User Records Breached in Ransomware Attack

Who: MongoDB # of Accounts Breached: 854GB of data, with 202,730,434 records in total What was affected: The resumes contained all the sensitive details you might expect to find on a CV, such as full names, home addresses, phone numbers, emails, marital status, number...

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Email Breach Exposes PHI from Virginia VA Medical Center

Email Breach Exposes PHI from Virginia VA Medical Center

Who: Lebanon VA Medical Center # of Accounts Breached: Almost 1000 What was affected: The list contained veterans’ names, abbreviated Social Security numbers, the nursing home where the veteran had been admitted, diagnoses, and service-connection disability rating...

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Jira Visibility Controls allows for Breach of PII at NASA

Jira Visibility Controls allows for Breach of PII at NASA

Who: NASA What was affected: Employee usernames, names, email addresses, and project names. When it happened: September 2018 How it happened: The reason for the leak was Jira's visibility controls, which a NASA system admin appears to have mixed up. Outcome: NASA and...

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Targeted Data Breach Exposes Victorian Government Employees

Targeted Data Breach Exposes Victorian Government Employees

Who: Victorian Government, Australia # of Accounts Breached: 30,000 Victorian public servants What was affected: Work emails, job titles and work phone numbers. When it happened: December 22, 2018 How it happened: The work details of 30,000 Victorian public servants...

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Data Breach Game Maker Exposes Data of 7.6 Million Users

Data Breach Game Maker Exposes Data of 7.6 Million Users

Who: Town of Salem - BlankMediaGames # of Accounts Breached: 7.6 Million What was affected: Usernames, Email addresses, Passwords in the (phpass), MD5(WordPress), MD5(phpBB3)) format, IP addresses, Game & forum activity, Purchased game premium features, but...

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Singapore Airline Hack Exposes Travel Details

Singapore Airline Hack Exposes Travel Details

Who: Singapore Airlines # of Accounts Breached: 284 KrisFlyer members What was affected: Their names, flight history, recent miles transactions and rewards were disclosed to other members. Furthermore, seven of the total cases may have had their passports numbers...

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Kitchen Utensil Manufacturer E-commerce Website Hacked

Kitchen Utensil Manufacturer E-commerce Website Hacked

Who: OXO International What was affected: Customer data: customer and payment information When it happened: Between June 9, 2017 – November 28, 2017, June 8, 2018 – June 9, 2018, and July 20, 2018 – October 16, 2018 How it happened: OXO International has stated that...

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FBI investigates Nigerian Fraud against School System

FBI investigates Nigerian Fraud against School System

Who: Caddo Parish School System What was affected: This phishing scheme targeted funds designated for Charter Schools USA, which operates Magnolia School of Excellence. When it happened: Summer 2018 How it happened: Caddo Schools makes monthly payments to the charter...

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Keeping Your Family Safe Online: AS HEARD ON WGAN

Keeping Your Family Safe Online: AS HEARD ON WGAN

Keeping Your Family Safe Online: AS HEARD ON WGANOn This Episode... Craig is on the WGAN Morning News with Ken and Matt. They talked about Zillow helping to flip houses, the YouTuber who discovered a pedophile ring in YouTube, and an app that might help stop you from...

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Hackers steal Customer Credit Cards from Discount Mugs

Hackers steal Customer Credit Cards from Discount Mugs

Who: DiscountMugs.com  No. of Accounts Breached: Thousands of customers who made purchases through the site during the four months. What was affected: Credit card numbers, the security code, and expiration date, as well as names, addresses, phone numbers, email...

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Philippine Management Company Email Server Breached

Philippine Management Company Email Server Breached

Who: Cebuana Lhuillier  No. of Accounts Breached: Over 900,000 What was affected: Clients' names, birth dates, email addresses, mobile numbers and in some cases, income information When it happened: August 5, 8, 12, 2018. How it happened: "On January 15, 2019, we...

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Dublin’s Tram Service Computers held Ransom

Dublin’s Tram Service Computers held Ransom

Who: Luas, Dublin’s Tram service No. of Accounts Breached: 3,226 What was affected: Luas’ website When it happened: January 3, 2019 How it happened: The crook claims to have breached Luas’s systems and has threatened to publish its customers’ data if the organization...

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