Search Engine Journal: Data Breach Spreads To Six Web Hosts

Search Engine Journal: Data Breach Spreads To Six Web Hosts. “The GoDaddy data breach that affected up to 1.2 million web hosts has expanded to six more web hosts serving customers worldwide. The six additional compromised web hosts are resellers of GoDaddy’s hosting services. The extent of the intrusion appears to be the same as with GoDaddy, with matching dates of when the security intrusion began.”

MarketWatch: Robinhood says customer data was accessed in breach, stock falls in after-hours

MarketWatch: Robinhood says customer data was accessed in breach, stock falls in after-hours . “In a post on the company’s blog, Robinhood disclosed that a customer-support employee was tricked into giving access to systems late on Nov. 3. The hacker was then able to access a list of about 5 million email addresses as well as full names for about 2 million customers, with a smaller subset of customers — 310, according to Robinhood — potentially having more data at risk.”

Mashable: Twitch says user passwords weren’t compromised in huge data leak

Mashable: Twitch says user passwords weren’t compromised in huge data leak . “Earlier in October, pretty much the entirety of Twitch was hacked and leaked onto the internet. Apparently, passwords weren’t included, though. That’s what Twitch says, anyway. The streaming site issued an update on Friday in the aftermath of the big hack, saying that user passwords, credit cards, and banking info weren’t accessed by the hackers.”

Ars Technica: Neiman Marcus data breach impacts 4.6 million customers

Ars Technica: Neiman Marcus data breach impacts 4.6 million customers . “American luxury retailer Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) has just disclosed a major data breach impacting approximately 4.6 million customers. The breach occurred sometime in May 2020 after ‘an unauthorized party’ obtained the personal information of some Neiman Marcus customers from their online accounts. Neiman Marcus is working with law enforcement agencies and has selected cybersecurity company Mandiant to assist with the investigation.”

Business Insider: T-Mobile customers file class action lawsuits as investigation finds 53 million affected by data breach

Business Insider: T-Mobile customers file class action lawsuits as investigation finds 53 million affected by data breach. “The number of users whose personal information might have been compromised in a recent cyber attack of T-Mobile has climbed to 53 million, as the telecommunication company is hit by a pair of class-action lawsuits. T-Mobile announced Friday it had discovered that another 5.3 million current customers and 667,000 former customers also had their information stolen.”

Engadget: T-Mobile confirms data breach affects over 47 million people

Engadget: T-Mobile confirms data breach affects over 47 million people. “As part of its ongoing data breach investigation, T-Mobile has confirmed the enormity of the stolen information. Roughly 47.8 million current and former or prospective customers have been affected by the cyberattack on its systems, the carrier confirmed on Wednesday. Of that number, about 7.8 million are current T-Mobile postpaid accounts and the rest are prior or potential users who had applied for credit, the company added in a press release.”

Motherboard: T-Mobile Investigating Claims of Massive Customer Data Breach

Motherboard: T-Mobile Investigating Claims of Massive Customer Data Breach. “T-Mobile says it is investigating a forum post claiming to be selling a mountain of personal data. The forum post itself doesn’t mention T-Mobile, but the seller told Motherboard they have obtained data related to over 100 million people, and that the data came from T-Mobile servers. The data includes social security numbers, phone numbers, names, physical addresses, unique IMEI numbers, and driver licenses information, the seller said.”

CNN: 4 companies affected by security breaches in June

CNN: 4 companies affected by security breaches in June. “There’s been a sharp rise in cyberattacks in recent weeks, often disrupting services and products that are essential to everyday lives…. The uneasy trend continued in June, with several high-profile companies like McDonald’s and Peloton revealing they, too, were targeted by hackers. These incidents highlight the growing need for cybersecurity professionals, a space that’s facing a skills gap.”

WUSA: Hackers demand $4 million ransom from DC police, as more officers’ confidential info posted to the dark web

WUSA: Hackers demand $4 million ransom from DC police, as more officers’ confidential info posted to the dark web. “In the latest escalation of an unprecedented cyber-attack against U.S. law enforcement, hackers belonging to the Russian-speaking Babuk syndicate posted a $4 million ransom demand against the Metropolitan Police Department on the dark web. The demand came as more D.C. police officers received notice their confidential information was included within the scope of the April hack.”

BBC: Cyber-attack hackers threaten to share US police informant data

BBC: Cyber-attack hackers threaten to share US police informant data. “Washington DC’s Metropolitan Police Department has said its computer network has been breached in a targeted cyber-attack, US media report. A ransomware group called Babuk is reportedly threatening to release sensitive data on police informants if it is not contacted within three days. The FBI is investigating the extent of the breach, US media reported, citing the Washington DC police department.”