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Latest Software Security Breaches & Attacks

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T-Mobile hit with class actions after data breach

2021-08-25T15:21:00+01:00

A pair of lawsuits have been filed against US telecom T-Mobile following a cyber-attack affecting more than 53m customers and prospective customers.

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Brooklyn Tech students uncover data breach

2021-08-24T08:16:00+01:00

Students at Brooklyn Technical High School unintentionally discovered a data breach within the education department’s Google Drive. 

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JPMorgan Chase warns customers of data breach

2021-08-24T08:16:00+01:00

US banking and financial services company has alerted its customers of a technical glitch that may have exposed the personal data of its customers. 

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US terror watchlist leaked online

2021-08-19T08:55:00+01:00

A misconfigured server has exposed a secret watchlist of suspected terrorists online.

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T-Mobile investigates claims of data breach

2021-08-17T11:46:00+01:00

An investigation has been launched into a claim that the personal data of over 100 million T-Mobile customers has been compromised. 

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‘Covid passport’ scheme data breach raises concerns

2021-07-28T13:38:00+01:00

A data breach in the Covid vaccine passport scheme has resulted in some people receiving the personal information of other applicants.

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US pipeline operators ordered to toughen up cyber security

2021-07-22T14:20:00+01:00

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a second security directive requiring owners and operators of critical pipelines transporting hazardous liquids and natural gas to implement measures against cyber intrusions.

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German council paralysed by country’s first cyber catastrophe

2021-07-14T08:55:00+01:00

Computer-based operations at the local authority serving Anhalt-Bitterfeld district in eastern Germany have virtually ground to a halt after being hacked.

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Cyber-attackers partially knockout Australian education department

2021-07-09T14:09:00+01:00

The New South Wales (NSW) department of education in Australia has deactivated some internal systems after becoming the victim of a cyber-attack.

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4 Ways to Strengthen Cybersecurity for a Hybrid Workforce

2021-06-30T16:34:00+01:00Author Virtru

Workplace tech used to be a lot more uniform: When you walked into an office, you likely saw an all-desktop-PC environment with a fairly consistent suite of software and tools, all used within the confines of a single network. 

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800m+ WordPress users’ records exposed

2021-06-28T12:00:00+01:00

A misconfigured cloud database belonging to one of the biggest website hosting providers has exposed 814 million records online. 

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Ransomware attack knocks Ireland’s health service computers out of action

2021-05-14T11:41:00+01:00

All IT systems run by Ireland’s health Service Executive are today (14 May) shut down following a ransomware attack.

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Investigation under way after hack at provider of code testing software

2021-04-19T15:39:00+01:00By

Codecov has called in law enforcement agencies after a cyber attacker breached one of its products which enables software developers to test source code to help prevent bugs and syntax errors.

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​97% of businesses ‘experienced cyber attacks via mobile devices last year’

2021-04-15T06:46:00+01:00By

Nearly every business polled reported a cyber-attack via a mobile device last year, according to research by cyber security firm Check Point Software Technologies

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EU Council adopts cyber security strategy

2021-03-26T10:02:00+00:00By

The Council of the European Union has agreed to the European Commission’s proposed cyber security policy for the digital decade ahead.

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Australian data latest to be compromised in Microsoft Exchange Server attacks

2021-03-17T16:39:00+00:00

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has identified extensive targeting and confirmed compromises of organisations with vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers.

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Microsoft releases updates for older software to try and combat soaring Exchange Server attacks

2021-03-15T08:24:00+00:00By

Microsoft is pushing out updates for older software as ransomware groups seek to exploit vulnerabilities caused by ongoing attacks against on-premise versions of its Exchange Server.

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​Hackers access live feeds ‘from 150,000 surveillance cameras’

2021-03-11T16:17:00+00:00By

A group of hackers says it has breached security systems and viewed live feeds from 150,000 surveillance cameras supplied by Verkada to general and psychiatric hospitals, women’s health clinics, police stations, prisons, schools and companies, including car maker Tesla and software provider Cloudflare.

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White House and US federal agencies’ concerns mount over Microsoft Exchange Server hack

2021-03-08T08:40:00+00:00By

The White House has urged widespread action to patch Microsoft Exchange servers following an ongoing attack that the company has blamed on China.

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McAfee hits back after being charged with fraud and money laundering conspiracy over cryptocurrency promotion

2021-03-08T08:09:00+00:00

The anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee has hit out after being charged with fraud and money laundering crimes in the United States.

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US mortgage lender agrees to pay $1.5m penalty after failing to report cyber breach

2021-03-05T07:45:00+00:00

Residential Mortgage Services (RMS) has agreed with New York state’s Department of Financial Services to pay $1.5m after failing to report a cyber breach.

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Microsoft links attacks on Exchange Server to China

2021-03-03T17:26:00+00:00By

Microsoft says it has detected multiple zero-day attacks against on-premise versions of Microsoft Exchange Server.

A cyber breach was reported at The Division of Structural Biology, University of Oxford

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Oxford University confirms cyber incident at Covid-19 research lab

2021-02-26T15:25:00+00:00By

Oxford University has confirmed reports of a cyber incident at a research laboratory that is researching how to counter the Covid-19 pandemic

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Ransomware attacks fuelled increase in data theft in 2020, says IBM Security

2021-02-25T09:58:00+00:00

Ransomware attacks increased 20% in 2020 compared to the previous year, with “double-extortion” tactics used in 59% of cases, according to a report by IBM Security.

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Data of 3.3m cash-loan app users ‘sold online’

2021-02-25T07:45:00+00:00By

Email addresses and other information about 3.3m clients of money-lending app Cashalo in the Philippines is being offered for sale on the dark web, a preliminary investigation by the Philippine National Privacy Commission (NPC) has shown.