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Businesses have been urged to tighten their data protection technologies, policies and procedures after a UK Supreme Court ruling yesterday left the door open for employers to be sued by their staff for insider breaches. The case involved supermarket chain Morrisons, which suffered such a breach in 2014 when former internal auditor Andrew Skelton published...
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Marriott International has today announced that it has suffered a data breach affecting up to 5.2 million people. The hotel chain says it uses an application to help provide services to its guests. Beginning mid-January this year, the login credentials of two employees at a franchised property were used to access guest information on this...
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Hotel chain Marriott International announced today that it has suffered a second data breach. According to an incident notification published on their website, the company spotted unusual activity occurring in an app that guests use to access services during their stay.  An investigation into the activity revealed that the login credentials of two Marriott employees had been...
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Virgin Media could be liable to pay up to £4.5bn in compensation following the company’s data breach, in which the details of 900,000 customers were freely available online for hackers to exploit for 10 months. This has left the victims vulnerable to scams including phishing emails, account takeovers and identity theft, with the resulting compensation...
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A major cruise operator has suffered a data breach as the travel industry battles the storm created by the COVID-19 outbreak. Information from a database belonging to Norwegian Cruise Line was discovered on the dark web by an intelligence team at DynaRisk on March 13.  Data exposed in the incident included clear text passwords and email addresses used to log...
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A Florida company that offers guitar lessons online to millions of students around the world has suffered a data breach. Unauthorized access of TrueFire’s computer system went on for six months before the breach was detected on January 10, 2020.  In a data breach notification letter dated March 9, 2020, and signed by TrueFire Chief Customer Officer...
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An Illinois college is offering nearly free credit monitoring to over 1,700 current and former employees following a recent data breach. Officials at the College of DuPage confirmed on Monday that a cybersecurity incident had taken place recently.  College president Brian Caputo said that personal and tax information belonging to 1,755 staff had been compromised. Data exposed...
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Fraudsters have already made $1.6m from cards stolen via a Magecart supply chain attack on popular e-commerce platform Volusion, and the figure could rise more than 100-fold over the coming months, according to new research. The attack on Volusion’s cloud platform was described by dark web intelligence firm Gemini Advisory as “one of the largest and...
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UK telephone, TV and internet provider Virgin Media has suffered a data breach. Or not, depending on whom you ask. TurgenSec, the company that alerted Virgin Media to the breached information – or, at least, to the inadvertently disclosed database – says that it “included personal information corresponding to approximately 900,000 UK residents.” We’re not...
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A major data breach has occurred at Trident Crypto Fund, resulting in the publication of over a quarter of a million customer usernames and passwords online. According to a report published on March 5, 2020, by Russian media outlet Izvestia, the personal data of 266,000 registered Trident Crypto Fund users was illegally accessed when a database was compromised. ...
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T-Mobile customers in the US are on alert for phishing attacks once again after the company warned that some account information has been compromised. In a note published on Wednesday, the carrier claimed that it recently “identified and quickly shut down” a “sophisticated” attack targeting its email vendor. “Our cybersecurity team recently identified and shut...
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The UK’s data protection watchdog has issued the maximum possible fine to Cathay Pacific in response to a major breach at the Asian airline which resulted in the compromise of millions of customers’ data. The £500,000 penalty from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) comes under the old Data Protection Act 1998, which was superseded by...
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A class-action lawsuit has been filed against gaming company Zynga Inc. over a data breach that exposed the personal information of 173 million users.  The casual-gaming giant, which made its name with Farmville, warned mobile players of Words With Friends and Draw Something to update their passwords after the breach occurred in September 2019.  That month, Pakistani hacker Gnosticplayers claimed...
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An aerospace and industrial manufacturer has become the latest firm to have sensitive internal documents published online by ransomware attackers. Visser Precision, which makes parts for Tesla and SpaceX as well as defense contractors Boeing and Lockheed Martin, was hit by the DoppelPaymer variant, according to security vendor Emsisoft. The hackers have apparently already published...
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Slickwraps, a Kansas company that makes vinyl wraps for phones and other electronics, announced last week that it had suffered a data breach. This was no ordinary data breach. This was a breach that earned the deep scorn of both the hacker – who was twice blocked by Slickwraps for reporting the vulnerability – and...
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Last year’s data breach at the Desjardins Group will cost the co-operative far more than initially anticipated.  Original estimates by the Quebec-based financial institution set the cost of recovering from the breach at $70m. The co-operative has now said that the final breach bill is likely to be $108m.  The data breach was intentionally carried...
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A controversial facial recognition company has just informed its customers of a data breach in which its entire client list was stolen. Clearview AI leapt to fame in January when a New York Times report claimed that the start-up had scraped up to three billion images from social media sites to add to its database....
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UK mapping agency Ordnance Survey has suffered a security breach leading to the compromise of data on 1000 employees, according to reports. The government body is said to have discovered the incursion and immediately remediated the problem back in January. However, while staff and privacy watchdog the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) were informed, it has...
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A popular producer of smartphone skins has suffered a major data breach, compromising the personal details of over 857,000 customers. Slickwraps issued a breach notification to customers last Friday, claiming that data in “some of our non-production databases was mistakenly made public via an exploit,” and then accessed by an unauthorized third party. In fact,...
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The University of Washington School of Medicine is facing a class-action lawsuit over a data breach that impacted 974,000 patients.  Plaintiffs claim UW Medicine failed to “properly secure and safeguard” patients’ personal health information (PHI), resulting in the exposure of data that included patient names, medical record numbers, and other healthcare data. Earlier this month,...
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