Search Results For: Data Breach

It appears thatAMD is now the latest victim of cybercrime and a data breach, as company data is being offered for sale on a message board frequented by criminal hackers. AMD acknowledged the situation in a statement, noting that, "we are aware of a cybercriminal organization claiming to be in... Read more...
A significant breach of The New York Time's GitHub account and its repository data has apparently been stolen, followed by a massive file dump of things like internal source code and other data posted to the controversial 4Chan board. The stolen 270GB worth of data appears to include source... Read more...
Registered members of Cooler Master's Fanzone program should be on extra high alert for phishing attempts and other cyber shenanigans, like unusual (and otherwise unexpected) credit card charges. That's because a hacker purportedly managed to breach Cooler Master's website and ransack a boatload of data... Read more...
It has been a little while since our last major data breach, with the latest being back on April Fools' with AT&T having the information of 73 million accounts appear on the dark web. However, hackers never rest so it was simply a matter of time before another breach would happen, this time with... Read more...
Not only has famed automaker Ferrari launched a retro-yet-not flagship grand tourer with a proper V12, aptly called the 12 Cilindri, the car will be available in hard-top coupe and topless spider forms right off the bat. Ferrari normally staggers the release of these variants, so this move is rather out of character... Read more...
In the past few years, the ransomware market has heated up, leading to more payouts for threat actors and more attacks overall. However, in late 2023, with the seizure of BlackCat ALPHV by law enforcement, among other factors, the business side of ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) has been put on ice, at least somewhat... Read more...
Contrary to what some may think, hackers can have scruples and, in some cases, honorable intentionsit's kind of the whole idea behind white hat hacking and events like Pwn2Own. But then there are the kind who wouldn't think twice about breaching a cancer center and swipe personal details of hundreds of... Read more...
AT&T is in the process of alerting millions of current and former account holders of an alarming data leak that exposed sensitive details to the dark web, including social security numbers. An initial investigation suggests that the leaked data set is from 2019 or earlier, and contains "personal... Read more...
Account credentials and personal data are hot commodities online, which often going up for sale at low prices so shady characters can move thousands of accounts quickly. This is reportedly what has happened to just over 15,000 Roku customers who had their accounts compromised due to credential stuffing attacks... Read more...
An American Express credit card data breach has occurred with hackers obtaining the information from an unnamed third-party merchant processor. No word on how many customers are impacted yet, but the breach has leaked American Express card numbers, member names, and card expiration... Read more...
A class-action lawsuit filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California alleges that Apple has created an "illegal monopoly" with its iCloud storage service. According to the lawsuit, "iCloud is no better (and often inferior" to alternative cloud storage services, but through "surgical... Read more...
The criminal underbelly of cybersecurity is a shady place, with threat actors thieving data and information wherever possible. On the seemingly competent side of the business, some folks also wish to make a quick buck off the latest hype and not do much actual hacking. Such is the case with the now former group... Read more...
There has been a smorgasbord of breaches as of late, though the U.S. government, in conjunction with international partners, is starting to quell that problem. However, in the past year, threat actors have had their pick of the buffet for breaches, which now includes Golden Corral, a literal buffet. The... Read more...
Most forms of malware can only make the attacker money in a roundabout way. For example, selling stolen data or bundling infected systems into a rentable botnet. Ransomware is different, however, in that it can be a moneymaker all on its own, and that's why infections haveincreased every year. IBM has debuted a... Read more...
When you get into the ransomware scene, one would think that you want to lay somewhat low while building up a decent reputation before going for the big fish. However, ransomware newcomer Mogilevich is coming out swinging with the claim that it has compromised Epic Games and made off with a good handful of data... Read more...
Last Thursday, many AT&T customers awoke to find their phones were not getting service. There was no quick fixthe issue persisted for about 12 hours, leaving AT&T users without reliable communication. Now, AT&T hopes it has a plan that will smooth things over. It's going to credit affected customers five... Read more...
Over the past couple of years, the ransomware industry has exploded leading to millions in lost dollars to cybercriminals extorting businesses to regain access and control of their private data. It was thought to have reached a head when the Biden Administration sought to crack down on the threat at the... Read more...
In the age of AI, companies are looking to get their hands on large amounts of diverse data to train models on, so they become more useable and proficient. In the case of OpenAI, this means scraping the internet for content to train up ChatGPT, at least up through 2021. However, there is money to be made here... Read more...
Earlier this month, consumers were notified of a data breach at one of the United States largest banks, Bank of America. Serving 69 million customers and handling $1.3T in deposits, it comes as somewhat of a surprise to see such a massive, complex organization suffered a breach. However, it would... Read more...
The federal government has quite the security doozy on its hands going into an election year, with events like Super Bowl LVIII going on as well. However, this is nothing that cannot be handled by an interagency task force dedicated to the physical and digital protection of Super Bowl LVIII patrons, participants, and... Read more...
We know that ransomware has severe negative effects, such as hospitalizing security professionals from the sheer stress stemming from these sorts of attacks. We also know that the threat actors behind these operations are the lowest of the low and will do anything to maintain profit and their nefarious businesses... Read more...
If you find yourself worrying about the latest breach that may have compromised your personal data, or you want to know exactly what about you is online, it is not all that hard to find out. You must know where to look, however, which is the most difficult part. That said, we have compiled a guide of... Read more...
1 2 3 4 5 Next