Data leak Misconfigured Microsoft database exposed over 250m customer service records

Security researcher Bob Diachenko recently discovered a misconfigured Microsoft database that contained over 250 million records pertaining to conversations between …

Hacking Was Jeff Bezos’ iPhone hacked by the Saudi Crown Prince? UN panel seeks probe

UN human rights experts have expressed grave concern and have sought "an immediate investigation by US and other relevant authorities" …

Breach Mitsubishi Electric confirms its network was breached in June 2019

Mitsubishi Electric confirmed today that its computer network was breached by unnamed hackers in June last year and that the …

Breach Telnet credentials of 515,000 routers, servers & IoT devices dumped on hacker forum

A hacker has reportedly dumped Telnet credentials associated with more than 515,000 home routers, servers, and Internet-connected devices on a …

Breach PII of thousands of British professionals left exposed on unprotected Amazon database

Personal and employment details of thousands of British professionals as well as data stored by several British consulting firms were …

Threats NSA uncovers critical security vulnerability affecting all Windows 10 versions

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has discovered a critical security vulnerability named CVE-2020-0601 in Microsoft's Windows 10 and Windows …

Cyber warfare Austrian says government IT systems being targeted by state actors

The Austrian government announced on Saturday that the state department's IT systems were the targets of a "serious cyber attack" …

Cyber warfare Iranian hackers deface US government website following Soleimani’s killing

Hackers calling themselves members of "Iran Cyber Security Group" recently defaced the website of the US government's Federal Depository Library …

Microsoft Microsoft confirms Windows 7 ESU will ensure security updates till 2023

Microsoft has confirmed that enterprise customers who use Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Enterprise versions and have purchased Extended …

Breach Low-cost smart home camera maker Wyze leaked data of 2.4 million users

Smart home devices maker Wyze Labs recently left a large database exposed to unauthorised access that contained usernames and email …

Human error Human error is still a major reason behind corporate data breaches

The exposure of personally identifiable information (PII) or business-sensitive information to unauthorised entities due to human error continues to remain …

Breach Hundreds of Ministry of Defence laptops & computers stolen by thieves

A Freedom of Information request made by Sky News has revealed that the Ministry of Defence lost thirty computers, 210 …