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July 2020 - LifeLabs Cyber Security Breach - Implications and Lessons for Businesses

  “An attack of this scale is extremely troubling … This should serve as a reminder to all institutions, large and small, to be vigilant. Cyberattacks are growing criminal phenomena and perpetrators are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Public institutions and healthcare ...

Credit Card Data Breach Affects Popular Jewelry And Accessory Store

Claire's Jewelry and Accessories is the latest company to fall victim to hackers. According to a recent disclosure made by the company, both the retail giant's main website, and the website of ...

Nintendo Switch User Information Breach Affected Over 300,000 Users

A couple of months ago, Nintendo announced that their Switch gaming and live streaming service had been hacked, and as a result, some 160,000 user accounts had been compromised. As the company ...

Only 33 Percent Of People Change Password After Data Breach

A new study was published by researchers from the Carnegie Mellon University's Security and Privacy Institute and was presented at the 2020 IEEE Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection. The study has ...

Old LiveJournal Database Breach Is Now Being Leaked Online

Do you have an account on LiveJournal? If so, you may have heard the persistent rumors that have been circulating since 2014 that the company was breached and some 33 million user ...

Hackers Set Their Sights On Cloud Services

Thanks to the pandemic, tens of millions of people are working from home. Even before then, the Cloud was experiencing a tremendous amount of growth, but since shelter in place orders were ...

Wishbone App Database Leaked To Public By Hacker

The hacking group calling themselves 'The Shiny Hunters' has been busy. Recently, they put databases containing user records from eleven different companies up for sale on the Dark Web, including a massive ...

New Data Breach Affected Some Bank Of America Loan Applicants

If you're like many business owners, you may have recently applied for a loan through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) which was one of the COVID-19 relief funds established by the Federal ...

Home Chef Company Data Breach Affected 8 Million Customers

Are you a Home Chef customer? If so, be advised that the company recently announced a data breach. It was discovered after the hackers who broke in sold more than 8 million ...

Hackers Are Demanding Extra Ransomware Payments From Victims

Hackers who use ransomware to conduct their attacks have a new trick up their sleeves. A ransomware family has begun employing the tactic of not only demanding payment to unlock infected systems, ...

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