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Data breach DailyQuiz 8.3 million plaintext passwords leak

Data breach of DailyQuiz comprises 8.3 million plaintext passwords

Cybercriminals are highly motivated in targeting database that contains a large amount of personal data. A company database is a gold mine that allows attackers to make a huge profit and is sometimes used for operative and personal data hostage. Hacker successfully stole a total of 8.3 million of DailyQuiz user accounts.   DailyQuiz is...
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Accellion data breach Clop ransomware malware File Transfer Appliance

The average ransomware payment increases due to the Accellion data breach

Clop ransomware group attacked Accellion, one of the companies that offer File Transfer Appliance. Typically, transferring files happens via email. However, emails have limitations, particularly when it comes to large attachments and sensitive data. Some companies are now using File Transfer Appliance (FTA) installed on a private cloud, on-premises, or hosted to securely manage and...
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World’s top 100 brands values at 223 billion dollars are at stake if a data breach occurs

A company’s sensitive information is stored on either local machine, cloud servers, and enterprise databases. A data breach can be defined as viewing an individual’s personal medical file without authorization or sharing a sensitive document without permission. When a company accidentally exposes data, it might be due to unintentional disclosure of data inside the job...
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Imobiliare Romania Real Estate Data Breach vulnerability misconfiguration

Imobiliare, Romania’s largest Real Estate company suffers Data Breach

Every day, companies faced security challenges in maintaining their data secured from cyber-attacks. A data breach results from successful cyber-attacks that permit cyber criminals to access a company’s sensitive data. The exploitation of the data can happen anytime to any organization. However, cyber-attack is not the only cause of why data breaches are happening worldwide....
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Massive Credit Card Leak Dark Web Data Breach

Data breach trader selling records leaked from 26 companies: Includes the Massive Credit Card Leak in India, 100 Credit and Debit Cardholders are affected

During our threat intelligence hunt, we stumble upon different contents, especially those of the Dark Web. There are numerous surprises because no one can really tell which of the breaches are critical and impacting until you know what is inside. One perfect example is a data breach broker within a notorious forum posted his collection...
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Enterprises using older Software equates to more Money Loss in the event of a Data Breach

Statistics from Kaspersky says that a higher loss rate of 47% in financial aspect is evident compared to those using the new ones in case a data breach happens, this is according to their research. An almost 50% higher loss rate is already a big blow than more sophisticated systems that got breached. Therefore, we...
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Animal Jam Data Breach

Gaining popularity since 2010, Animal Jam has recently reported a compromised exposure about its 45 million accounts that have been auctioned on the dark web. Its creator, WildWorks, confirmed the breach and already investigating the extent of the data loss.  Animal Jam has been developed targeting kids aged from 4 – 11 years old, offering...
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Vastaamo healthcare ransomware attack malware data breach

Hackers used Data Breach for blackmail of Vastaamo Healthcare firm

A previous hacking incident involving a Finnish healthcare firm, Vastaamo, just became the highlight of another, more sinister ransom campaign in which analysts consider the evilest concept to ever come out of the cybercrime drawing board. It comes as a shock, even for other hacking groups, evaluating how they used all aspects of their attack...
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Chowbus food delivery startup suffers massive data breach

Chowbus, an Asian food delivery startup owned by Fantuan Group, Inc., just suffered a massive data breach a couple of days ago. They have verified the intrusion and the amount of sensitive data that was compromised during the said breach. The initial assessment of the breach does not show the exact nature of the intrusion....
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Roper St. Francis Hospital Data Breach

The latest victim of another data breach in the health industry is Roper St. Francis Hospital (RSFH), South Carolina, US, here they had disclosed that up to 6,000 patients’ medical records and other private information were compromised. One of the most valuable data being sold in the black market and the dark web are medical...
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