Latest breach publications


Lancaster University students data stolen in sophisticated and malicious attack

Large amount of personal data stolen in phishing attack Lancaster University has been struck by a ‘sophisticated and malicious phishing attack’ affecting the data of students and applicants, the University revealed. In a posting on its website, the University said it detected the breach on Friday and has reported the incident to law enforcement agencies,… Read More


Chinese state hackers attack Norwegian cloud computing firm

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a Chinese state-sponsored cyber attack against Norwegian cloud software provider Visma, which says no client data was affected Chinese intelligence breached the network of Norwegian software firm Visma in an attempt to steal secrets from its clients, according to a new report published by Rapid7 and Recorded Future, two US cybersecurity… Read More


Collection #1 data dump exposes more than 772 million email addresses

One of the largest data leaks in recent memory strikes just one month into 2019 Renowned security researcher Troy Hunt yesterday revealed that a set of 772 million email addresses and passwords have been posted to a popular hacking forum, a breach he is referring to as Collection #1. In a blog post, Hunt said he… Read More


Hackers bypass two-factor authentication at scale

Hackers break into Gmail and Yahoo accounts of journalists and activists “at scale”, even those with two-factor authentication (2FA) enabled Multiple credentials phishing campaigns targeting human rights activists and journalists across the Middle East and North Africa have been disclosed by Amnesty International. Credentials phishing deploys imitations of websites, wherein a login prompt lures a… Read More



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