A public database exposed medical records of 150,000 rehab patients

Nearly 150,000 patients who sought treatment at an addiction recovery facility in Pennsylvania had their medical records exposed online. Through the public search engine Shodan, independent researcher Justin Paine found an ElasticSearch database with...

Hackers in Microsoft’s webmail breach could read some users’ messages

For some users, that Microsoft webmail breach was worse than first thought. Microsoft has confirmed a Motherboard source's claims that the hackers had access to a portion of the email content, not just email addresses and subject lines. About 6 of...

Hackers obtain millions of cards from Planet Hollywood’s parent company

More than a few restaurant-goers in the US will want to check their bank statements. Earl Enterprises has confirmed that hackers used point-of-sale malware to scoop up credit and card data at some of its US restaurants between May 2018 and March 2019...

Iranian hackers stole terabytes of data from software giant Citrix

Citrix is best-known for software that runs behind the scenes, but a massive data breach is putting the company front and center. The FBI has warned Citrix that it believes reports of foreign hackers compromising the company's internal network, swip...

The Target Data Breach Is Becoming A Nightmare


Over the past month, details about the breadth of the Target data breach have continued to emerge.  It’s not a pretty story.  Bad enough when it appeared that through some means, hackers had gotten...
    






Researchers Report Exact Timeline Of Massive Target Data Breach


Following yesterday’s identification by Brian Krebs of the exact malware used in last year’s Target personal data breach, the research lab at Seculert analyzed a sample of the malware and describes...