Engadget: Hacker posts over 4,000 sensitive documents from Mexican embassy. “Thousands of documents containing sensitive information belonging to Mexico’s embassy in Guatemala were leaked online this week by a hacker. The stolen cache contained more than 4,800 files related to the embassy’s activities including its dealings with personal documents belonging to Mexican citizens.”
Krebs on Security: Experts: Breach at IT Outsourcing Giant Wipro. “Wipro says it has more than 170,000 employees helping clients across six continents with Fortune 500 customers in healthcare, banking, communications and other industries. In March 2018, Wipro said it passed the $8 billion mark in annual IT services revenue.” As of this writing this article has been updated once; Wipro has admitted to the breach but there aren’t many more details available.
BetaNews: Microsoft email hack was worse than first thought — some users’ messages were accessed. “Over the weekend we reported that hackers gained access to Microsoft’s web-based email services for a period of three months. Microsoft tried to calm users’ concerns by saying that only ‘your e-mail address, folder names, the subject lines of e-mails, and the names of other e-mail addresses you communicate with’ had been accessed. But for some people, things were rather worse.”
TechCrunch: Microsoft: Hackers compromised support agent’s credentials to access customer email accounts. “On the heels of a trove of 773 million emails, and tens of millions of passwords, from a variety of domains getting leaked in January, Microsoft has faced another breach affecting its web-based email services. Microsoft has confirmed to TechCrunch that a certain ‘limited’ number of people who use web email services managed by Microsoft — which cover services like @msn.com and @hotmail.com — had their accounts compromised.”
TechCrunch: Hackers publish personal data on thousands of US federal agents. “A hacker group has breached several FBI-affiliated websites and uploaded their contents to the web, including dozens of files containing the personal information of thousands of federal agents and law enforcement officers, TechCrunch has learned.”
CNN: Yahoo tries again to settle lawsuit over massive data breach. This time it offers $118 million. “Yahoo could pay $117.5 million to settle massive data breaches that compromised personal information, including email addresses and passwords. The proposed settlement was announced on Tuesday, but still needs to be approved by US District Judge Lucy Koh.”
Georgia Tech News Center: Unauthorized Access on Georgia Tech Network Exposes Information for 1.3 Million Individuals. “A central Georgia Tech database was accessed by an unknown outside entity. Georgia Tech’s cybersecurity team is conducting a thorough forensic investigation to determine precisely what information was extracted from the system, which may include names, addresses, social security numbers and birth dates.”