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Budget airline EasyJet suffers major data breach Special

The budget airline EasyJet, which mainly operates from Luton Airport in the U.K., has suffered a cyberattack that has led to customer data being exposed. The issues have implications for the wider travel industry.

Australia: NSW hit by data breach via phishing attack Special

The New South Wales Government (NSW) has confirmed that it has fallen victim to a phishing attack, putting citizen data at risk. Some 50 staff Service NSW email accounts were accessed.

Cybersecurity issues hits MobiFriends dating app Special

A security research team has found that the personal information of almost 4 million users registered on the MobiFriends dating app has been uploaded online in an underground hacking forum and is now available for download.

Website provider GoDaddy suffers from a data breach Special

GoDaddy has confirmed a data breach that occurred back in October, impacting web hosting account credentials. The breach was caused by an unauthorized individual.

Edtech company suffers from third data breach Special

Edtech company Chegg confirmed earlier today that it had suffered its third breach in as many years. This not only raises questions around the company itself, it also raises concerns about corporate security overall.

Gamers beware: 160K Nintendo accounts breached Special

Nintendo has confirmed that 160,000 Nintendo Accounts have been breached. With this, a number of the impacted accounts were reported to have purchased digital items without owner consent.

Payment processor exposes 2.5 million credit card transactions Special

Paay, a New York-based card payments processor, left about 2.5 million credit card transactions publicly exposed for roughly three weeks. Chris DeRamus, CTO and co-founder, DivvyCloud looks into the issue.

Children's game Webkinz suffers from a data breach Special

It has been announced that the Canadian-based online game Webkinz has experienced a data breach, leaking over 23 million usernames and passwords from the children's platform. The game has significant reach worldwide.

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in data breach Special

Every week seems to result in a major data breach being announced. This time around it is San Francisco International Airport (SFO), where personally identifiable information relating to airport travelers appears to have been exposed online.

Email.it data breach exposes 600,000 users Special

It has been announced that the Italian email provider Email.it has seen a data breach leading to personal information relating to more than 600,000 users is being sold on the dark web.

Norwegian cruise line involved in data breach Special

As the travel sector battles with the economic consequences of the global coronavirus pandemic, news has come through about Norwegian Cruise Line being involved in a data breach, with customer data being exposed.

Gearbest misconfiguration exposes 1.5 million records Special

Gearbest, a Chinese online shopping giant, has exposed 1.5 million records on an Elasticsearch server that was not protected with a password, allowing anyone to search the database. Leading security experts weigh in on the implications.

eBay under investigation for data loss

Trading site eBay is facing investigations in the U.S. and the U.K. over its huge data breach which led it to ask 145 million customers to reset their passwords.

Kaiser Permanente Strikes again!

Kaiser Permanente once again losses a laptop that contained personal information on up to 22,000 individuals.

Veteran's Administration guilty of hardware loss - Again.

In the past year, many government organizations have been guilty of critical data loss. From missing laptops to misdirected emails, millions of citizens have been put at risk for identity theft. The Veterans Administration is no stranger to this scenario.

Nationwide Insurance suffers data loss

Healthcare really needs a wakeup call when it comes to security.
 

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