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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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Shamoon malware
New variants of Shamoon disk-wiping malware were recently reported to cyber security experts this week from Italy. Shamoon malware was first spotted in the cyber-attack against Saudi Arabia and other oil companies in 2012 in which it erased data of more than 30,000 belonging to the companies.   In 2016 it was spotted in the...
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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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Domain Factory hacker
One of the largest hosting companies in Germany, DomainFactory, has been penetrated by hackers. The hosting company, which is owned by GoDaddy since 2016, reported that the data breach happened around late April 2019, but the company found out about the incident just last week, May 23rd, after the alleged Hacker began sharing bits of...
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Data breaches
The UK has something of a reputation for its wet climate, and its citizens for constantly talking about the weather. So, it might come as a surprise to find that in the UK the chance of encountering a data breach is higher than that of experiencing a rainy day. A survey by technology services company...
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MyFitnessPal
Another data has surfaced with respect to the Under Armor’s MyFitnessPal application information break. The information rupture that happened in February 2018, has influenced around 3,977,385 Australian clients.   MyFitnessPal lets users monitor their calorie intake and measure it against the amount of exercise they are doing, with a database of more than 2 million...
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Data Breach
Nordstorm’s lead store in Seattle endured a break that uncovered a portion of its representatives’ delicate data. Despite the fact that the organization has not uncovered the quantity of representatives influenced by the break, Nordstorm has started informing its workers as a part of a breach warning protocol.   Nordstorm uncovered that it found the...
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Huge Data Breach Uncovers Industry Secrets
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 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 great...
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