The coronavirus continues to be a phishing nightmare

October 5, 2020 | CyberNews

The coronavirus has been unkind to millions of people. We’ve been sent home to work from home offices rather than workplaces, and with it, there’s a significant risk of falling foul of hacking attacks.

Russian state hackers appear to have breached a federal agency

October 3, 2020 | Engadget

Russia’s 2020 hacking campaigns might have included a successful data breach at the US government. In the wake of a CISA notice warning of a cyberattack on an unnamed federal agency’s network, Wired and security company Dragos have obtained evidence suggesting Russia’s state-backed APT28 group, better known as Fancy Bear, was behind the hack.

Nearly 32M Patient Records Breached in 1H 2019, Report Finds

August 6, 2019 | Healthcare Innovation

Nearly 32 million patient records were breached in the first half of 2019, according to new data released this week in the Protenus Breach Barometer, an analysis of how data breaches are affecting the healthcare industry.

Massive Capital One breach exposes personal info of 100 million Americans

July 30, 2019 | The Verge

Banking institution Capital One has just revealed that it’s suffered a data breach that exposed the names, addresses, phone numbers, emails, dates of birth, and self-reported incomes of approximately 100 million Americans, and 6 million in Canada, due to a “configuration vulnerability” in the servers of an unnamed cloud computing company hosting the bank’s data.

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