Marriott Face £99 Million ICO Fine for Data Breach

Marriott Face £99 Million ICO Fine for Data Breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office has announced an intention to fine Marriott International £99m for “infringements of the GDPR.” Relating to an incident that Marriott reported…

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MongoDB Leak Exposed Millions of Medical Insurance Records

MongoDB Leak Exposed Millions of Medical Insurance Records

Millions of records containing personal information and medical insurance data were exposed by a database belonging to insurance marketing website MedicareSupplement.com. An online database belonging…

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Data Breaches A Time Bomb, Warns Security Report

Data Breaches A Time Bomb, Warns Security Report

Data breaches are a “time bomb” under companies that let customer information go astray, warns a security expert. Bryan Sartin, Verizon’s head of global security…

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How much does a data breach cost? Here's where the money goes.

How much does a data breach cost? Here’s where the money goes.

Deloitte finds “hidden” costs can amount to 90 percent of the total business impact on an organization, and will most likely be experienced two years…

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2.3B Files Currently Exposed via Online Storage

2.3B Files Currently Exposed via Online Storage

Digital Shadows researchers scanned various online file-sharing services and concluded the number of exposed files is up 50% from March of 2018. More than 2.3…

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42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data

42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data

A database containing records of tens of millions of users of various dating apps has been found publicly accessible, according to a researcher who says it…

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IT services giant HCL left employee passwords, other sensitive data exposed online

IT services giant HCL left employee passwords, other sensitive data exposed online

IT services giant HCL left employee passwords exposed online, as well as customer project details, and other sensitive information, all without any form of authentication,…

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Data Breach: Millions of Instagram 'influencers,' celebrities, and brands' data found online

Data Breach: Millions of Instagram ‘influencers,’ celebrities, and brands’ data found online

A massive database hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) for Mumbai-based internet company Chtrbox that contained contact info for millions of Instagram accounts for influencers,…

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Companies' Stock Value Dropped 7.5% after Data Breaches

Companies’ Stock Value Dropped 7.5% after Data Breaches

After analyzing the top three breaches from the past three years, Bitglass found that in the aftermath of a data breach, a decrease in stock…

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New secret-spilling flaw affects almost every Intel chip since 2011

New secret-spilling flaw affects almost every Intel chip since 2011

Security researchers have found a new class of vulnerabilities in Intel chips which, if exploited, can be used to steal sensitive information directly from the processor.…

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