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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.

Las Cruces Public Schools

Ransomware attack causes school "District-Wide Shutdown"
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Ransomware attacks were rampant this year, making public sector entities more victimized than ever before due to a greater chance of receiving a payment. This is the last article on this topic where Las Cruces Public Schools in Mexico were hit, forcing the district to shut down the entire computer system to contain the infection.

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP)

Indian nuke plant’s network reportedly hit by malware tied to N. Korea
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The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP), India's largest nuclear facility, was targeted by a North Korean using a spy malware. The attack was focused on collection of technical information and it has been reported to the government.

The Heat Group

Gillian Franklin hit by $2M cyber attack
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Gillian Franklin says businesses need to overhaul their online security after she almost lost her business through a cyber attack. 

Tesco

More than 20M customers exposed
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Tesco parking app hauled offline after exposing tens of millions of Automatic Number Plate Recognition images.

Facebook

419M of users exposed
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Hundreds of millions of phone numbers linked to Facebook accounts have been found online. The exposed server contained more than 419 million records over several databases on users across geographies, including 133 million records on U.S.-based Facebook users, 18 million records of users in the U.K., and another with more than 50 million records on users in Vietnam.

Privacy Snafu

3 years undetected
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The personal details of over 200,000 customers of a British holiday firm were left exposed in audio files for several years, according to a new report.

Yves Rocher

Data leak hits 2.5M customers
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A French retail consultancy exposed data on millions of its clients’ customers as well as sensitive business information, after researchers discovered an unsecured Elasticsearch database. Researchers from vpnMentor were able to access a private Aliznet database containing data on 2.5 million Canadian Yves Rocher customers. This included names, phone numbers, email addresses, dates of birth and postcodes. They also discovered over six million customer orders in the database, including transaction amount, currency used, delivery date and store location.

Airbus

Under cyber attack Airbus technical and commercial data was stolen
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European aerospace corporation Airbus has suffered a cyber-attack by unknown hackers who targeted its suppliers to steal Airbus’s technical and commercial secrets. The hackers reportedly tried to break into computer systems of Airbus’s contractors.

DoorDash

4.9M customer data breached
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DoorDash customers were claiming that their accounts had been hacked, and the company confirms breach impacting 4,9M.

Blank Media Games

7,6 Million customer data breach
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A hacker has stolen the personal details of 7,6 million users of browser-based game the "Town of Salem". The hack came to light after a mysterious person sent a copy of the stolen data to DeHashed, a commercial data breach indexing service. 

Campbell County Health

A sophisticated cyber attack caused cancellations and disruptions
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Early on September 20, CCH experienced a computer disruption that was later determined to be ransomware. The “sophisticated cyberattack” has forced some appointment cancellations, patient transfers, and other care disruptions.

Malaysia's Malindo Air

30M passengers affected
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Malindo Air's statement followed a report by Moscow-based cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab that the details of around 30 million passengers of Malindo and fellow Lion Group subsidiary Thai Lion Air were posted in online forums. The report said the leaked information included passengers' passport details, addresses and phone numbers.

Ramsey County

118M stolen customer records
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Nearly 118,000 people who receive Ramsey County services may have had some personal or health information compromised when hackers breached the county's e-mail system in August 2018.

Lumin PDF

Data of 24,3M users have been hacked
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This data contained entries holding citizens' full names, dates of birth, places of birth, home addresses, marital status, cedulas (national ID numbers), work/job information, phone numbers, and education levels.

Ecuadorial government's civil registry

20.8M user records exposed
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Elasticsearch server leaks personal data on Ecuador's citizens, their family trees, and children, but also some users' financial records and car registration information.

Premier Family Medical

Impacts records of 320,000 patients
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US-based health care practice Premier Family Medical was struck by ransomware in July, affecting the records of roughly 320,000 patients. The medical provider, which operates 10 locations across Utah County, originally announced the incident publicly on 30 August, noting that the malware had restricted employees’ access to their systems and data.

Online ticketing company

159,000 students affected
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An online ticketing company has moved quickly to fix a "potential data leak" after a university student claimed the personal details of thousands of people had been revealed.

Netanyahu's Party, Israel

4M of Israeli voters exposed
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Exposed personal details, political affiliation of millions of Israeli voters. Party database, which was shut down after Haaretz query, allowed completely unsecured access to private info including phone and ID numbers.