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A recent report by NASA OIG disclosed that the attackers used a Raspberry Pi in its April 2018 data breach.It also mentions that the hackers stole around 500 MB of data in the breach. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has confirmed that the April 2018 data breach was carried out using a Raspberry...
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The ransomware infection encrypted and locked all files and crippled the city’s services including email services, billing system, and water utility pump stations.The city officials decided to pay the ransom amount in 65 bitcoins (USD 603,000) in order to recover the data. The city council for Riviera Beach in Florida suffered a ransomware attack on...
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Contrary to the media reports, the company has called the data breach a ‘minor incident’.The hackers had targeted Symantec accounts belonging to several large Australian firms as well as major Australian government departments. Recent media reports claimed that security giant Symantec exposed confidential data and a purported list of prominent Australian clients during its demonstration...
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The CBP said that one of its contractors transferred copies of license plate images and traveler photos collected by CBP to the company’s network, which was later compromised by an attacker.The agency did not reveal the name of the contractor, however, CBP’s public statement sent to the Washington Post included the name “Perceptics” in the...
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Security researchers said a security lapse at IT giant Tech Data  allowed them to access customer and billing data. The Fortune 500 information technology giant secured an exposed server shortly after researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar found and reported the leaking data. The server was running a database used for logging internal company events for its...
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The information that could be accessed during the breach includes Social Security numbers, bank account details, credit card numbers, as well as medical information.American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) immediately responded by taking down the web payment page, as well as migrated its web payments portal services to a third-party vendor. What happened? American Medical Collection...
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Written by: Teju Shyamsundar of Okta In today’s tech landscape, the importance of securing user logins has become a no-brainer. We’re constantly seeing reports of data breaches as a result of identity attacks, and we know those threat actors aren’t going anywhere. According to the 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report, stolen credentials are still the...
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Pacers Sports & Entertainment (PSE), the legal entity behind the Indiana Pacers and the Indiana Fever NBA and WNBA basketball teams, respectively, announced a cybersecurity breach on Friday during which hackers gained access to sensitive user information. In a press release published yesterday, the company blamed the cybersecurity breach on phishing campaign during which hackers managed to...
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Attackers gained access to seller accounts and siphoned off loan funds which were intended to be used for business and startup costs.Amazon noted that the accounts were likely compromised by phishing techniques that tricked sellers into providing their account details and login credentials. What is the issue? Amazon has revealed that it was hit with...
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Airbnb users are complaining that their accounts have been hacked and used for making bookings, thereby charging them thousands of pounds.Users also noted that they have been locked out of their accounts, leaving them unable to reset their passwords. What happened? Airbnb users are complaining that their accounts have been hacked and used for making...
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