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Maine’s InterMed suffers data breach, 30,000 affected

The Portland, Maine healthcare provider InterMed is informing about 30,000 patients that some of their PHI has been involved in a data breach. The facility learned on September 6, 2019 that an employee’s email account had been hacked a few days prior, which led to several other accounts also being breached between September 7-10. An…

Steyer aide resigns after accessing volunteer data collected by Harris campaign

Presidential candidate Tom Steyer’s campaign said it doesn’t possess the volunteer voter data collected by Sen. Kamala Harris’s campaign that was lifted by Steyer aide Dwane Sims, who accessed the information via an account he had while working with the South Carolina Democratic Party. “We take this matter very seriously, and that is why we…

Variant of Emotet banking malware used in spam campaign

NCR blocked Mint, Quickbooks after attackers take over, drain accounts

For a short while starting late last month NCR Corp. blocked Mint and QuickBooks from its Digital Insight banking platform after cybercriminals used the financial data aggregators sites to take over and tap consumer bank accounts. Citing a chief security officer at a credit union, KrebsOnSecurity reported that the attackers automated unauthorized logins occurring in…

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Two guilty pleas in Uber and Lynda.com hacking case

Two men reportedly face a up to five years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court on Wednesday to hacking into Uber’s and Lynda.com’s databases and holding their contents for ransom. According to reports, Brandon Glover of Winter Springs, Florida and Vasile Mereacre of Toronto, Canada, admitted to hacking into the GitHub accounts of Uber…

Ontario Science Centre’s marking firm hit with breach, 174K affected

A third-party email vendor for the Ontario Science Centre suffered a data breach exposing some PII of 174,000 of the Centre’s members, donors and customers. The Centre learned of the breach on August 16 when the educational center’s outside email marketing firm Campaigners reported that sometime between July 23 and August 7 an unauthorized person…

Web.com discloses breach affecting customer account info

Domain name registration and web development services provider Web.com has disclosed a recent data breach that impacts users’ account information, and apparently also affects customers of its Network Solutions and Register.com brands. The breach took place in late August 2019 when an unauthorized third party illegally accessed “a limited number of our computer systems,” the company explained…

Bed Bath & Beyond declares data incident

Home goods retailer Bed Bath & Beyond yesterday disclosed in a Securities & Exchange Commission 8-K filing that an unauthorized third party illegally accessed one percent of its online customers’ accounts. The online intruder acquired the account emails and passwords from a “source outside the company’s systems,” the Union Township, N.J. retailer reported. Based on…

UniCredit data breach impacts 3 million Italians

Italian global banking and financial services company UniCredit S.p.A. yesterday disclosed a data breach incident involving a file containing roughly 3 million records. The file was generated in 2015, which suggests that customers who created accounts in 2016 and beyond are likely safe. Affected information consisted of customers’ names, cities, telephone numbers and emails. UniCredit…

Adobe leaves Creative Cloud database open, 7.5 million users exposed

An unsecured Elasticsearch database left exposed the account information of about 7.5 million Adobe Creative Cloud users. Comparitech, in association with security researcher Bob Diachenko, found the Adobe database, which could be accessed without a password or any login credentials. The company was notified on October 19 and the database was locked down that day.…

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