Cyber breaches abound in 2019

Cyber breaches abound in 2019
https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/26/cyber-breaches-abound-in-2019/

News of high-profile cyber breaches has been uncharacteristically subdued in recent quarters.

Is this a harbinger of a worse hacking landscape in 2019?

The answer is unequivocally yes. No question, cyber breaches have been a gigantic thorn in the global economy for years. But expect them to be even more rampant in this new year 2019 as chronically improving malware will be deployed more aggressively on more fronts. Also  data-driven businesses simultaneously move into the “target zone” of cyber attacks.

On the cybersecurity side, a growing number of experts believe that multi-factor authentication will become the standard for all online businesses.

Here are links to some articles that can hopefully help you to handle your cyber security better:

Cybersecurity 101: Why you need to use a password manager
https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/25/cybersecurity-101-guide-password-manager/

Cybersecurity 101: Five simple security guides for protecting your privacy
https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/26/cybersecurity-101-security-guides-protect-privacy/

506 Comments

  1. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Seller floods hacker forum with data stolen from 14 companies
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/seller-floods-hacker-forum-with-data-stolen-from-14-companies/
    A data breach broker is selling databases containing user records for
    14 different companies he claimed were breached by hackers in 2020.

    Reply
  2. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Facebook says 5,000 app developers got user data after cutoff date
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/facebook-says-5000-app-developers-got-user-data-after-cutoff-date/
    Social media giant Facebook disclosed on Wednesday a new user privacy
    incident. The company said that it continued sharing user data with
    approximately 5,000 developers even after their application’s access
    expired.

    Reply
  3. Tomi Engdahl says:

    MAZE RANSOMWARE OPERATORS ALLEGEDLY TARGETED NATIONAL HIGHWAYS
    AUTHORITY OF INDIA (NHAI) DATA LEAK!!
    https://cybleinc.com/2020/07/02/maze-ransomware-operators-allegedly-targeted-national-highways-authority-of-india-nhai-data-leak/
    Update as on 07/02/2020: As part of our regular darkweb monitoring,
    our researchers came across the data leak of National Highways
    Authority of India (NHAI) been published by the Maze ransomware
    operators.

    Reply
  4. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Data Breach: Millions of Dating App Records, Messages, and User
    Profiles Exposed in Data Leak
    https://www.wizcase.com/blog/dating-breaches-research/
    WizCases security team has recently uncovered breaches in 5 different
    dating site and app databases. These leaks have compromised user data,
    including sensitive and confidential information like real names,
    billing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, private messages,
    and more. The total number of leaked entries is in the millions. Every
    server was easily accessible via the internet and . not password
    protected.

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  5. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Report: Popular Gambling App Exposed Millions of Users in Massive Data
    Leak
    https://www.vpnmentor.com/blog/report-clubillion-leak/
    The breach originated in a technical database built on an
    Elasticsearch engine and was recording the daily activities of
    millions of Clubillion players around the world.

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