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Earl Enterprises – Iconic US Hospitality Firm Hit with Heavy Data Breach

In a released statement posted to its website, Earl Enterprises – the parent company of Planet Hollywood and Buca Di Beppo 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...
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Canada’s DesJardins Bank Suffers Massive Data Breach

The largest federal banking firm in North Americas – Canada’s Desjardins Group, was the victim of a recent data breach that exposed information on 2.9 million customers.   Customers’ sensitive credentials weren’t compromised, but the leak did reveal sensitive data like names, addresses, birth dates, social insurance numbers (Canada’s equivalent of the social security number),...
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A NASA Laboratory Just Got Infiltrated Using a Cheap US$20 PC

Just to have an overview of what exactly a cheap PC might be like – Raspberry Pi is a teeny-tiny device that can be tinkered with to gain deceptively high capabilities. This was demonstrated by a most recent report which confirmed that a NASA lab was hacked using a Raspberry Pi.   The alleged data...
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Unpatched SQLite Database Exposed Data To Hackers

Cybersecurity scientists have found a basic weakpoint in the broadly utilized SQLite database programming that uncovered billions of deployments to cyber criminals.   Named as ‘Magellan’ by security researchers, the newfound SQLite imperfection could enable remote assailants to execute self-assertive or malignant code on influenced gadgets, spill program memory or crash applications.   SQLite is...
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Auto Industry Takes Huge Blow from Hackers

Cyber Attacks are getting more and more frequent nowadays. From government institutions to hospitals, banks and other financial institutions. There’s almost no rest for cyber criminals , hackers and the amount of illegal activities they couldn’t accomplish. And their newest victim – The Auto Industry. Car manufacturers or all manufacturers in general – normally go to...
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Human Resources Company Suffers Data Breach

One seriously threatening part about data breaches and getting hacked is the period from when the breach was done, and the actual time it takes for the end user or the company to find out that they’ve been attacked. You begin to think that from that certain phase, those cyber criminals may have already acquired...
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Major Health Insurance Hack of 2015 Orchestrated By Chinese Hacking Group

The US Justice Department charged a Chinese hacking group with carrying out one of the largest criminal hacks in United States health care history that resulted in 79 million people having their personal information stolen. In the four-count indictment cited by the Justice Department, officials allege Wang Fujie, 32, and another man referred to only...
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InfoTech Firm In Brazil Suffers Data Breach via Phishing Assault

Just last month, various databases and cloud storage servers belonging to Tivit, a Brasilian based IT solutions and network storage provider, were hacked/compromised by unnamed assailants. In a series of leaks across Twitter over a 5 day time period, between December 7th-12th 2018, the login user names and credentials to more than a dozen Tivit...
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Hackers Breach and Expose Corporate Email Accounts On The Web

Cyber Attackers have just discovered new ways to invade and breach corporate email accounts, which has resulted in a US$12-Billion cost to businesses over the last 3-5 years, according to Digital Shadows.   Compromised corporate email accounts are commonly traded on the dark web, where criminals can earn a pretty penny, particularly if the email...
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Shubert Organization Suffers Data Breach

The Shubert Organization – one of the largest operations in theatre both on and beyond Broadway – has suffered a data breach, including customer email addresses, names, and credit card numbers and expiration dates.   Shubert is the owner and operator of 17 Broadway theaters and six off-Broadway venues, as well as a ticketing service...
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