Data breach

Two UK Agencies Commit Accidental Contact Information Leaks

The United Kingdom is currently processing its Brexit documents to complete the process of leaving the European Union for good. But it is now at the very center of another controversy as 240 EU-member state nationals applying for EU settlement scheme program had their email addresses leaked from the UK Home Office due to an

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The State Of BayState Health Data Breach

A huge phishing campaign has brought Baystate Health to losing an estimated 12,000 individual patient record, the Massachusetts-based healthcare provider disclosed. The affected information that was breached includes full name, birthdate, medical record, diagnostic record, health insurance details, and social security numbers. The records were breached from the period of February to March 2019, and

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Hacking Preventive Ways To Keep Gnosticplayers at Bay

Hackergroup Gnosticplayers had done it again, their recent successful campaigns against 8 websites, namely: Strong Kingdoms, petflow, YouNow, Houzz, Roll20, ixigo, and Ge.tt. These attacks created a huge supply of user credentials that are now available for sale in the Dark Web. At a recent estimate, around 126 million accounts are being offered to Dark

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Design Website Houzz Caught In Data Breach

Home improvement and design website Houzz has publicly disclosed that an unauthorized third party had obtained a file containing user data. This looks like the data breach was discovered late last year. According to a report in scmagazine, the FAQ page published on Houzz.com today says that the compromised information falls under three categories: •

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Data Breach Hits Malaysian University, Personal Data Leaked

A massive data breach that had reportedly hit a prominent Malaysian university has resulted in personal data of over one million people being leaked online. As per reports, personal details of over one million students and alumni of the UiTM Universiti Teknologi Mara have been breached and leaked online. This breach has reportedly occurred between

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Attacks On Your Consumer Data Are The Worst Trick Of The Season

When it comes to our rights as consumers, constant data breaches put our privacy and our safety at risk, often without our knowing it. We are at the mercy of large corporations, government organizations, financial institutions, and healthcare providers. Each time we open an online account, enter our contact information and make a purchase we

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Here Are The Unbelievable Ways Equifax Continues To Live In Denial

Just a year after its record-breaking fiasco—and arguably one of the biggest data breaches in history—the credit bureau, Equifax, is back in business. But at what cost? After weathering a major storm of legislative and regulatory inquiries, leaders in the company have yet to make any significant business decisions about how to improve their business

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You Need To Know Why Human Error Is Now The Biggest Threat

Of all the digital threats organizations are facing today, nothing beats the worst of the worst, otherwise known as human error. Data theft, information leaks, virus infections, spear phishing, spam, identity theft, corporate espionage, and the latest, cryptojacking infections are now all working together to compromise the systems and steal the data of online businesses.

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Ponemon Institute And IBM Reveal The Disturbing Cost Of A Data Breach

Ponemon Institute in partnership with IBM has recently launched the 2018 Cost of Data Breach report. It comes with a corresponding calculator to give companies a close estimate of the possible business cost if they become a victim of a data breach or security attack. Cost of Data Breach is a yearly report released publicly,

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These Simple Lessons Could Prevent The Loss Of Your Data

The recent implementation of GDPR and the race for increased corporate compliance with issues of privacy has generated a lot of noise in the cybersecurity industry, most of which stems from a lack of overall understanding about the new measures—and what they mean for the future of online business. An article recently published by Motherboard suggests

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