Data Breach

Pierluigi Paganini January 22, 2024
Mother of all breaches – a historic data leak reveals 26 billion records: check what’s exposed

Cybersecurity researcher Bob Dyachenko and CyberNews researchers discovered the largest data leak ever discovered. The supermassive leak contains data from numerous previous breaches, comprising an astounding 12 terabytes of information, spanning over a mind-boggling 26 billion records. The leak is almost certainly the largest ever discovered. There are data leaks, and then there’s this. A […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 22, 2024
Cybercriminals leaked massive volumes of stolen PII data from Thailand in Dark Web

Resecurity researchers warn of massive leak of stolen Thai personally identifiable information (PII) on the dark web by cybercriminals. Resecurity has detected a noticeable increase in data leaks from consumer-focused platforms in Thailand, confirming that threat actors are actively targeting the personal data of citizens now at the beginning of 2024. Thailand is swiftly becoming […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 21, 2024
LockBit ransomware gang claims the attack on the sandwich chain Subway

The LockBit ransomware gang claimed to have hacked Subway, the American multinational fast food restaurant franchise.  Subway IP LLC is an American multinational fast-food restaurant franchise that specializes in submarine sandwiches (subs), wraps, salads, and drinks. The Lockbit ransomware group added Subway to the list of victims on its Tor data leak site and threatened to leak […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 19, 2024
VF Corp December data breach impacts 35 million customers

American global apparel and footwear company VF Corp revealed that the December data breach impacted 35.5 million customers. VF Corporation is an American global apparel and footwear company that owns 13 brands. In 2015, the company controlled 55% of the U.S. backpack market with the JanSport, Dickies, Eastpak, Timberland, Smartwool, Vans, and The North Face brands. In December 2023, VF […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 12, 2024
Vast Voter Data Leaks Cast Shadow Over Indonesia ’s 2024 Presidential Election

Investigators from Resecurity’s HUNTER (HUMINT) warn that Indonesia is increasingly being targeted by cyber-threat actors. Investigators from Resecurity’s HUNTER (HUMINT) have found that Indonesia is increasingly being targeted by cyber-threat actors who have staged attacks that pose significant long-term risks to the integrity of the country’s elections. These findings coincide with the critical and fast-approaching […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 10, 2024
HMG Healthcare disclosed a data breach

The Healthcare services provider HMG Healthcare has disclosed a data breach that impacted 40 affiliated nursing facilities. In November 2023, the Healthcare services provider HMG Healthcare discovered a data breach that exposed personal health information related to residents and employees at HMG affiliated nursing facilities. The company immediately launched an investigation into the incident and […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 08, 2024
Swiss Air Force sensitive files stolen in the hack of Ultra Intelligence & Communications

Documents belonging to the Swiss Air Force were leaked on the dark web as a result of cyberattack on a US security provider. Documents belonging to the Swiss Air Force were leaked on the dark web after the US security company Ultra Intelligence & Communications suffered a data breach. Ultra Intelligence & Communications provides critical […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 07, 2024
Iranian crypto exchange leaks user passports and IDs has inadvertently exposed sensitive data belonging to nearly 230,000 users, as revealed by Cybernews research. Due to its limited access to foreign financial markets, Iran has embraced cryptocurrency significantly. Last year, Iranian crypto exchanges facilitated transactions totaling nearly $3 billion. Almost all incoming crypto volume in Iran adheres to Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements. […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 06, 2024
Law firm Orrick data breach impacted 638,000 individuals

Law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe disclosed a data breach that took place in early 2023, which impacted roughly 600,000 individuals. The law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, disclosed a data breach that impacted 638,000 individuals. An authorized actor gained access to the company network between February 28 and March 13. The intruders gained access […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 05, 2024
MyEstatePoint Property Search Android app leaks user passwords

The MyEstatePoint Property Search app leaked data on nearly half a million of its users, exposing their names and plain-text passwords, the Cybernews research team has found. The all-in-one real estate app MyEstatePoint Property Search left a publicly accessible MongoDB server containing the sensitive details of its app users. The app, developed by NJ Technologies, […]