WordPress is among the most renowned content management systems (CMS) globally, with an estimate of more than 64 million clients and 400 million daily visitors. Meanwhile, recent reports reveal that GoDaddy, the CMS’s top web hosting tool among clients, has compromised about 1.2 million WordPress client information to a data breach. As described by GoDaddy’s chief information security officer (CISO) in...Continue Reading
The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada or IRCC is under fire for unintentionally breaching data through an email of hundreds of Afghans that seeks protection against the Taliban. The exposed Afghans fear that the Taliban, who occupied Afghanistan last August, will retaliate against them since most of them are hiding due to past issues relating to the Afghan government, such as being an...Continue Reading
A Thai luxury hotel chain, Centara Hotels & Resort, has recently published a statement regarding a data breach suspected of being performed by a notorious group of threat actors behind a series of cyberattacks in the past weeks. Through the security team’s investigation, it was verified that the system of the luxury hotel chain had suffered a data breach, and the threat actors were able to access some customers’...Continue Reading
LockBit ransomware has successfully attacked another victim once again, following the confirmation of Accenture, a global consultancy and IT firm that the threat actors recently victimised. The data breach incident was revealed through the firm’s fourth-quarter financial report. The IT consulting firm and its clients have been experiencing cybersecurity attacks such as phishing, data breach, and malware attacks against...Continue Reading
Neiman Marcus, an American luxury department store chain in the ownership of Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) located in Dallas, Texas, has warned millions of their worldwide clients about their online accounts being susceptible to a major data breach. The impacted customers have reached over 4.6 million people, of which they have sent notifications regarding the attack that may have begun by May last year. From the...Continue Reading
Forward Air, a logistic company that offers surface shipping, suffered a data breach from a ransomware attack that resulted in the exposure of its employees’ personal information and granted access to the attackers. The cybercrime group “Hades” was reported as the attacker against Forward Air last December 2020. The logistic company was forced to shut down its network, which disrupted their...Continue Reading
Two mental healthcare providers in America have been exposed to a data breach that has compromised thousands of affected people’s personal health information (PHI). The first one is Horizon House, Inc., a mental healthcare provider located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Last March 5, Horizon House discovered suspicious activity in their IT networks and revealed from the investigation that ransomware has infected their IT systems. The healthcare provider...Continue Reading
The popular videogame streaming platform, Twitch Interactive, was recently hit by a data breach that leaked some of the video game streaming platform’s confidential information in an online chat forum called 4chan. Reports say that an alleged 4chan user had exposed the Twitch data, aiming to damage the video game streaming platform’s business. Additionally, this threat actor claims to have intruded Twitch’s internal...Continue Reading
Debt-IN, an appointed professional debt recovery associate of African Bank, was confirmed to be attacked by cybercriminals last April this year. It was initially reported that there was no found proof of any ransomware attack. However, a successful attack was recently verified, which means that some customers’ personal information has been compromised, including some African...Continue Reading
Researchers have found a data breach consisting of about 5.5 million exposed files, totalling over 1TB of data. The leaked information has affected more than 100,000 Colombian real estate customers. According to the statements reported by the researchers, the leaked information was not encrypted. Therefore it does not require any password or login credentials to be able for anyone...Continue Reading
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