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Monday, 21 September 2020

Data Breaches Digest - Week 39 2020

Welcome to this week's Data Breaches Digest, a catalogue of links concerning Data Breaches and Cyber Security that were published on the Internet during the period between 21st September and 27th September 2020.


27th September

Akamai report reveals broad, persistent cyberattacks targeting gamers, companies

Athens Orthopedic pays Office for Civil Rights $1.5M for HIPAA noncompliance after 2016 data hack

Call of Duty Screenshot Suggests Activision May Be Increasing Account Security

China Has the Largest Amount of Exposed Databases in the World

Coronavirus: 'My name was used to steal a government Covid loan'

Covid-19 related attacks dominate threat landscape in GCC

Crime doesn’t pay: “dark overlord“ group Hacker faces five years in jail & $1.5 million fine

Cryptojacking: A Rising Threat to All Internet Users

Email Fraudsters Prefer Online Bookies to Dating Websites

Google removes 17 Android apps doing WAP billing fraud from the Play Store

Google Removes 17 Android Apps That Contain One of the Most Persistent Malware to Prevent WAP Billing Fraud

Hacker Takes Coffee Machine Hostage In Surreal Ransomware Attack

Hawaii: Police report uptick in scams, financial fraud

Highly sensitive information about South Africans from Experian breach now freely available online

How home tech can be companies’ weakest link

iOS 14: The Surprising Security Risk Of Sharing Your New iPhone Home Screen

Locked-up computer systems only part of 'terrifying' ransomware scourge

Microsoft suspends 18 Azure accounts tied to China-based hackers

‘Netwalker’ ransomware attacks pose challenge for businesses, organizations in Canada

Numerous New Phishing Attacks Are Targeting Your Social Media Accounts

Ransomware Attacks Take On New Urgency Ahead of Vote

Russia suspected in crippling US election hack

ShopBack and RedDoorz report data breaches

Small business cybersecurity in a post covid world

The Transformational Role of CISO in the Age of the Internet of Things

This Hacked Coffee Maker Demands Ransom and Demonstrates a Terrifying Implication About the IoT

Threat Intelligence Feeds in the Fight against Insurance-Themed Cyber Attacks

Twitter is improving its security tools to prevent phishing attempts and to make the platform more secure

Twitter warns developers about the chances of their keys and tokens getting hijacked

Tyler Technologies says clients reported suspicious logins after hack

Unsecured Microsoft Bing server exposed search queries

Why Companies Need To Pay Attention To Software Supply Chain Security

Why You Should Stop Saving Photos From iMessage, WhatsApp And Android Messages

26th September

5 reasons to avoid the dark web

Action fraud issue warning about fake penalty email

Amid KuCoin’s $150M Hack, Crypto Is Not Yet Ready For Fully Decentralized Systems

Can regional firms afford cybersecurity breaches amid virus concerns?

Central Hudson warns of increased scam activity

Customers' bank details stolen as hackers target Staffordshire firm

Cyber-Attacks: How You Can Prevent Your Mobile Apps and Devices?

Cyber attacks, hacks and legal threats: Academy data breaches revealed

Cyber criminals are targeting sites like Netflix and Zoom to harvest users’ personal information and hack their accounts

Data breach compromises personal info. of veterans

HMRC and CPS scams: Police warning as scams steal thousands from people's bank accounts

How can an Email Checker strengthen Cybersecurity?

How Covid-19 has worsened corporate cybersecurity woes

Huge Surge in Cryptocurrency Scams Exposed

Instagram bug: one image file needed to trigger spying on app users

Microsoft Shutters Azure Apps Used by China-Linked Hackers

Microsoft suspends 18 Azure accounts tied to China-based hackers

No, Apple is not running an iPhone 12 trial - it's a phishing scam

Singapore's data privacy watchdog investigating customer data breach at ShopBack

The High Cost of Poor Cyber Security in the UK

This text from Apple promising a free iPhone is a scam – don’t fall for it

ThunderX ransomware silenced with release of a free decryptor

Twitter beefs up security for internal tools from potential misuse

Twitter makes new plans for vulnerabilities

U.S. Provider of Software Services Hit By Ransomware Attack

Vicious Phishing Scam Targets Dominican University Accounts

Windows XP source code leak sheds light on Microsoft’s OS history

25th September

8 most secure web browsers

12 health system malware, ransomware and phishing incidents this month

Airbnb worldwide data breach allowing users to access other users inboxes

Baltimore ransomware attack was early attempt at data extortion

Booming Montana housing market attracting scammers of unemployment claims

Christ Hospital: Personal information of patients compromised in ransomware attack

COVID-19 and its impact on cyber security vulnerabilities

Cyber Attacks on Industry Climb, Government Drop in Q2, Report Says

Database sprawl

Delhi Police issues warning: These are the calls, messages you need to be careful about

Delivering Security to Distributed and Remote Operations During a Pandemic

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) watchdog weighs in on 2019 biometrics leak

Evolving threat landscape top priority for security and risk leaders

Following Millcreek Cyber Attack, Here's How to Protect Yourself From Ransomware

Foreign hackers cripple Texas county’s email system - raising election security concerns

Georgia Southern warns students about potential payment scam

Government software provider Tyler Technologies hit by ransomware attack

Hack of Texas vendor forces delay in Bangor court’s online records expansion

Hacked software provider acknowledges ransomware attack

Hackers are targeting gamers for their rare in-game skins and weapons – here's how to protect yourself

Hawaiʻi Police Department (HPD) Warns of Cyber Scam Uptick During COVID

IoT Devices may Become the Next Target for WannaCry Ransomware

Lawmakers introduce legislation to boost cybersecurity of local governments, small businesses

Legal action underway over University of Cumbria data breach

Letting agent expelled from redress scheme following phishing attempt

Martin County website data hacked; investigation launched as county downplays threat from breach

Microsoft Downed 18 Azure Cloud applications Used By low-Budget Chinese Gadolinium Hacking Group

Microsoft Kills 18 Azure Accounts Tied to Nation-State Attacks

Millcreek Township Confirms Computer System Hacked; Erie News Now Uncovers Township Hit by Ransomware Attack

Mount Locker Ransomware Demanding Ransom Payments in the Millions

National Australia Bank will pay you to break its systems

Navigating the Asia-Pacific Threat Landscape

Neutralizing ransomware: The medicine you need to better protect your business

Over £207 million has been lost to scams in 2020 - here’s what to look out for

Over half of UK firms hit with phishing attacks, over a third suffered ransomware during pandemic

Penn State shares tips for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Potential personal data breach of about 900 people after Scouts Victoria hacked

Premera Blue Cross to Pay $6.8M to Settle Data Breach

Property agent expelled from the Property Redress Scheme for sending phishing emails

Ransomware attack results in death at German hospital

Ransomware reality check: All IT departments need a security plan, starting with a strong data backup policy

Risk experts expect cyber attacks to rise following COVID-19 crisis

Russian Pleads Not Guilty in Foiled Tesla Ransomware Plot

Scouts Victoria data breach potentially nets 900 people's personal details

ShopBack encourages its users to reset their passwords now

Shopify reports data breach by ‘rogue members’ of staff

Software provider to US governments, schools hacked with ransomware

Tesla Ransomware Plot: Russian Man Pleads Not Guilty to Foiled Attack

The High Cost of Reporting a Non-Reportable Data Breach

The Windows XP source code was allegedly leaked online

Top Healthcare Cybersecurity Resources from NIST, HHS, OCR, HSCC

Town Sports International Data Breach Exposed Personal Information of 600,000 Members

Twitter Distributes Phishing-Resistant Security Keys to Employees to Prevent Another High-Profile Attack

Washington being targeted by phishing campaign, state officials say

What one company’s deal with the feds tells us about the long tail of data breaches

Why Enterprises Struggle to Thwart Phishing Attacks

Working from home leaves business owners exposed to data breach claims

Xavier Catholic Schools donors had personal information stolen in worldwide data breach of Blackbaud

24th September

3 Out of 10 Workers Clicked a Phishing Link in the Past Year

10 Things You Need In An Email Security Service

A software provider to U.S. counties says it was hacked

Attacks Against Oil and Gas Industry on the Rise

Australians are caring more about data privacy but don’t know how to protect themselves

Big Game Hunting: Why Tyler Technologies, Cognizant, Conduent And DXC Technology Were Hit With Ransomware

Bitcoin ransomware operators release stolen data of US residents

Blackbaud Ransomware Breach Victims, Lawsuits Pile Up

Boring Cybersecurity Awareness Training Does No Good

Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) next generation is here

Build security by expanding cyber awareness

Canada: Police launch cybercrime awareness campaign

CISOs believe cyberwarfare is coming

Credential stuffing is just the tip of the iceberg

Cyber criminals stole over £4m from older people in the UK last year, Age UK reveals

Cyberattacks are fast becoming a physical threat

Cybercrime: Staying real in a world of everything remote

Cybercriminals Strike Schools Amid Pandemic

Cybersecurity: Your supply chain is now your weakest link

Cybersecurity Tips for People Working from Home

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) discloses data breach of US agency but doesn’t name which was hacked

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Report Blames Poor Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Security Practices for 2019 Biometric Data Breach

Do Fake Phishing Emails Really Teach People to Recognize Scam Messages?

Fallout From The Ransomware Attack At Illinois Valley Community College Is Still Far From Over

Fitness chain giant Town Sports exposed the personal data of 600K members

Fort Worth school district pays $337K for cybersecurity services after malware attack

Fraudsters 'caught me in a spider's web'

Georgia Orthopedic Practice In $1.5M HIPAA Settlement

High volumes of attacks keep targeting video game companies and players

How Not to Fall Victim of Common Phishing Attacks

How to combat phishing and malware with training

How to Establish Effective Disaster Recovery Plans and Prevent Failures

How to Stop Phishing Attacks

How Twitter Is Enhancing Security In The Wake Of Bitcoin Phishing Hack

Importance of Cybersecurity Protocol

Inspector General (IG) finds data security practices lacking at Customs and Border Protection before big hack

iPhone 12 scam pretends to be Apple “chatbot” – don’t fall for it!

Is Visiting Adult Websites Bad for Your Security in 2020

Lessons to Learn From Shopify Data Breach

Luxottica gets blindsided by ransomware attack

Major eyewear conglomerate gets blindsided by ransomware

Metro Health joins collaborative effort to combat pandemic-era increase in cyberattacks

Millions Exposed in #COVID19 Surveillance Platform Snafu

Most UK Firms Admit #COVID19 Cloud Security Threat

MultiCare donors, patients among victims in international ransomware attack

New 'Alien' malware can steal passwords from 226 Android apps

Newcastle University faces potential legal action over data breach following cyber attacks

No Data Stolen in Cyberattack on Alabama County, Officials Say

Officials: Washington being targeted by phishing campaign

Personal donor, patient information compromised after Christ Hospital data breach

Phishers are targeting employees with fake GDPR compliance reminders

Phishing attacks are targeting your social network accounts

Phishing is the number one cyber threat during the COVID-19 pandemic

Phishing scam targets Amazon and Netflix customers

Pix payment system is already used in phishing scams

Police Tells Court They’ve Recovered Files Lost in 2019 Cyber Attack

Polish police shut down hacker super-group involved in bomb threats, ransomware, SIM swapping

Public-sector software provider reportedly hit with ransomware

Race Relations, Phishing, and the War Against Disinformation

Ransomware is big business—and you can’t afford to play the game!

Ransomware threats are real. How are you reducing your risk?

Ray‑Ban parent company reportedly suffers major ransomware attack

Ray-Ban's parent company suffers ransomware attack

Received a fishy message? Here’s how to respond

Remote Working: Progress And Perils

Royal Ripper: Multi-Stage Phishing Attack Adapts to Victim Input

Russian pleads not guilty in foiled Tesla ransomware plot

Russian-speaking OldGremlin ransomware group targets Russian organisations

Security awareness training key to changing security culture

Simon Fraser University suffered ransomware attack last spring

Smishing: the New Phishing

Software vendor Tyler Technologies tells U.S. local government clients it was hacked

The pandemic has made investments in cybersecurity even more essential

To Pay or Not to Pay? Evolving Legal Considerations With Ransomware

Top five ways backup can protect against ransomware

Top Ten: Ways to Secure Remote Workers

Tribune Publishing staff enraged after phishing test promises $10k bonuses

Tribune workers got an email dangling a bonus — but it was a hoax from their employer

Trojan malware Alien steals credentials from Android apps

Two arrested over large-scale SMS phishing scam

UAE, Israeli cyber chiefs discuss joining forces to combat common threats

What to Take Away from Iran’s Global Malware Campaign

What’s it really like to negotiate with ransomware gangs?

Widespread data breach affects millions who donated to charity

23rd September

4 Phishing Attacks Making Waves Targeting VPNs and Brokers

5 most common phishing attacks and how not to fall victim

43% of Australian and New Zealand organisations say security has taken a back seat in shift to remote working, despite increasing threats

A fifth of UK workforce received a Covid-19-themed phishing email

A New Ransomware Group Is Calling Hackers to Join the “DarkSide”

Activision: Call of Duty Player Accounts Were Not hacked

AgeLocker ransomware targets QNAP NAS devices, steals data

Almost half of data breach victims experience fraud

APT groups actively target Linux-based workstations and servers

Australia: Warning over new scam impersonating COVID contact tracers

Babylon to face ‘no further action’ for data breach of GP at Hand

Bit-and-piece DDoS attacks increased 570% in Q2 2020

Border agency did 'not adequately safeguard' facial recognition data, watchdog finds

CISA: Detections of LokiBot Info-Stealer Are Soaring

Covid: Health bosses 'did not discuss data breach with minister'

Cyber security is about public safety too

Cyberwarfare predicted to damage the economy in the coming year

Data breach at New York Sports Clubs owner exposed customer data

Egypt’s new data protection law and what it means for business

Email fraudsters prefer online bookmakers to dating sites

Foreign Hackers Cripple Texas County’s Email System, Raising Election Security Concerns

Government Services Firm Tyler Technologies Hit in Apparent Ransomware Attack

Growth in 5G and IoT presents new 'physical' cyber threats

Hacker Breached 540,000 Referees, League Officials, and School Representatives for Ransom and Won

Hackers steal personal information from some The Christ Hospital donors

Higher Education Institutions and Nonprofit Organizations Face Potential Wave of Lawsuits Over Blackbaud Data Breach

How cyberattackers tried to execute a $15-million ransomware attack

How to Avoid Malware on TikTok and Instagram

How to combat cyber threats amid the shift to remote working

How to keep your business safe from cybercrime

How to Protect Your Company from Ransomware Attacks

Is Your Ransomware Incident Response Plan Future-Proof?

Just one click – that’s all it takes to let in cyber crime

Lessons from the ransomware death: Prioritize cyber emergency preparedness

Mozilla shuts down Firefox Send and Firefox Notes

New ransomware actor OldGremlin uses custom malware to hit top orgs

No Misuse Of Information After Concord Data Breach

Number of phishing sites in Taiwan skyrockets

OldGremlin Ransomware Group Bedevils Russian Orgs

Over one in five UK employees received Covid-19 phishing emails

Phishing Is The Number One Cyber Threat During The Pandemic

Phishing scams spike as more people rely on digital services

Ransomware Attack at German Hospital Responsible for First Documented Death

Ransomware gang targets Russian businesses in rare coordinated attacks

Ransomware recovery steps important for 'constant battle'

Ray-Ban parent company confirms ransomware attack

Ray-Ban Parent Luxottica Hit With Ransomware Attack, Company Says No Data Stolen

Russian Cyber Gang Linked to Hospital Hack That Resulted in Woman's Death

Security alert: 100 million search engine records revealed online

Shopify announces data breach after two employees stole customer data

Shopify discloses security incident caused by two rogue employees

Shopify yet to inform federal privacy commissioner of data breach involving ‘rogue’ employees

SMishing Attacks Masquerading as USPS and FedEx

Software provider to state and local governments hacked

Spike in scams involving Netflix, SingPost and StarHub as more depend on digital services amid Covid-19

Tennessee healthcare data breach impacts 235,000 patients

The five biggest threat trends in the first half of 2020

The rapid shift to work from home raises serious security concerns

The Roots and Future of Ransomware

The war on ransomware is real

Tribune employees outraged after brass sends tone-deaf ‘phishing test’

Tribune Publishing Dangles Fake Raises to Employees in Phishing Scam Test

Tribune Publishing Out-Evils Itself With Phishing Email Promising Bonuses

U.S. fitness chains suffer data breach affecting 600K customers

US Voting Systems 'Being Targeted' as Presidential Election Nears

What to Expect When You’re Expecting...To Be Hacked

Your best defense against ransomware: Find the early warning signs

22nd September

3 Things to Consider While Implementing Multi-Factor Authentication

5 Most Common Phishing Attacks And How Not To Fall Victim

8 Important Features You Need In An Endpoint Security Tool

9 top anti-phishing tools and services

16-24 year olds most likely to be scammed online

71% of CISOs Believe Cyber-warfare is a Threat to Their Organization

85 percent of CISOs admit sacrificing security to enable remote working

100K+ List of Disposable Email Domains Under Security Analysis

Activision dismisses claims of data breach compromising 500k Call of Duty (COD) accounts

Activision shoots down data breach claims

As U.S. Schools Juggle Re-opening, New Report by EfficientIP Shows the Education Sector is Least Secure Against Cyberattacks

Attackers Target Small Manufacturing Firms

Being Cyber Resilient Is Critical for the Maritime Industry

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth, Inc. Provides Notice of a Data Breach

'BlueLeaks' data breach involved 38 Canadian police forces

Businesses are accused of failing to protect our data from cyber crooks as new figures reveal half the victims of data breaches get targeted by fraudsters

China-linked lending apps on government’s radar amid potential data breach threat

Commonwealth Warns About Emails Impersonating Workforce Development Staff

Continuously Validate Security to Maximize the Value of Your Investments

Covid Coupon Scam: Watch Out For Fake Deals

COVID-19 Surveillance Tool Apparently Used in Uttar Pradesh Exposed Data of Over 80 Lakh People

Cryptocurrency Tracer Could Give Cops an Edge on Cybercrime

Cyber attacks in India tripled in 2 months - here's why

Cyber insurer's security scans reduced ransomware claims by 65%

Cyberattack on German hospital kills patient, experts suggest extortion racket

Cybercrime Review: Hackers Cash in on COVID-19

Cybercriminals Strike Schools Amid Pandemic

Cybersecurity: This is how much top hackers are earning from bug bounties

Cybersecurity hygiene key to keeping cyber threats at bay, say experts

Cybersecurity in Power: Macroeconomic Trends

Data Breach at Long Island Hospital

Data breaches intensify cyber security threats in New Zealand

Data Protection During and After the Pandemic: Consolidate, Update and Innovate

Data subject insurance claims are 'sting in the tail' for corporate cyber breach victims

Digital payment companies haul up Trai, telcos for failing to curb fraud calls/SMSes

Digital skimming: the lucrative cybercrime

Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. Agrees to Pay $650,000 to Settle 2019 Data Breach Lawsuit Brought by the New York Attorney General’s Office

Dunkin’ Donuts Will Pay Over Half a Million Dollar Fine After Data Breach Lawsuit

e-SIM scam arrests put cops on alert

Encryption Requirements Driven by Data State

Fake penalty charge scam: What to do if you get an email

Fatal Hospital Hack Linked to Russia

Firefox flaw let hackers hijack Android browser over Wi-Fi

Forbid paying criminals to end ransomware, says cybersecurity vendor

From the ground up: the foundations of strong data protection

Google Chrome Bugs Open Browsers to Attack

Got a Text Message About a Delivery? It Could be a Scam

Hackers are getting better in spear phishing ‘Work From Home’ employees

Hackers Exploit Known Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Cybersecurity Weaknesses In Massive Data Breach

Healthcare lags behind in critical vulnerability management, banks hold their ground

Home Is Where the Hack Is

How do you securely provide access to your data for the people who ought to access it?

How not to fall victim of five most common phishing attacks

How Well Are Enterprises Handling Web Application Security?

Huge cyberattack puts thousands of Call of Duty (COD) player accounts at risk - here's what you need to know

Increased contactless spending could be linked to higher fraud and payment disputes, warns global risk expert

Indian government websites on Chinese hackers' radar trigger security concerns

International students are being conned into faking their own abduction. Here's why

Just 13% of SMEs Have Cyber Insurance

Keep your business safe from cybercrime

Legal action under way over potential Cumbria University data breach

Legal action under way over University of Cumbria data breach

Major data breach! Over 5 lakh Call of Duty (COD) Mobile accounts hacked? Activision denies compromise

Microsoft Defender unifies threat protection across Microsoft 365 and Azure

MultiCare warning patients of data breach impacting roughly 300,000 people

Nearly half of people whose data was stolen by hackers ‘experienced fraud’

Netflix, SingPost, StarHub phishing scams spike as more rely on digital services amid Covid-19

New Research Reveals Companies Are Losing the Web Application Security War

New tool helps companies assess why employees click on phishing emails

Newhall Schools Expected to Resume Virtual Lessons After Ransomware Attack

One COVID cyber threat you may not have considered

Parent company to Mercy Health and St. Joe’s systems sends data breach letter to clients

Phishing Attacks Are Scarily Easy to Build

Phishing in a Pandemic: 1 in 4 Americans Received a COVID-19 Related Phishing Email

Phishing Page Targets AT&T’s Employee Multi-Factor Authentication

Profile of a $15m ransomware attack

Ransomware attack by hackers on a German hospital ends in tragedy

Ransomware attack foiled, but details of 540,000 sports referees still stolen by hackers

Ransomware Demands Surge During Pandemic

Ransomware Evolves, Security Tries to Keep Pace

Ransomwiz from Nyotron Lets Cyber Pros Build Safe Ransomware Attacks

Ray-Ban parent company reportedly suffers ransomware attack

Saxo Japan Ordered to Bolster Controls After Data Breach

Sec firm claims only way to stop ransomware is to ban ransom payments

Securing Enterprise Communications Across Email, Messaging And File Sharing Applications

Securing privileged access can reduce the risk of data breach

Security teams struggle with ransomware, cloud services

Senators Probe Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) After Data Breach Affecting 46K Veterans, 17K Providers

SMBs in SEA region threatened by vastly increasing rates of cryptomining

Spike in cloud attacks shows businesses are not prepared to work from home

The 2020 Outbound Email Data Breach Report Finds Growing Email Volumes and Stressed Employees are Causing Rising Breach Risk

The massive data breach from Microsoft’s Bing mobile app has made more than 100 MILLION records available online

The Most Vulnerable Ransomware Targets Are the Institutions We Rely On Most

The Sixth Form Bolton: Hackers 'steal data' in ransomware attack

Thousands of Call of Duty (COD) Player Accounts at Risk Due to a Major Data Breach

Top Australian tenancy blacklist firm under investigation by information commissioner

Top Barriers to IT Security for SMBs

Trump officials hint at update for US maritime cybersecurity

US cyber attack: Data of more than 500,000 referees STOLEN in botched ransomware hack

US Tugboat cyber-attack

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) notifies patrons of data breach

WastedLocker explained: How this targeted ransomware extorts millions from victims

What's it really like to negotiate with ransomware gangs?

Why Corporate Boards Must Pay Attention To Digital Risk

Why passwords give businesses sleepless nights

Will US Indictments of Iranian Hackers Be a Deterrent?

Would you ransomware test your IT infrastructure?

21st September

5 Chinese hackers face cryptojacking, wire fraud charges in US

5 simple steps to bring cyber threat intelligence sharing to your organization

A look at the top threats inside malicious emails

A Patient Dies After Ransomware Attack Paralyzes German Hospital Systems

Activision Accounts Hacked? 500,000 Call Of Duty Players Could Be Affected

Activision security leak: 500k Call of Duty player accounts compromised

Adapting Security Strategies For A Remote Workforce

Android Malware Bypasses 2FA And Targets Telegram, Gmail Passwords

Anglicare Sydney says 17GB data transmitted to 'remote location' after attack

Anglicare Sydney says 17GB of data exfiltrated during ransomware attack

Best free malware removal tools 2020: Clean your hard drive with these services

Child Identity Theft Revealed in Denied COVID-19 Benefits Case - Steps to Fight by Identity Theft Resource Center and SAS

Code execution, defense evasion are top tactics used in critical attacks against corporate endpoints

Combating U.S. Election Cyberthreats

Coronavirus fears give web crooks a dangerous edge

COVID-19 Leads to Greater Consumer Awareness of Data Security

Cyber-Criminals Spoof Texas Government

Cyberattack on Ontario’s Nurses College May Have Compromised the Personal Information of Nearly 190,000 Individuals

Cybercriminals moved quickly to capitalize on the COVID-19 outbreak using malicious emails

‘Dark Overlord’ hacker pleads guilty, sentenced to 5 years for extortion threats

Data leak hits 20k Tasmania uni students

Data Security for Owners and Contractors: Protect Construction Investments From Catastrophic Loss

DDoS attacks are on the rise in India, says cyber security firm Radware

Details of 540,000 sports referees taken in failed ransomware attack

Employee Burnout is Putting Your Organization’s Security at Riskk

Enterprise Phishing Attacks Are on the Rise. Are Your Employees Security Threats?

Equinix Fends Off Netwalker Ransomware, But the Ongoing Threat Is Real

Experian data breach has not been contained, despite claims to the contrary

Fileless Malware Tops Critical Endpoint Threats for 1H 2020

First ransomware-related death reported in Germany

Five most common phishing attacks and how not to fall victim

Focus on Fixing, Not Just Finding, Vulnerabilities

German investigators treating ransomware attack as negligent homicide, reports say

Google tool accidentally makes bypassing phishing filters a breeze

Hacker group developed Android malware to steal 2FA codes

Heard about the 'waiting package' phishing scam?

How to secure K-12 remote learning in the midst of a pandemic

Huge Increase in Data Loss Incidents at The Home Office

Identity in the empty office: what’s next for the hybrid workforce?

Identity theft on the rise: Canadians uncertain about the warning signs and left unprotected

Improving IT security by deception

Iranian hackers now have ability to beat encrypted apps, researchers say

Ireland: Data Protection Commission accused of failing to act on ‘largest data breach ever’

Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) claims Data Protection Commission failed to act on ‘data breach’

It’s unlock time for fake escort websites in India

Kaspersky finds red tape biggest barrier against cybersecurity initiatives

Legal misinterpretation to blame for delay in reporting Kentucky unemployment breach

Major Activision hack reportedly compromises over 500k Call of Duty (CoD) accounts

Maze suspected in German ransomware attack that caused woman's death

Microsoft secures backend server that leaked Bing data

Minnesota Suffers Second-Largest Data Breach

Montefiore employee terminated after data breach affected up to 4,000 patient records

Mozilla fixes flaw that let attackers hijack Firefox for Android via Wi‑Fi

Network Security Post-Pandemic: Key Measures to Secure Internet Network for Your Business

Newhall School District to resume distance learning after ransomware attack

No personal information released following ransomware attack, says Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen (RDOS)

Organized Crime Has Discovered Cyberattacks - and Business Is Booming

Pandemic highlights need for cybersecurity

Patient Breach Victims File Lawsuits Against Assured Imaging, BJC Health

Phishing awareness training wears off after a few months

PKI: The ‘key’ to secure data authentication and encryption

Ransomware attack hits Laser developer firm, IPG Photonics

Ransomware attacks growing in number, severity: Why experts believe it will get worse

Ransomware authors are joining forces

Ransomware is evolving, but the key to preventing attacks remains the same

Ransomware op leaks 48,000 documents stolen from New Jersey hospital

Ransomwiz lets you test your security with simulated ransomware

Ray-Ban owner Luxottica reportedly hit with cyberattack

Rise in outbound email drives increase in data breaches

SMEs are going digital, but what about cybersecurity? Here's all you need to know

Shop online safely with a virtual credit card

Simon Fraser University (SFU) ransomware attack exposed data from 250,000 accounts, documents show

Staying ahead of a cyberattack threat

Staying strong against evolving ransomware

Stolen Netflix logins being sold for just £8 on the Dark Web while bank details fetch £350

Strava app shows your info to nearby users unless this setting is disabled

Study says 32 million Americans (14%) have been victims of new account fraud in only four months

"Suspicious activity" detected on over 48,000 Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) accounts following data breach

Takeaways from Zerologon: The Latest Domain Controller Attack

Taxes and Finance: IRS announces common tax scams

Texas businesses targeted in Department of State Health RFQ phishing

The Best Defense is Good Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)

The data centre has moved out of its 4 walls

The new security perimeter is in the cloud

The Phish Scale: NIST-Developed Method Helps IT Staff See Why Users Click on Fraudulent Emails

The ransomware attack happened on your watch. Why shouldn’t I fire you?

The Real Cost of a Data Breach for Your Brand (and How to Best Protect Yourself)

This is how you can protect yourself from cyberattacks through video game applications

Top ten phishing tricks that companies are using to test their employees’ cybersecurity smarts

Two-Factor Authentication: How Safe Is The Extra Security Layer?

UK Home Office Data Loss Incidents Surge by 120%

UK National Cyber Security Centre Warns of Surge in Ransomware Attacks Targeting Education Institutions

University of Tasmania IT bungle leads to mass student data breach

Unsecured Microsoft Bing Server Leaks Search Queries, Location Data

Why IT Departments Need to Consider Deepfakes

Woman dies following Dusseldorf hospital ransomware attack

Your data isn’t safe until your crypto keys are safe

“Zerologon” Continues to Reverberate, as Government Scrambles to Patch