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Acer confirms breach after cyber attack on Indian servers
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Acer confirms breach after cyber attack on Indian servers

The attackers claim the data belongs to several million customers
14 Oct 2021
BrewDog app flaw exposed data on 200,000 shareholders and customers, researchers claim
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BrewDog app flaw exposed data on 200,000 shareholders and customers, researchers claim

Researchers at Pen Test Partners say API token exploit could have allowed hackers to access personal information and account details
8 Oct 2021
SolarWinds hackers stole US sanctions policy data, Microsoft confirms
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SolarWinds hackers stole US sanctions policy data, Microsoft confirms

Unconfirmed reports also suggest data on threat hunting techniques, assessments of Russian threat actors, and source codes were also accessed
8 Oct 2021
Justice Department unveils civil cyber fraud initiative to battle online crime
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Justice Department unveils civil cyber fraud initiative to battle online crime

New proposal will respond to cyber security breaches and cryptocurrency use in undertaking cyber fraud
7 Oct 2021
Twitch confirms data breach after server configuration error
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Twitch confirms data breach after server configuration error

The popular streaming service says there's no indication that login information has been exposed
7 Oct 2021
Identity Automation launches credential breach monitoring service
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Identity Automation launches credential breach monitoring service

New monitoring solution adds to the firm’s flagship RapidIdentity platform
5 Oct 2021
Neiman Marcus data breach hits 4.6 million customers
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Neiman Marcus data breach hits 4.6 million customers

The breach took place last year, but details have only now come to light
4 Oct 2021
Coinbase notifies 6,000 customers of data breach
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Coinbase notifies 6,000 customers of data breach

Hackers exploited a 2FA flaw to steal hundreds of thousands in cryptocurrency
4 Oct 2021
What is hacktivism?
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What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
1 Oct 2021
SolarWinds hackers are targeting Microsoft AD servers
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Server & storage

SolarWinds hackers are targeting Microsoft AD servers

The “passive and highly targeted" FoggyWeb backdoor has been around since at least April 2021
29 Sep 2021
MoD data breach ‘put lives of Afghan interpreters at risk’
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MoD data breach ‘put lives of Afghan interpreters at risk’

The blunder exposed the email addresses of 250 interpreters seeking relocation
21 Sep 2021
Eight US investment firms fined over inadequate cyber security policies
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Eight US investment firms fined over inadequate cyber security policies

Failures in the companies’ cyber security practices resulted in the leak of thousands of customer and client records
3 Sep 2021
Google takes down map showing homes of 111,000 Guntrader customers
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Google takes down map showing homes of 111,000 Guntrader customers

Recently hacked data was linked to Google Maps by animal rights activists
2 Sep 2021
Small businesses: How to fix the weakest link in cyber security
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Small businesses: How to fix the weakest link in cyber security

Hackers have turned their attention to SMBs - and the consequences could be grave
30 Aug 2021
Microsoft Power Apps misconfiguration exposes 38 million records
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Microsoft Power Apps misconfiguration exposes 38 million records

Sensitive data including contact tracing, COVID vaccine status as well as names and email addresses have been leaked
24 Aug 2021
The cyber security skills your business needs
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The cyber security skills your business needs

The threat landscape is constantly evolving, so it's important your staff are equipped with the right tools
19 Aug 2021
Indiana notifies 750,000 after COVID-19 tracing data accessed
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Indiana notifies 750,000 after COVID-19 tracing data accessed

The state is following up to ensure no information was transferred to bad actors
18 Aug 2021
T-Mobile confirms hackers accessed 47.8 million customer records
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T-Mobile confirms hackers accessed 47.8 million customer records

A preliminary assessment by the US operator found that the stolen data includes SSN and driver’s license information
18 Aug 2021
Pearson fined $1 million for downplaying severity of 2018 breach
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Pearson fined $1 million for downplaying severity of 2018 breach

The SEC found the London-based firm made “misleading statements and omissions” about the intrusion
17 Aug 2021
T-Mobile confirms it was hit by a data breach
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T-Mobile confirms it was hit by a data breach

The US operator has not yet determined if there is any personal customer data involved
17 Aug 2021
Data breach exposes millions of seniors' data
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Data breach exposes millions of seniors' data

Misconfigured S3 bucket had exposed personal information on three million people
9 Aug 2021
Data breach costs surge to record high in 2021
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Data breach costs surge to record high in 2021

The cost in the UK was above the global average, but the US is home to the most expensive data breaches
28 Jul 2021
UK gun owners urged to be ‘vigilant’ after Guntrader data breach
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UK gun owners urged to be ‘vigilant’ after Guntrader data breach

100,000 customer names and addresses have been published to the dark web
23 Jul 2021