New Zealand Reserve Bank suffers data breach via hacked storage partner

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand, known as Te Pūtea Matua, has suffered a data breach after threat actors hacked a third-party hosting partner. The Reserve Bank is the central bank of New Zealand and is responsible for creating monetary policy to stabilize prices in the country. On January 10th, the Reserve Bank disclosed that … Continue reading New Zealand Reserve Bank suffers data breach via hacked storage partner

T-Mobile data breach exposed phone numbers, call records

T-Mobile has announced a data breach exposing customers' proprietary network information (CPNI), including phone numbers and call records. Starting yesterday, T-Mobile began texting customers that a "security incident" exposed their account's information. According to T-Mobile, its security team recently discovered "malicious, unauthorized access" to their systems. After bringing in a cybersecurity firm to perform an … Continue reading T-Mobile data breach exposed phone numbers, call records

Police Arrest 21 WeLeakInfo Customers Who Bought Breached Personal Data

21 people have been arrested across the UK as part of a nationwide cyber crackdown targeting customers of WeLeakInfo[.]com, a now-defunct online service that had been previously selling access to data hacked from other websites. The suspects used stolen personal credentials to commit further cyber and fraud offences, the UK National Crime Agency (NCA) said. … Continue reading Police Arrest 21 WeLeakInfo Customers Who Bought Breached Personal Data

Israel shaken by data leak after ransomware attack at Shirbit insurance company

Hackers leak screenshot of negotiation with breached insurance giant Israeli government reportedly reconsidering relationship with insurance firm following security breach A hacking gang calling itself Black Shadow has demanded a giant insurance firm pay a US $3.8 million ransom after encrypting and stealing sensitive data and documents about its clients. Customers of the victim, Israel’s … Continue reading Israel shaken by data leak after ransomware attack at Shirbit insurance company

Stealthy Magecart malware mistakenly leaks list of hacked stores

A list of dozens of online stores hacked by a web skimming group was inadvertently leaked by a dropper used to deploy a stealthy remote access trojan (RAT) on compromised e-commerce sites. The threat actors use this RAT for maintaining persistence and for regaining access to the servers of hacked online shops. Once they connect … Continue reading Stealthy Magecart malware mistakenly leaks list of hacked stores