Leak Site BreachForums Springs Back to Life Weeks After FBI Takedown

May 29, 2024 at 05:41PM Following the shutdown of BreachForums by the FBI and the DOJ, the alleged reappearance of the site has raised suspicions among researchers. The revival includes attempts to sell purported personal data of 560 million customers. There are doubts regarding the legitimacy of the revival, with experts pointing to potential law … Read more

Hacker defaces spyware app’s site, dumps database and source code

May 24, 2024 at 06:35PM The pcTattletale spyware website was hacked, and databases and source code data were leaked, exposing a serious security flaw. Despite attempts to contact the developers, the vulnerability remains unresolved. A security researcher discovered the flaw and exposed it, prompting a hacker to deface the website and leak data. Meanwhile, the … Read more

UK data watchdog wants six figures from N Ireland cops after 2023 data leak

May 23, 2024 at 04:35AM The UK’s data protection watchdog plans to fine the Police Service of Northern Ireland £750,000 over a data breach exposing officers’ information. The breach impacted 9,483 officers and resulted from an accidental release of data. The Information Commissioner’s Office emphasizes the breach’s severe impact and intends to fine the PSNI … Read more

The Post Millennial hack leaked data impacting 26 million people

May 13, 2024 at 10:19AM The Post Millennial and Human Events were hacked, exposing data of writers, editors, and subscribers. Have I Been Pwned added this data, including names, email addresses, passwords, and more, to their breach notification service. The source of the data is unclear. The affected sites have not issued statements, so subscribers … Read more

Lockbit’s seized site comes alive to tease new police announcements

May 6, 2024 at 10:36AM Law enforcement agencies revived a LockBit ransomware data leak site to tease new revelations on the takedown of LockBit’s infrastructure. The site was initially taken down during Operation Cronos, and later revived to announce upcoming blog posts at 14:00:00 UTC on Tuesday. The potential reveal of LockBit’s operator remains highly … Read more

A million Australian pubgoers wake up to find personal info listed on leak site

May 2, 2024 at 12:06AM Over a million records of Australians visiting local pubs and clubs have been leaked online. The data includes individuals’ names, addresses, dates of birth, and venues visited. Outabox, a tech services company, appears to be involved in collecting and possibly mishandling the data. Clubs and authorities are investigating the breach, … Read more

Ransomware Gang Leaks Data Allegedly Stolen From Government Contractor

April 23, 2024 at 06:57AM The LockBit ransomware gang leaked 1Gb of allegedly stolen data from the District of Columbia’s Department of Insurance and Banking. The group threatens to release an additional 800Gb unless a ransom is paid. The stolen data contains sensitive information, potentially including names, Social Security numbers, and driver’s license numbers. Tyler … Read more

Over a million Neighbourhood Watch members exposed through web app bug

April 23, 2024 at 04:34AM A UK-based company, VISAV, fixed a bug in its Neighbourhood Alert platform following a report of a security issue. The bug had allowed unverified users to access personal data of registered members, including police officers and MPs. Once aware, the company promptly rectified the issue and reported itself to the … Read more

Ransomware gang starts leaking alleged stolen Change Healthcare data

April 15, 2024 at 05:55PM RansomHub gang leaks claims of stolen corporate and patient data from Change Healthcare after cyberattack. Previously linked to BlackCat/ALPHV ransomware operation, the gang threatened to release data unless a deal is reached. Screenshots of files show data-sharing agreements and patient information. Deadline set for payment of extortion demand or data … Read more

Chipmaker Nexperia confirms breach after ransomware gang leaks data

April 15, 2024 at 12:03PM Dutch chipmaker Nexperia announced a network breach by hackers in March 2024. The ransomware gang, Dunghill Leak, claimed the incident and threatened to leak alleged stolen data. Nexperia shut down IT systems, launched an investigation, and reported the incident to authorities. The breach includes confidential data from various categories and … Read more