Leaks and breaches: a roundup – Malwarebytes Labs

The breach chain (shown above) highlights the common sequence of events leading to a data breach. The first link in the chain is the encounter stage: we encounter malware every day, through email, web, personal devices, and more. The probability of any single encounter leading to a data breach is low. data breaches rarely make for sensational news.

These were 2017’s biggest hacks, leaks, and data breaches 12 of 28 NEXT PREV Leaked TSA documents reveal litany of airport’s security lapses

These are 2018’s biggest hacks, leaks, and data breaches 1 of 18 NEXT PREV 247,000 Homeland Security staff and witnesses affected by data breach

AgentRun, a software startup that provides customer management software for independent insurance brokers has accidentally exposed sensitive personal and medical information of thousands of insurance policy holders. The data breach was caused due to a misconfigured AWS S3 storage bucket that was left without password protection and publicly accessible to anyone.

From password spraying to ransomware to data leaks (and everything in between), we looked into the numbers to see what is top-of-mind for CS Hub readers, and here are your top 5 cyber security breach headlines so far, starting with the fifth most-viewed story and working our way down to #1: 5. Inside The Phishy Wipro Breach

ATM malware. turn those huge breaches into gold (or stolen identities, at least). And NATO catfished soldiers to prove a point about, well, how easy it is to catfish soldiers, apparently. But wait,

Child stair gates fail safety tests and pose ‘serious risk’ Child protection is the protection of children from violence, exploitation, abuse and neglect. Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child provides for the protection of children in and out of the home.. Child protection systems are a set of usually government-run services designed to protect children and young people who are underage and to encourage family stability.How a 600 Credit Score will Ruin Your Life and How to Change It I am a mortgage officer at a community bank. Knowing the importance of credit I have been helping my daughter to rebuild her credit over the past 11 months. Payment history makes up 35% of your credit score. If you have late payments -a good payment history takes time to rebuild! When I started working with my daughter her credit score was 533 due to late payments on her student loan and a.

Just like with data breaches, we can now expect regular leaks of ready-to-use exploits from mysterious groups. as well as the Labs blog for more information.. malware that appeared to be inspired by the year-old Petya ransomware showed up on systems all over the world. The

A new episode of the SurfWatch Cyber Risk Roundup has been posted, Episode 68: New Attacks, Massive Leaks and Setting Data Breach Records: Details on more than 7 million user accounts for Minecraft community Lifeboat were compromised. A German nuclear plant discovered malware on its systems. A ransomware attack hit the Lansing Board of Water.

September News Round-Up: China Hacks, the Carbanak Trojan, Bugzilla Breach and More Written by Danny Madigan.. and according to a report by Kapersky Lab, certificates signing malware have increased from 1,500 in 2008 to well over 6,000 currently.