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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.

Disqus

17,5 Million email addresses were stolen
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Hackers stole 17.5m email addresses in 2012. About a third of those accounts contained passwords, which were hashed using the dated SHA-1 algorithm

RootsWeb

300,000 customer private data was leaked and exposed
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Ancestry.com's community-driven site RootsWeb was exposed after passwords, email addresses and usernames were leaked from the server.

Al.type

31 Million customer data records hacked
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The app's developer failed to secure the database server.

TIO Networks

1,6 Million data records were stolen
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The company has not revealed what type of information was stolen.

Uber

57 Million customer data were hacked
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Uber paid the hackers $100,000 to delete the stolen data. Chief security officer Joe Sullivan has resigned.

Imgur

1,7 Million data records were stolen in 2014 and discovered only in 2017
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Imgur are still investigating how the breach took place. The data was stolen in 2014, but Imgur claim they only discovered it in Nov 2017.

Malaysian telcos & MVNOs

46,2 Million personal customer data under leak
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Data from numerous Malaysian telco & MVNO providers, including Celcom, Digi, Umobile, Maxis, Friendi, Merchantrade Asia, Tunetalk, Redtone, XOX, Altel, PLDT & EnablingAsia has been leaked.

Malaysian medical practitioners

81,309 medical data have been leaked
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Databases belonging to the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC), the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA), and the Malaysian Dental Association (MDA) have been leaked. The data is from 2014.

Instagram

6 Million Instagram accounts hacked exposing user contact information
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A bug exposed user's contact information. Instagram initially said it affected only verified accounts, but has now admitted non-verified users were also affected. Instagram hasn't confirmed numbers, but hackers say they have info from 6m accounts.

Viacom

Breach of 3 Million customer data
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A misconfigured Amazon Web Server S3 cloud storage bucket was left wide open and public facing.

Equifax

143 Million customer personal information was exposed
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If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies.

SVR Tracking

540,000 passwords leaked
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The leaked passwords were stored using SHA-1, a weak 20yr old hash program.

Spambot

711 Million customer records leaked
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A misconfigured spambot has leaked over 700m records, although many of them are likely to be fake or repeated accounts.

CEX

2 Million personal customer records leaked
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A misconfigured spambot leaked full contact info & financial details, although the newest financial data dates to 2009.

Swedish Transport Agency

3 Million sensitive data records have been exposed
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Information about all vehicles in the country (including military and police), made available to IT workers who hadn't been through usual security checks. The question of whether or not Sweden's national security was harmed is censored in the Säpo (Sweden's security police) report.

DaFont

700,000 data records hacked
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Apparently the hacker found out others were selling the site's database, so he decided to get in on the action himself.

Bell

1,9 Million data have been stolen
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Somebody claiming to be behind the attack has threatened Bell with more leaks if they don't cooporate.

Zomato

17 Million data records stolen
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The hacker is selling the stolen dataset for around $1000.