McDonalds Data Breach Exposed Business & Customer Data

McDonald's Data Breach Exposed Business & Customer Data An investigation has revealed company data has been breached in the United States, South Korea, and Taiwan. McDonald's has been hit with a data breach in which attackers stole some information from company systems in regions such as the United States, South Korea, and Taiwan, the Wall … Continue reading McDonalds Data Breach Exposed Business & Customer Data

McDonalds discloses data breach in US, Taiwan and South KoreaSecurity Affairs

McDonald’s fast-food chain disclosed a data breach, hackers have stolen information belonging to customers and employees from the US, South Korea, and Taiwan. McDonald’s, the world’s largest restaurant chain by revenue, has disclosed a data breach that impacted customers and employees from the US, South Korea, and Taiwan. The hackers compromised the system of the … Continue reading McDonalds discloses data breach in US, Taiwan and South KoreaSecurity Affairs

Baby Clothes Giant Carter’s Leaks 410K Customer Records

Baby clothes retailer Carter’s inadvertently exposed the personal data of hundreds of thousands of its customers, dating back years, according to a new disclosure. The issue started with Linc, which is a vendor the company used to automate purchases online, according to analysts with vpnMentor who first discovered the issue. The Linc system was delivering … Continue reading Baby Clothes Giant Carter’s Leaks 410K Customer Records

McDonalds discloses data breach after theft of customer, employee info

Image: Alex Motoc McDonald's, the largest fast-food chain globally, has disclosed a data breach after hackers breached its systems and stole information belonging to customers and employees from the US, South Korea, and Taiwan. As the world's global foodservice retailer, McDonald's serves almost hundreds of millions of customers every day in more than 39,000 locations … Continue reading McDonalds discloses data breach after theft of customer, employee info

Billions of passwords leaked online from past data breaches

Dubbed RockYou2021, the list as revealed on a hacker forum contains 8.4 billion password entries, says CyberNews. Image: iStock/sasun bughdaryan A list of leaked passwords discovered on a hacker forum may be one of the largest such collections of all time. A 100GB text file leaked by a user on a popular hacker forum contains … Continue reading Billions of passwords leaked online from past data breaches

Billions of Compromised Records and Counting: Why the Application Layer is Still the Front Door for Data Breaches

Security teams should brace for an unsettling and unprecedented year, as we’re on pace to see 40 billion records compromised by the end of 2021. Imperva’s Terry Ray explains what security teams need to do to bolster their defenses. By Terry Ray, SVP and Fellow, Imperva Each year, the number of data breaches grows by … Continue reading Billions of Compromised Records and Counting: Why the Application Layer is Still the Front Door for Data Breaches

Au: Victoria’s child protection department misled watchdogs after sex offender Alex Jones CRISSP data breach

Josie Taylor and ABC Investigations’ Sarah Curnow report: Victorian child protection authorities misled the state’s privacy watchdog during an investigation of a data breach involving a sex offender and dozens of vulnerable children, telling the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner it had contacted all affected children when it had not. The state’s commissioner for … Continue reading Au: Victoria’s child protection department misled watchdogs after sex offender Alex Jones CRISSP data breach

Data Breaches Drive Higher Loan Interest Rates

Data Breaches Drive Higher Loan Interest Rates Businesses that suffer a security breach may not see their stock price tumble, but they may pay higher rates for loans and be forced to provide collateral, researchers report. Companies that experience a data breach may not suffer a long-term drop in stock price, but will often have … Continue reading Data Breaches Drive Higher Loan Interest Rates

‘Battle for the Galaxy’ Mobile Game Leaks 6M Gamer Profiles

An Elasticsearch server holding personal data of 6 million players of the popular mobile game Battle for the Galaxy was discovered insecure and containing over 1 terabyte of unencrypted data, meaning anyone with a link could access data stored on the repository. Ethical hackers WizCase found the data and quickly alerted AMT Games, the publisher … Continue reading ‘Battle for the Galaxy’ Mobile Game Leaks 6M Gamer Profiles

AMT Games data breach: Millions of Users’ Messages, Account IDs, and IP Addresses Exposed

WizCase’s security team discovered an unsecured ElasticSearch server owned by AMT Games which exposed 1.47 TB of data. This leak exposed users’ email addresses, IP addresses, Facebook data, and more to potential attack. The leaked data numbers in the millions and was accessible to anyone who possessed the link. There was no need for a … Continue reading AMT Games data breach: Millions of Users’ Messages, Account IDs, and IP Addresses Exposed