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Compromised Data
gps tracker compromised data
Chinese-made GPS tracker that have no internet connectivity but use a SIM card to connect to a cell network are bought in bulk, rebranded, and resold by a number of companies worldwide.   UK cyber-security experts are calling for an immediate recall of a GPS tracker used as a panic alarm for elderly patients, monitoring...
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Data Breach
A US-based medical software provider called – Meditab Software Inc.  and it’s, Public relations-based affiliate, MedPharm Services – have suffered a massive data breach that exposed protected health information. Meditab Software and MedPharm Services were both founded by Kalpesh Patel. After being alerted to the breach, the fax server was taken offline, and an investigation...
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Data breach
A social planning and e-invitations service company named Evite detected a security breach when anunauthorized party acquired an inactive data storage file associated with the firm’s user accounts last April 15, 2019. This storage file contains customer’s information which includes names, usernames, email addresses, passwords, dates of birth, phone numbers, and mailing addresses.   Among...
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Recently, a successful cyberattack hit Oregon State University compromising personal information of hundreds of students including their family members. The university announced that a total of 636 students and family’s records containing personally identifiable information were compromised due to a cyberattack that occurred in early May 2019.   Individuals outside the university hacked an OSU...
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Tech Data Suffers Major Data Leak
An American IT Giant has fixed a “major” data leak that exposed payment, invoice, account and contact information for the company’s reseller and MSP partners. It wasn’t clear if it’s a hacking incident or malware-related intrusion.   The Clearwater, Fla.-based IT distribution giant leaked some 264 gigabytes of client and employee corporate and personal data,...
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online fraud prevention
A Wisconsin-based company named EatStreetis one of many successful businesses around US when it comes to online food ordering and delivery services. With more than 100,000 installs in the company’s android app on Google Play store, EatStreet is one of the leading online and mobile food ordering service currently servicing over 15,000 restaurants in more...
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In a statement posted to its Web site today, Orlando, Fla. based hospitality firm Earl Enterprises said a data breach involving malware installed on its point-of-sale systems allowed cyber thieves to steal card details from customers between May 23, 2018 and March 18, 2019.   According to an analysis of that page, it appears the...
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Rowhammer attack
International academic researchers discovered a new variant of the Rowhammer attack,which they named asRAMBleed,that can be performed even if a system is patched against Rowhammer. The unfamiliar attack of this RAMBleed is that it targets devices to steal information, contrary to other Rowhammer attacks that alter existing data or elevate an attacker’s privileges. As many...
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site take down
A cyberattacker hacked The English rock band Radiohead stealing private minidisk archive from the band’s third album and subsequent major worldwide hit ‘OK Computer’and threatened to leak them in an extortion scheme if they will not pay the ransom costing $150,000. Jonny Greenwood, Radiohead guitarist and keyboardist of the band, said that a hacker last...
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identity theft prevention
Over the past few weeks Facebook has been quite active partnering with different app makers for their Facebook platform to incorporate where users can also enjoy it. Profoundly has been moderately gaining fame and somehow trended. The app Profoundly is used to anonymize users who want to ask questions on Facebook. Despite the apps main...
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