Should the now-former CSO of Uber have reported a security incident to authorities after discovering signs of unusual behavior? That's one of the big questions now being asked in the closely watched trial of Joe Sullivan, who's been charged with covering up a data breach and paying off hackers.
Australian telecommunications giant Optus is warning that current and former customers' personal details were exposed, including some driver's license and passport details, but no passwords or financial details, after it suffered a major data breach.
Customers of app-based bank Revolut should be on guard for phishing attempts after a data breach exposed personal details such as names, emails and telephone numbers. The London-based fintech startup told Lithuanian authorities the hacking incident affects more than 50,000 customers.
A Michigan law firm recently told regulators about a hacking incident discovered nearly a year ago that has affected the protected health information of more than 255,000 individuals, including members of a Michigan health plan. Some of the compromised data was a decade old.
A Colorado-based urology practice agreed to compensate nearly 138,000 individuals affected by a September 2021 hacking incident under the terms of a potential multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit settlement. The settlement is headed for final court approval next month.
The NFL's San Francisco 49ers will notify more than 20,000 Americans that online attackers likely stole their name and Social Security number from the sports franchise's corporate network in a February network security incident. Ransomware-as-a-service group BlackByte took credit for the attack.
A former employee of multistate senior living chain Avamere Health Services LLC has filed a proposed class action lawsuit accusing the company of negligence and other allegations in the wake of a hacking incident affecting her as well as 381,000 employees and patients.
The Russian digital streaming platform Start acknowledged a data breach but downplayed its severity and said the vulnerability has been fixed. A Russian-language Telegram channel that monitors the dark web says it has published information on nearly 44 million customers.
An apparent ransomware incident involving a printing and mailing vendor affects more than double the number of people originally reported as being affected, and the total now nearly reaches 2.7 million individuals. Why are so many vendors reporting huge breaches?
Food delivery firm DoorDash says its customers and employees have been impacted by the phishing attack on its third-party service provider. DoorDash says it experienced "unusual and suspicious activity" on its third-party vendor's computer network that was a victim of a phishing campaign.
A lawsuit by an Idaho-based data marketing and analytics vendor against the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is the latest legal dispute spotlighting growing privacy concerns related to the tracking and collection of consumers' healthcare-related and location data.
ENISA’s new "Threat Landscape for Ransomware Attacks" report analyzes 623 ransomware incidents in the EU, U.K. and U.S. from 2021 to 2022. ENISA cybersecurity officer Ifigeneia Lella shares how attacks have evolved and how 95% of reported incidents lack key data about how the breaches occurred.
Some 60 breaches affecting about 2.5 million individuals were added in July to the federal tally of major health data breaches. A vast majority of 2022 breaches continue to be linked to large hacking incidents and ransomware demands - with 40% tied to outside vendors.
Cisco says it fell victim to a successful hack attack and data breach in May. While an attacker wielding Yanluowang ransomware claimed to have exfiltrated data and crypto-locked systems, Cisco says nothing sensitive was stolen and no systems were infected by ransomware.