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TikTok reportedly suffers data breach
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TikTok reportedly suffers data breach

However, one researcher inspected some of the files and found it included publicly accessible data which could have been put together without a breach
5 Sep 2022
DoorDash data breach exposes customer details
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DoorDash data breach exposes customer details

The security incident follows a phishing attack that compromised a third-party vendor’s computer network
26 Aug 2022
Block accused of woefully mishandling data breach affecting 8.2 million users
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Block accused of woefully mishandling data breach affecting 8.2 million users

Class-action lawsuit claims the company took too long to inform customers and failed to provide a sufficient explanation for the breach
25 Aug 2022
Plex confirms passwords, emails stolen in “limited” data breach
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Plex confirms passwords, emails stolen in “limited” data breach

The video streaming giant is requiring all users to reset their passwords in case the stolen hashed passwords can be cracked
24 Aug 2022
UK water supplier confirms hack by Cl0p ransomware gang
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UK water supplier confirms hack by Cl0p ransomware gang

The 'sympathetic' ransomware group originally misattributed the victim as Thames Water
16 Aug 2022
Large-scale data breaches are in decline but hacking remains a threat - Flashpoint
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Large-scale data breaches are in decline but hacking remains a threat - Flashpoint

During H1 2022, there have been just three reported incidents that have impacted 100 million or more records
16 Aug 2022
Cisco Talos confirms data breach after ransomware gang 'forces' incident disclosure
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Cisco Talos confirms data breach after ransomware gang 'forces' incident disclosure

The attack has been attributed to an initial access broker linked to LAPSUS$ and the Yanluowang ransomware groups
11 Aug 2022
DoD taps up Torch.AI to strengthen cyber security capabilities
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DoD taps up Torch.AI to strengthen cyber security capabilities

The new threat intelligence system eliminates conventional constraints on data analysis
11 Aug 2022
Twilio account breach result of sophisticated social engineering campaign
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Twilio account breach result of sophisticated social engineering campaign

Employees were subjected to personalised texts that impersonated Twilio's IT department, in a strategic credential harvesting operation
9 Aug 2022
First Choice Community Healthcare hit by data breach
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First Choice Community Healthcare hit by data breach

The Albuquerque-based firm first learned of the breach in March 2022
2 Aug 2022
IT Pro News In Review: Rise in ransomware attacks, UK & South Korea 5G & 6G, IBM data breach report
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IT Pro News In Review: Rise in ransomware attacks, UK & South Korea 5G & 6G, IBM data breach report

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29 Jul 2022
Price hike for consumers as data breach costs rocket to all-time high
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Price hike for consumers as data breach costs rocket to all-time high

Report from IBM Security finds that 60% of organizations have raised product or service prices post-breach
27 Jul 2022
Clinivate notifies customers of data breach
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Clinivate notifies customers of data breach

The hack exposed patients’ protected health information stored in Clinivate's electronic health record archive
26 Jul 2022
T-Mobile to pay $350m to settle class action lawsuit
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T-Mobile to pay $350m to settle class action lawsuit

The news follows a breach that exposed the personal data of over 40 million customers in 2021
26 Jul 2022
Data on 69 million Neopets users stolen and listed for sale on hacker forum
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Data on 69 million Neopets users stolen and listed for sale on hacker forum

Email addresses, passwords, and zip codes are all thought to have been stolen by the hacker
21 Jul 2022
Flipkart’s Cleartrip suffers “massive” data breach
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Flipkart’s Cleartrip suffers “massive” data breach

The Indian online travel company notified customers yesterday of the breach which seems to have taken place between April and May 2022
19 Jul 2022
Chinese authorities summon Alibaba executives over data breach
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Chinese authorities summon Alibaba executives over data breach

An unknown attacker stole the data of over a billion citizens from a police database, in one of the largest breaches recorded in history
15 Jul 2022
Australian university suffers data breach of 47,000 students
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Australian university suffers data breach of 47,000 students

The attacker also launched a smishing attempt while inside the university’s systems
13 Jul 2022
Southwest Health Center hit by data breach
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Southwest Health Center hit by data breach

So far, there have been no reports of foul play or misuse of exposed data
6 Jul 2022
Marriott hit by data breach through social engineering
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Marriott hit by data breach through social engineering

Unknown attackers were reportedly able to exfiltrate 20GB of information from the company
6 Jul 2022
Shanghai's alleged police database breach ‌dubbed the largest‌ ‌in‌ ‌Chinese‌ ‌history
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Shanghai's alleged police database breach ‌dubbed the largest‌ ‌in‌ ‌Chinese‌ ‌history

Perpetrators demand 10 bitcoins worth up to $200,000 in exchange for stolen data
4 Jul 2022
Hackers claim to steal personal data of over a billion people in China
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Hackers claim to steal personal data of over a billion people in China

The attackers have reportedly offered to sell over 23 terabytes of data for 10 bitcoin
4 Jul 2022
FCC commissioner urges Apple and Google to remove TikTok from app stores
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FCC commissioner urges Apple and Google to remove TikTok from app stores

This comes after it emerged that TikTok’s owners in Beijing have repeatedly accessed sensitive data collected from US citizens
29 Jun 2022
Former Uber security chief to face fraud charges over hack coverup
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Former Uber security chief to face fraud charges over hack coverup

This is thought to be the first instance of a corporate information security officer criminally charged with concealing a hack
29 Jun 2022