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data breaches

Rubrik confirms data breach but evades Cl0p ransomware allegations
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ransomware

Rubrik confirms data breach but evades Cl0p ransomware allegations

It admitted some data was stolen through the exploitation of a zero day in a third-party platform, but has declined to comment on rumours of Cl0p's in…
15 Mar 2023
Ring denies ALPHV ransomware attack
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ransomware

Ring denies ALPHV ransomware attack

The ransomware group has claimed to be in possession of stolen Ring data, but provided no evidence
14 Mar 2023
Does LastPass really deserve a last chance?
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information security (InfoSec)

Does LastPass really deserve a last chance?

After several disastrous security incidents and a communications breakdown, it’s time to leave LastPass for pastures new
8 Mar 2023
News Corp admits China-linked hackers breached company for two years
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News Corp admits China-linked hackers breached company for two years

The News Corp breach follows recent news that threat actors had access to GoDaddy systems for three years
27 Feb 2023
Medibank bleeds $26 million in cyber costs following hack
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cyber attacks

Medibank bleeds $26 million in cyber costs following hack

The company believes this figure could rise to $45 million for the 2023 financial year
24 Feb 2023
What is hacktivism?
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hacking

What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to the IT Army of Ukraine, we answer 'what is hacktivism' and guide you through the history of the most compelling corner of the tech i…
20 Feb 2023
GoDaddy’s multi-year security breach a 'damaging blow' to user confidence
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cyber security

GoDaddy’s multi-year security breach a 'damaging blow' to user confidence

An investigation by the domain hosting service found the same threat actor was responsible for multiple breaches
20 Feb 2023
Atlassian breach sparks brief blame game with app provider
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Atlassian breach sparks brief blame game with app provider

Atlassian and a third-party app provider, Envoy, both presented contesting claims over the source of the breach
17 Feb 2023
Hackers hijack Namecheap's email platform to phish its customer base
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Hackers hijack Namecheap's email platform to phish its customer base

Customers received scam emails made to look like notices from delivery firm DHL and crypto wallet MetaMask
13 Feb 2023
Yandex data breach reveals source code littered with racist language
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data breaches

Yandex data breach reveals source code littered with racist language

Yandex source code for a range of key services was leaked to a popular hacker forum last week
30 Jan 2023
Dutch hacker steals data from virtually entire population of Austria
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data breaches

Dutch hacker steals data from virtually entire population of Austria

The data was stolen from a misconfigured cloud database found by the attacker through a search engine
26 Jan 2023
Mailchimp data breach impact unravels as second customer reveals extent of damage
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Mailchimp data breach impact unravels as second customer reveals extent of damage

Mailchimp customers affected by a recent data breach have warned users to “remain vigilant” of heightened security threats
23 Jan 2023
T-Mobile breach leaves customers vulnerable to phishing
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Security

T-Mobile breach leaves customers vulnerable to phishing

T-Mobile confirmed that while customer information was exposed, no financial data or company systems were compromised
20 Jan 2023
FCC plans strict overhaul of 15-year-old US data breach regulations
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Policy & legislation

FCC plans strict overhaul of 15-year-old US data breach regulations

Telcos could no longer be able to use negligence as a defence for data breaches as the FCC also seeks to hasten public notification of breaches
9 Jan 2023
Cost of a data breach report 2022
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Whitepaper

Cost of a data breach report 2022

Discover the factors to help mitigate breach costs
3 Jan 2023
IRS mistakenly publishes 112,000 taxpayer records for the second time
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IRS mistakenly publishes 112,000 taxpayer records for the second time

A contractor is thought to be responsible for the error, with the agency reportedly reviewing its relationship with Accenture
19 Dec 2022
Uber says compromised third-party to blame for data breach
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Uber says compromised third-party to blame for data breach

Vulnerable third-party vendor Teqtivity sparks second major incident for Uber in the space of three months
13 Dec 2022
Telstra blames IT blunder for leak of 130,000 customer records
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Telstra blames IT blunder for leak of 130,000 customer records

Australia’s biggest telco said that the error was due to a mismanagement of databases and not a cyber attack
12 Dec 2022
How to react to a data breach
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Security

How to react to a data breach

Every business should have a data breach response plan, but when building one it can be difficult to know where to start
14 Nov 2022
Dropbox confirms hackers stole 130 code repositories in GitHub phishing campaign
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Dropbox confirms hackers stole 130 code repositories in GitHub phishing campaign

The attackers carried out a phishing attack and gained employee login credentials to CircleCI, which they then used to access GitHub
2 Nov 2022
Australia's Department of Defence becomes latest victim of regional ransomware attacks
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Australia's Department of Defence becomes latest victim of regional ransomware attacks

Military information was not stolen in the breach, which may affect the records of 40,000 defence personnel
31 Oct 2022
See Tickets admits it took nine months to remove malicious code from site
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data breaches

See Tickets admits it took nine months to remove malicious code from site

Any customer who gave their details to the company for nearly three years could be at risk
26 Oct 2022
FTC orders Uber-owned Drizly to improve "lax" data protection approach following 2020 breach
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Policy & legislation

FTC orders Uber-owned Drizly to improve "lax" data protection approach following 2020 breach

The Uber subsidiary has been hit with an FTC complaint, as the agency looks to send a message to the wider industry
25 Oct 2022