While only 14,500 accounts were compromised in the relatively small credential stuffing attack that successfully hit the Canadian government, highly sensitive financial and personal information were exposed.
A massive 600 gigabyte file containing about 2.2 billion breached accounts has been spotted floating about the dark web, freely available to anyone who cares to download it via torrent.
Data breach on the US federal courts record systems involved "three foreign hostile actors" and the attack was "startling in breadth and scope" and may have had a "staggering" impact on the Department of Justice.
Even though the data of 538 million Weibo users sold on dark web is limited, the information still posed a risk especially to the anonymous users sharing unfiltered news around the country.
Hackers compromised carding site Card Mafia exposing 300,000 user account credentials. A hacker later offered the stolen data for free on a different hacking forum.
We all hope it never occurs, but the amount of reported cybercrime attacks is growing steadily - if not skyrocketing - especially within the context of the modern hybrid workplace. Here are the six fundamental moves to make within the first 24 hours of experiencing a breach.
The announcement has raised questions in some circles as to what the extent of the cyber task force's plans are. "Hacking back" is a very contentious concept that exists in a murky international water of cyber engagement norms and unspoken rules.
The cover-up the security chief orchestrated was outed in 2017 when Uber appointed a new CEO and an internal investigation into the prior year's data breach was initiated. He was convicted on charges of obstruction of justice and knowing concealment of a felony.
A suspected fraudster accessed credit data of 24 million South Africans and 800,000 businesses in a massive Experian data breach.
Major anti-malware vendors, Symantec, McAfee, and Trend Micro, allegedly had their source code stolen by Russian hackers. The full set of data including access to the companies' networks are now going on sale for $300,000.