ALERTS, BREACHES & EXPLOITS

Page updated regularly with relevant security issues, vulnerabilities, and attacks.

EDUCATION & GOVERNMENT SECTORS

NOVEMBER 12: Scare Force: Pakistan military hit by Operation Shaheen malware

NOVEMBER 12: City of Bakersfield announces data breach from hacked Click2Gov system

NOVEMBER 7: Nebraska - Scotts Bluff County warns against phishing email scam​

NOVEMBER 5: Global prime contractor Austal hit by data breach

NOVEMBER 2: Ex-CPS worker accused of stealing info on 80,000 people in latest data breach

OCTOBER 31: Phishing attempts on Oregon election officials increase

OCTOBER 26: University of Iowa among top phishing targets, with 49 attempts in the last year

OCTOBER 25: Multiple Phishing Campaigns Target Universities​

OCTOBER 24: DC government falls for phishing, pays nearly $700000 to scammers

OCTOBER 20: Scotland's, The Moray Council accused of 'serious' employee data breach

OCTOBER 19: Phishing scam hits Minnesota state agency; 21000 accounts affected

OCTOBER 19: Crawford County Clerk's Office gets hit by ransomware

OCTOBER 19: Ransomware Attack Hits Indiana National Guard

OCTOBER 19: Hackers Target Connecticut City, Force Officials To Pay $2000 Ransom​

OCTOBER 19: Ransomware attack targets Muscatine, IA servers

OCTOBER 19: 10k California State University, East Bay students and prospective students, compromised by data breach

OCTOBER 18: LSU warns of phishing scam involving school email addresses

OCTOBER 17: Ransomware attack hits North Carolina water utility following hurricane

OCTOBER 16: Pentagon data breach exposed details of 30,000 civilians and military personnel

OCTOBER 15: Another Click2Gov data breach hits Indio, California

OCTOBER 14: Department of Defense Data Breach Exposes 30000 Employees

OCTOBER 12: 21,000 Minnesotans' information affected in data breach from Department of Human Services​

OCTOBER 11: Madison County, ID computers were hacked with ransomware virus

OCTOBER 8: Cleveland Police accidentally publish personal details of more than 1,600 people

OCTOBER 8: St. Petersburg, city's payment app Click2Gov breach affects thousands of customers
OCTOBER 3: Employee’s Illegal Access to UMass Patient Records Results in Data Breach of 15,000 Patients

OCTOBER 3: Phishing attacks impersonate UH administrators to lure would-be victims
OCTOBER 3: Education Company Chegg Acknowledges Data Breach, Puts 40 Million Users on Notice

OCTOBER 1: Phishing emails target WKU faculty and staff

SEPTEMBER 27: Phishing scam targets JCOPE employees, lobbyists​

SEPTEMBER 26:Port of San Diego victim of cyberattack

SEPTEMBER 19: State Department Breached - Employee Information Exposed

SEPTEMBER 17: GovPayNow.com Leaks 14M+ Records

SEPTEMBER 1: Penn State Community warned of email scam

AUGUST 29: Phishing scam targets University of Oregon email addresses

AUGUST 29: City Of Albert Lea Victim Of Phishing Scam​

AUGUST 29: Phishing scam suspends UM System email delivery​

AUGUST 29: Seven Australian universities targeted in global hacking campaign​

AUGUST 27: Phishing scam targeting US senators grows

AUGUST 10: Adams County, Wisconsin: Data breach exposed personal information of 250,000

AUGUST 24: Ransomware attack hits Coweta County government systems​

JULY 31: TAMIU student arrested for alleged data breach​

JULY 28: 364 Idaho inmates hack $225,000 in credits from JPay computer tablets

JULY 28: 2017 Hack of D.C. police security cameras part of bigger ransomware scheme

JULY 24: Wasaga Beach pays ransom following computer system hacking 

JULY 16: Algonquin College says more than 111,000 affected by data breach

JULY 14: Pennsylvania reveals cyber intrusion into vital records, including birth and death records

JULY 13: International Mission Board Breached

JULY 13: Purdue Data Breach Affects 26,000 Individuals

JULY 11: Hacker Sold Stolen U.S. Military Drone Documents On Dark Web For Just $200​

JULY 9: Polar Fitness App Reveals Sensitive Data on Military and Intelligence Personnel - From 69 Different Countries

JULY 6: More than 6,000 Victims as Community of Wellington suffers data breach

JULY 5: Manitowoc County's January Data Breach Compromised Personal Health & Medical Information

JUNE 30: South Eastern Regional College (Northern Ireland) Breached - Personal and Financial Data compromised

JUNE 29: Law Enforcement Breach: Rapid Response Training Facility affected and personal info of officers compromised

JUNE 29: Trojan Horse Virus infiltrates Alaska Public Assistance Agency

JUNE 27: State Treasury of Connecticut Raided - Nearly 1 Million stolen from College Savings Plan 

JUNE 23: City utility company's online payment system compromised - 2,000 customers affected

TECHNOLOGY & TRAVEL

NOVEMBER 10: ELON MUSK IMPOSTER SCORED $180K IN A TWITTER BITCOIN SCAM

NOVEMBER 8: Hackers hide cryptocurrency mining malware in Windows installation files

NOVEMBER 5: WhatsApp: Newest Attack Target for Mobile Phishing

NOVEMBER 2: Radisson Hotel Group breach - Radisson Rewards Members at Risk

OCTOBER 29: Vulnerability In Microsoft Word Online Video Feature Allows for Phishing

OCTOBER 29: 9.4m airline passengers exposed in Cathay Pacific data breach

OCTOBER 19: North Korean Hacking Group Lazarus Takes In $571M

OCTOBER 18: Apple Pay “brandjacked” in new phishing attack

OCTOBER 18: Open source web hosting software compromised with DDoS malware

OCTOBER 18: Fake Adobe Flash update hides cryptocurrency malware

OCTOBER 16: Donald Daters, a Trump-Themed Dating App, Leaks Personal Data of Users

OCTOBER 8: Google+ breach exposes hundreds of thousands of users personal data, is shutdown

OCTOBER 5: Sales Intelligence Start-Up Apollo Exposes Billions of Data Point

OCTOBER 3: Phishing gets more complex as decoy PDF pops up with Microsoft-issued SSL certificate

SEPTEMBER 28: Facebook Security Breach Affects 50 Million

SEPTEMBER 26: Uber Pays $148 Million To Settle 2016 Data Breach Nightmare

SEPTEMBER 7: British Airways Hacked - Customers' Financial Data Compromised In 380,000 Transactions

SEPTEMBER 3: Hard-to-spot online scam promotes free airline tickets

AUGUST 30: Hackers Are Exposing An Apple Mac Weakness In Middle East Espionage​

AUGUST 29: Air Canada confirms mobile app data breach - Approximately 20k users affected

AUGUST 25: 2 Million Impacted by T-Mobile Data Breach - Personal Info including account numbers compromised

AUGUST 25: Weak Passwords Lead to Breach of Sprint's Internal Staff Portal

AUGUST 10: UK Holiday camp chain blames data breach affecting 34,000 on phishing scam

AUGUST 6: Malware Hits Plants of Chip Giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company​

AUGUST 6: GitHub to Warn Users on Compromised Passwords

AUGUST 2: Media monitoring app Mention suffers third-party data breach

AUGUST 1: Reddit Discloses Info on Data Breach Suffered in June

JULY 31: Over 10 Million Impacted by Dixons Carphone Data Breach

JULY 27: COSCO Shipping victim of potential ransomware attack

JULY 15: The Average Cost Of A Data Breach Is Highest In The U.S. [Infographic]

JULY 11: Hacker Puts Airport's Security System Access On Dark Web Sale For Just $10

JULY 10: Bancor, an Israeli cybersecurity start-up, suffers breach. $13.5 Million in cryptocurrency stolen 

JULY 10: Adobe Releases Security Patch Updates For 112 Vulnerabilities​

JULY 9: Timehop Breached: 21 Million Global Users Affected

JULY 9: Hackers Using Stolen D-Link Certificates for Malware Signing

JULY 9: GoDaddy's Domain Factory Breached - one of the largest web hosting companies in Germany

JULY 5: Yatra.com Breached: 5 millions users' passwords and PINs compromised

JULY 4: Malware Stealing Cryptos By Changing Pasted Addresses

JULY 2: After exposing Ticketmaster's breach, Monzo experiences breach as well

JUNE 29: Facebook App "NameTests" allows anyone to access the personal info of 120 million users

JUNE 29: Typeform Breached - Customer data compromised

JUNE 28: Auckland airport experiences massive delays as security breach grounds hundreds

JUNE 26: Fast Booking, hotel booking app, breached - Hundreds of hotels have guests payment info stolen

JUNE 26: Wordpress flaw gives hackers full control of websites

JUNE 20: Travel App FlightRadar24 Breached: Passwords and usernames of  230k compromised

JUNE 19: South Korean Crypto Exchange Giant Bithumb hacked - $30 Million Stolen

JUNE 10: Coinrail attack results in $42 Billion in stolen Cryptocurrencies

JUNE 6: MyHeritage Breach exposes info of 92 Million users

MAY 22: Verge targeted for second time - 1.4 Million in cryptocurrency stolen

APRIL 4: Verge Cryptocurrency hacked - Lose 25% of value

JANUARY 26: $534 Million stolen in Coincheck hack

MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE

NOVEMBER 12: Southwest Washington Regional Surgery Center notifies 2.3K patients after phishing attack​

NOVEMBER 12: Third-party data breach exposes info of Alabama hospital job applicants

NOVEMBER 12: My Health Record hit by 99 data breaches

NOVEMBER 11: HealthCare.gov breach exposed personal details of 75,000, including partial Social Security numbers

NOVEMBER 7: NJ Fines Vendor Behind Virtua Healthcare Data Breach $200K

NOVEMBER 6: Madison nonprofit serving the disabled impacted by data breach​

OCTOBER 26: Personal data for 10,000 Missourians exposed, including some Social Security numbers​

OCTOBER 25: 3 phishing hacks breach 20000 Catawba Valley patient records

OCTOBER 24: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Breached - Names, DOBs and clinical information compromised

OCTOBER 22: CMS Reports Data Breach in ACA Agent and Broker Portal - 75k records compromised

OCTOBER 19: HealthCare.gov Portal Suffers Data Breach Exposing 75000 Consumers

OCTOBER 18: Data breach at Northwest Surgical Specialists impacts 2050 patients

OCTOBER 17: 15000+ people at risk after Ransom Memorial Hospital phishing attack

OCTOBER 12: Two phishing attacks on Minnesota DHS breach 21000 patient records

OCTOBER 11: 'Payment Notification' Is Top Healthcare Phishing Attack Subject

OCTOBER 10: Data breach at Northwest Surgical Specialists impacts 2050 patients

OCTOBER 6: Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery hack exposes Social Security numbers of 2,800 patients, employees

OCTOBER 6: Gold Coast Health Plan Breach exposes Personal Data of 37,000 Patients 

OCTOBER 3: Gwinnett Medical Center investigates possible data breach

SEPTEMBER 28: Aspire Health Suffers Email Breach from Phishing Attack

SEPTEMBER 20: Independence Blue Cross Suffers Breach

AUGUST 31: Cybersecurity vulnerabilities identified in two major medical devices​

AUGUST 31: 9 Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Found in Philips E-Alert Tool​

AUGUST 30: Health Management Concepts (HMC) Ransomware attack turned into a healthcare data breach

AUGUST 23: Australian High School Breached - Confidential student health records published online

AUGUST 20: Legacy Health data breach compromises as many as 38K patients

AUGUST 20: 400K individuals affected by Augusta University data breach

AUGUST 9: 301K Patients Involved in St. Mary’s Paper Records Data Breach​

JULY 30: UnityPoint warns 1.4 million patients their information might have been breached by email hackers

JULY 28: Confluence Health discloses patient-data breach

JULY 27: Data breach at Blue Springs Family Care endangers patient records, enables ransomware attack
JULY 25: Flowers Hospital to shell-out $150k each to 1200 patients following 2014 data breach

JULY 21: Internal Investigation launched into LabCorp Data Breach - Millions of Patients at Risk

JULY 21: Data breach at Boys Town National Research Hospital - Omaha, Nebraska

JULY 12: Healthcare Data Breach Costs Remain Highest Among Industries​

JULY 5: NHS Digital Erroneously Reveals Data of 150,000 Patients

JUNE 29: HealthEngine Breach reveals "feedback" of over 59k patients

JUNE 29: 619 UC San Diego patients affected by Nuance Communications data breach

JUNE 19: MD Anderson Cancer Center Fined $4.3 M For Data Breach

CONSUMER, HOSPITALITY & RETAIL

NOVEMBER 12: Nordstrom data breach exposes employee information

NOVEMBER 7: Bowker Announces Data Breach of Self-Pubbed Authors' Credit Cards

NOVEMBER 4: Under Armour says 4 million Aussie accounts in data breach

NOVEMBER 2: FIFA hit by more damaging leaks after hack of computer systems

OCTOBER 27: Stolen laptop prompts data breach concern for 10k Raley’s pharmacy customers

OCTOBER 25: Data breach may have exposed personal information for thousands of Girl Scouts

OCTOBER 19: Fake Spotify Email Latest Phishing Attack Aimed at Stealing Apple IDs

OCTOBER 19: iCloud Hacker Demanded $175000 Ransom to be Paid in Bitcoin

OCTOBER 16: Phishing Scam Seeking Manuscripts Spreads Worldwide

OCTOBER 9: Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey – DDoS Attacks Blight Launch

OCTOBER 6: Apple confirms a limited Supermicro malware attack

OCTOBER 5: Eventbrite Facing Class Action Lawsuit After Ticketfly Data Breach - 27 Million Customers Affected

OCTOBER 4: Fortnite cheaters are being targeted with malware

OCTOBER 4: Vancouver-basedased Bugerville Restaurants breached - Thousands of customers’ credit card data  at risk

SEPTEMBER 8: 6.42 million shoppers hit by online fashion shopping giant's massive data breach

SEPTEMBER 20: Thieves using 'spear phishing' to steal money from homeowners

SEPTEMBER 20: Data breach sees farm names end up in hands of animal rights activists

SEPTEMBER 19: NewEgg Suffers Month Long Cyberattack - Customer Financial Information Compromised

SEPTEMBER 1: DraftKings hit by cyberattack ahead of NFL season kickoff

AUGUST 30: Chinese Hotel Breach May Have Hit 100 Million+ Customers

AUGUST 24: Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen Breached - Payment info of customers in 22 states may be at risk

AUGUST 24: North Korean Hackers Suspected of Creating Mac-Based Malware

AUGUST 21: Wendell's Furniture loses thousands of dollars, records in ransomware attack​

AUGUST 2: 15 Million Credit & Debit Card Records Stolen from Chipotle, Arby's, Red Robin, hundreds more in 47 states

JULY 26: ComplyRight data breach hit with lawsuit after $662.000 clients affected

JULY 21: Massive Data Breach exposes sensitive documents from Tesla, Toyota et al, including blueprints and NDAs

JULY 19: Human Resources Firm ComplyRight Breached - Thousands of personal records leaked

JULY 12: Chinese phone company Huawei has been linked to a major data breach in Africa

JULY 12: BP data breach widens to 60,000 people after malware attack on PageUp job portal​

JULY 6: Macy's Breached: Third party used valid usernames and passwords to gain access to customer' accounts

JULY 3: Cheaters Beware: Fortnite Cheat Tools Laced with Malware

JULY 2: Costa Coffee Hacked - Data Breach of Australian HR Firm Considered Culprit

JUNE 29: Massive Data Breach at Exactis: Hundreds of millions of Americans impacted

JUNE 28: Ticketmaster UK Breached - Personal info, including payment details, of thousands compromised

JUNE 27: Adidas Discloses Major Breach - Millions of user accounts affected

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