The Japanese aerospace manufacturer said that starting in June, overseas unauthorized access to its servers may have compromised customer data. Japanese aerospace company Kawasaki Heavy Industries on Monday warned of a security incident that may have led to unauthorized access of customer data. According to the company’s data breach notification, . . . Read more
Ransomware actors behind the attack have breached at least 85,000 MySQL servers, and are currently selling at least compromised 250,000 databases. Researchers are warning on an active ransomware campaign that’s targeting MySQL database servers. The ransomware, called PLEASE_READ_ME, has thus far breached at least 85,000 servers worldwide – and has . . . Read more
Events application Peatix this week disclosed a data breach, after user account information reportedly began circulating on Instagram and Telegram. Event-discovery application Peatix has disclosed a data breach, after ads for stolen user-account information were reportedly being circulated on Instagram and Telegram. In a data breach notice to affected users, . . . Read more
A report on the underground economy finds that malicious actors are offering cloud-based troves of stolen data, accessible with handy tools to slice and dice what’s on offer. Cybercriminals are embracing cloud-based services and technologies in order to accelerate their attacks on organizations and better monetize their wares, researchers have . . . Read more
Animal Jam, just the latest in a string of attacks on gaming apps, has adopted a transparent communications strategy after stolen data turned up on a criminal forum.
Following a Nov. 3 ransomware attack against Campari, Ragnar Locker group took out public Facebook ads threatening to release stolen data. The Ragnar Locker ransomware group has decided to ratchet up the pressure on its latest high-profile victim, Italian liquor conglomerate Campari, by taking out Facebook ads threatening to release . . . Read more
The Resident Evil creator reportedly been hit in a ransomware attack that stole 1TB of sensitive data. Video game giant Capcom has reportedly been hit by a ransomware attack that affected access to certain systems – including email and file servers – and encrypted 1 terabyte (TB) of sensitive data. . . . Read more
Aleksandr Brovko faces jail time after stealing $100 million worth of personal identifiable information (PII) and financial data over the course of more than 10 years. Authorities have sentenced a hacker to eight years in prison for trafficking stolen personally identifiable information (PII) and online banking credentials resulting in losses . . . Read more
Fraudulent Facebook messages allege copyright infringement and threaten to take down pages, unless users enter logins, passwords and 2FA codes.