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Networking cables viewed through a magnifying lens reveal a data breach.

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Congressional health insurance service hit by data breach

Personally identifiable information relating to members of Congress and their staff may have been exposed in a data breach incident.

Networking cables viewed through a magnifying lens reveal a data breach.

PayPal sued for negligence in data breach that affected 35,000 users

Alleged data breach victims have sued PayPal in federal court for failing to safeguard their personal data, and are asking for class-action certification.

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Unpatched old vulnerabilities continue to be exploited: Report

The top five exploited vulnerabilities in 2022 include several high-severity flaws in Microsoft Exchange, Zoho ManageEngine products, and virtual private network solutions from Fortinet, Citrix and Pulse Secure.

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Best and worst data breach responses highlight the do's and don'ts of IR

There are right ways and wrong ways to deal with a cyberattack. Here’s a look back at some of the most egregious and laudable responses by security teams in recent memory.

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Timeline of the latest LastPass data breaches

Attackers apparently used data taken in an August attack on the password management firm to enable another attack in November.

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Hacked home computer of engineer led to second LastPass data breach

LastPass reports that the same threat actor who breached its systems in August used exfiltrated data to target the home computer of an engineer and launch a second successful cyberattack.

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Cyberattacks hit data centers to steal information from global companies

A malicious campaign against data centers stole the access credentials of some of the world's biggest companies — including Amazon, Apple, Goldman Sachs, and Microsoft — according to reports.

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DNA Diagnostic Center fined $400,000 for 2021 data breach

The DNA testing lab said it was not even aware that the legacy databases existed in its systems at the time of the breach.


Pepsi Bottling Ventures suffers data breach

The stolen information includes personal information of employees, including financial account information, state and federal government-issued ID numbers, driver’s license numbers, ID cards, social security numbers, and digital...


T-Mobile suffers 8th data breach in less than 5 years

Customer data such as customer name, billing address, email, phone number, date of birth, T-Mobile account number and information such as the number of lines on the account and plan features were exposed in the breach.

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Data leak exposes information of 10,000 French social security beneficiaries

More than 10,000 recipients of the French social security agency CAF saw their data exposed for nearly a year and a half, after a file containing personal information was sent to a service provider responsible for training the...

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14 UK schools suffer cyberattack, highly confidential documents leaked

Documents reportedly including passport scans, staff pay scales, and contract details stolen by cybercrime group Vice Society, which has targeted education in multiple countries.


Twitter's mushrooming data breach crisis could prove costly

An apparent data breach potentially impacting hundreds of millions of users could damage Twitter's finances and operations. EU regulators pose the biggest threat to the Elon Musk-owned company.

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Attackers use stolen banking data as phishing lure to deploy BitRAT

Data from an older breach lends credibility to this newer sophisticated attack that delivers a highly obfuscated payload.

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500 million WhatsApp mobile numbers up for sale on the dark web

The seller claims to have data of users from over 84 countries, including US, UK, India, Egypt, Mexico and Russia.

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Medibank hackers revealed to be in Russia

The data breach, impacting 9.7 million current and former customers of the private health insurer, has been associated with individuals living in Russia and the Australian Federal Police said it knows who they are.

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The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

Data breaches affecting millions of users are far too common. Here are some of the biggest, baddest breaches in recent memory.

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Iran’s nuclear energy agency confirms email server hacked

Iranian hacking group Black Reward has claimed responsibility for a breach at the email server of the country's Bushehr nuclear power plant, in support of nationwide protests over the death of a young woman in police custody.

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