A United States Bank Hit By Ransomware And Data Breach

A few months ago, it became widely known that there was a critical security vulnerability in Accellion FTA servers. Naturally, hackers wasted no time exploiting the vulnerability, and since then, we’ve seen a few instances of high-profile data breaches traced back to that very vulnerability. Flagstar bank is the latest such victim. Recently, the company disclosed that their network had …

Large Supermarket Chain Kroger Suffers Data Breach

Kroger, a titan in the US supermarket industry, is the latest company to fall victim to a data breach. In this case, the breach came about via a third-party service the company utilized called Accellion FTA. Hackers were able to exploit a Zero-Day vulnerability in that software and use it to steal data from vendors using it. Kroger wound up …

Data Breach Victims Get More Spam And Phishing Emails

Do you feel as though you get a lot of spam mail? If so, you should know that you actually get almost a hundred times more than what you think you’re getting. However, most modern email systems (including Google’s G-mail) do a spectacular job of filtering, which keeps the vast majority of it from ever reaching your inbox in the …

PIXLR Data Breach Information Leaked Online

If you do any photo editing online, odds are good that you use PIXLR. It is one of the most popular such sites on the web because it offers many of the features you find in professional photo editing tools like Photoshop and is available for free (there’s also a premium version of the service that unlocks even more features). …

Millions Of Teespring Users Had Private Information Breached

Teespring is a popular destination on the web that allows users to create and sell custom-printed apparel, including, as the name implies, custom-designed tee-shirts. If you use the site, you should know that recently, an as yet unknown third party successfully breached the site and made off with a couple of the company’s databases. These have been made available on …

Latest Possible Customer Data Breach Comes From Ubiquiti

If you have a network either at home or at your office, it’s quite likely that you’ve got a few pieces of Ubiquiti equipment somewhere in the mix. Ubiquiti is a major player in the network device market, best known for its UniFi line of networking products, paired with a cloud-based management platform. Unfortunately, its success in the market has …

Even Big Companies Like Nissan Get Hacked

Even the largest companies in the world can’t claim immunity to hacking, data breaches and momentary lapses in judgment. Nissan is a classic case in point. Recently, due to a careless oversight, default admin credentials were left in place on part of the company’s network. That allowed an unknown third party to easily breach the company’s network and gain access …

Security Incident Exposes Some T-Mobile Customer Data

In 2020, there have been a number of high-profile data breaches, and as we move closer to the end of the year, we have yet another to report. This time, cellular carrier T-Mobile is the victim, having recently disclosed a security incident that exposed the phone numbers and call records of some of the company’s customers. The company’s official statement …

Kawasaki Is The Latest Company To Endure Data Breach

Japanese juggernaut Kawasaki Heavy Industries is the latest company to fall victim to a security breach. The company, which employs more than 35,000 people and has offices all over the globe recently disclosed the breach to its customers. The company discovered that one or more unauthorized parties accessed a company server in Japan from an office in Thailand on June …

The 2014 Home Depot Data Breach Finally Reaches Settlement

Unless you’re a regular Home Depot shopper, you may have missed the fact that back in 2014, the company was the victim of a successful hacking attack that saw malware installed on the company’s POS (Point of Sale) system. The attack allowed them to collect more than 40 million records belonging to customers in both the US and Canada. As …