Category: Data Breaches

31 Jan 2019
Airbus, the aerospace corporation headquartered at European Union revealed that they have been affected by a data breach which affected its commercial aircraft manufacturing business. As a result of the data breach there was unauthorized access to their employee’s data. Airbus stated that the credentials of the employees have been impacted, accessing mostly the professional...
23 Jan 2019
The PHP PEAR website has been hacked recently where the attackers managed to get access to the web server and make alterations to the “go pear.phar” file, that has the installation package with the go pear package manager. PEAR stands for “PHP Extension and Application Repository,” is the first package manager developed for the PHP...
18 Jan 2019
The biggest data breach of 2019 has been discovered which includes a huge database of 773 million email IDs and 21 million passwords. The breach was discovered by security researcher Troy Hunt and these data was found as a part of Collection #1. The breach was noticed when he was contacted by several people regarding...
17 Jan 2019
South Korea claims that unknown hackers have breached and stole data from the computer systems at their government agency that runs weapons and munitions acquisitions for the country’s military forces. The data breach occurred on last year October and the local reporters have reported it this week. It is reported that the hackers breached 30...
17 Jan 2019
Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange based in New Zealand has found a security breach in their website which was pulled off as a result of huge losses. The website after becoming offline, has a message posted on its home page stating that their domain had suffered security breach and that they have put their site under...
15 Jan 2019
Amazon’s Ring security cameras had supposedly given unrestricted access to the company’s Ukraine-based research and development team and also the U.S. executives and engineers virtually round the clock to the customers live video feeds. The employees were able to access a folder on Amazon’s S3 cloud storage service which has every video created by all...
15 Jan 2019
Most of us consider using two-factor authentication as an added security measure to protect our accounts, but it has been proved otherwise. An automated tool developed for pen testers has been released which could intercept data in real time and can bypass 2-factor authentication. This open-source tool was released last week in Github by a...
14 Jan 2019
A MongoDB database was discovered by Bob Diachenko, director of cyber risk research at HackenProof that contains information of more than 200 million Chinese job seekers. The details include information such as the candidate’s skills, work experience, personal details like names, phone number, address, email IDs, family details, drivers license and much more. The database...
06 Jan 2019
Singapore Airlines reveals that they have been affected by a data breach due to a software glitch and it has affected 284 members of its frequent flyer program. The personal details including passport and flight details were compromised. The bug appeared in the website when changes were made to the company’s website on January 4th...
03 Jan 2019
Abine which is the company behind the Blur password manager has revealed that they have been affected by a data breach that potentially exposed the data of around 2.4 million users. The breach was discovered last year December 13th, when the company was contacted by a security researcher regarding a server that exposed a file...