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Exeon Analytics AG
Grubenstrasse 12
8045 Zürich
Switzerland

 

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Exeon Analytics AG
Hofackerstrasse 14
CH-8032 Zürich
Switzerland
MWST-Nr.: CHE-196.534.272

 

Data Breaches
and Cyber Attacks

More than 20 data breaches are reported every day. Not all are significant, but some are extraordinary. As cyber security experts, we have the mandate to remain up to date with cyber crime, which is why we follow the latest data breaches and cyber attacks closely.

Deep Root Analytics

Database of 198 Million voters was exposed
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A database of 198 million US voters has been exposed as a result of incorrect configuration.

Kromtech

13 Million private user data were leaked
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A security researcher stumbled on a leak, which exposed usernames, email addresses and passwords of users. He notified Kromtech, who patched it quickly.

Invest Bank

40'000 data records, mostly corporate accounts, were hacked and exposed
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Hacker breached a United Arab Emirates bank, demanding a ransom of $3m in bitcoin to stop tweeting data, mostly about corporate accounts. The hacker dumped files on the website of a basketball team, which he hacked for storage. The bank, Invest Bank, won't pay the ransom.

Sanrio

3,3 Million user accounts were exposed
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Security researcher was able to access a database of 3.3m of Sanrio's Sanriotown.com accounts, with links to other Sanrio Hello Kitty portals.

VTech

6,4 Million personal information and photos were hacked
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Software used to download games to children's computer tablets was hacked, with personal info and photos stolen.

Securus Technologies

70 Million phone calls and recordings were leaked
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Anonymous hacker leaked records of over 70m phone calls, plus links to recordings. Recording/storing attorney-client calls potentially violates constitutional protections.

TalkTalk

157,000 customer personal details were stolen
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157k customers had personal details stolen, including 15,600 account numbers.

Experian / T-mobile

15 Million massive data breach exposing customer private data
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The world's biggest data monitoring firm disclosed a massive breach of customers who applied for service with T-Mobile. Names, addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers, drivers license numbers and passport numbers.

CarPhone Warehouse

2,4 Million customers affected by data breach
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Around 480,000 of the 2.4 million customers affected by the breach are TalkTalk Mobile customers and 1.9m were customers of Carphone Warehouse directly.

Hacking Team

500,000 sensitive records have been hacked
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Italian cybersecurity firm sells digital surveillance software to law enforcement and national security organisations. 400 GB of documents - including software source code, private messages & client databases - has been stolen and put online  via BitTorrent. The documents show the company has sold products to repressive regimes.

AshleyMadison.com

37 Million personal and financial records have been hacked
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Online hookup site for extra-marital affairs has been severely breached and the personal details of 37m users, as well as company financial records, threatened with release. Notorious hacking outfit The Impact Team has claimed responsibility. The hackers demanded the shutdown of AM.com and other associated sites.

US Office of Personnel Management (2nd Breach)

21,5 Million personal information records have been hacked
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Attackers have targeted the forms submitted by intelligence and military personnel for security clearances. The document includes personal information - everything from eye colour, to financial history, to past substance abuse, as well as contact details for the individual's friends and relatives

US Office of Personnel Management

4 Million employee personal data were hacked
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The intruders... gained access to...employees’ Social Security numbers, job assignments,  performance ratings and training information.

Carefirst

1,1 Million customer records have been hacked
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Evidence suggests the attackers could have potentially acquired member-created user names created by individuals to access CareFirst’s website, as well as members’ names, birth dates, email addresses and subscriber identification number.

IRS

100,000 customer data was hacked and used for fraud
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An unnamed cybermafia used an IRS app to download forms full of personal information. They posed as legitimate taxpayers and tried to download forms on 200000 people between February and May. They got away with half of them the IRS said. The crooks used about 15000 of them to claim tax refunds in other people's names.

MSpy

400,000 private customer data were hacked
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Data dump to the dark web includes Apple IDs and passwords,  tracking data,  and payment details on some 145000 successful transactions" photos and very private conversations."

Adult Friend Finder

3,9 Million sensitive private data was hacked
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Sexual preferences, names, email addresses, usernames, dates of birth, postal codes.

Twitch.tv

10 Million user profiles have been hacked
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Details unknown at this point. All Twitch's 10 million users have been requested to change their passwords.