Tag: Data Breach

AlphaBay Darknet Marketplace Flaws Expose User Data

The large Darknet marketplace AlphaBay reportedly contained security flaws that allowed hackers to view private messages on the platform. The hacker, who uses the handle “Cipher0007,” discovered the security flaws and attempted to notify the admins of the Darknet marketplace. The hacker discovered at least two critical security bugs and two other flaws on the … More

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Fast-Food Chain Arby’s Discloses Card Breach

The fast-food chain Arby’s has confirmed a card breach at hundreds of locations across the United States after attackers installed malicious software on payment systems. Cybercriminals installed malicious software on the payment systems of hundreds of corporate Arby’s locations, according to reports. The fast-food chain claims franchise locations were not affected by the breach, and … More

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PrimeWest Warns Patients of Third-Party Breach

PrimeWest Health in Minnesota is notifying members of a ransomware attack against a third-party vendor that potentially affects their data. Summit Reinsurance Services Inc. reportedly suffered a ransomware attack in March 2016. The breach affected members of clients in a range of industries, including Black Hawk College in Illinois. PrimeWest Health notified the Department of … More

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Columbia Sportswear Investigates Cyberattack

Columbia Sportswear Co. is reportedly investigating a cyberattack on one of the company’s e-commerce websites. Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle told staff an unspecified cyberattack had targeted the prAna brand’s online retail store. Boyle did not disclose the type of attack or extent of the potential breach as the investigation is ongoing at this time. … More

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Hackers Target Canada’s Grey Eagle Resort & Casino

Hackers allegedly targeted Canada’s Grey Eagle Resort and Casino located in Calgary, Alberta and are now threatening to leak employee and customer data. The attackers posted on file sharing website Pastebin on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 detailing the breach, according to reports. “Grey Eagle Resort and Casino has been hacked hundreds of gigabytes of data … More

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San Antonio Symphony Suffers Data Breach

Cybercriminals targeted the computer systems of the San Antonio Symphony and stole personal information belonging to 250 employees. The organization confirmed the breach, which reportedly occurred on Monday, February 13, 2017. The attackers accessed and stole a database containing personal data of Symphony employees, including full names, dates of birth, home addresses and Social Security … More

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Washington Healthcare Organization Suffers Breach

The non-profit MultiCare Health System based in Tacoma, Washington is warning former and current patients of a potential data breach. The organization told patients MultiCare was notified in November 2016 that an unauthorized individual accessed an employee’s email account. MultiCare said the employee’s email account may have held some patient information. The patient data that … More

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Thousands of PharmaNet Patients’ Data Exposed

The Ministry of Health in Canada confirmed a breach to the PharmaNet healthcare system in the British Columbia province. PharmaNet is a province-wide network that connects pharmacies across British Columbia to a centralized information network portal. The data breach may have compromised personal data for approximately 7,500 British Columbian residents, according to reports. The Ministry … More

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2.5 Million Xbox 360 and PlayStation Accounts Breached

A researcher discovered an unidentified attacker hacked into the Xbox 360 and PlayStation Portable ISO forums compromising 2.5 million gamer accounts. The compromised gamer accounts include email addresses, account passwords and IP addresses, according to the researcher. The initial intrusions to both gaming forums allegedly occurred around September 2015. The researcher urged all gamers to … More

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Cyberattack Hits Texas Department of Transportation

The Texas Department of Transportation claims personal information of the agency’s employees was compromised following a “security incident.” The department allegedly discovered the breach on its automated administrative system on Friday, February 10, 2017. The Texas Department of Transportation claims the personal data of a “small number of employees” may have been accessed, altered and … More

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