Data privacy Houseparty claims hacking rumours were part of a smear campaign

Houseparty, the intensely popular video chat app, has offered $1 million for proof to confirm that the recent “smear campaign” …

Breach Marriott suffers second mega breach, this time involving over 5m guests

International hotel chain Marriott has announced that personal information of approximately 5.2 million guests were improperly accessed by third parties …

Phishing Hackers sending new COVID-19 Phishing Message: “You Are Infected”

Security researchers at KnowBe4 have identified a new phishing scam that involves phishers luring Internet users to download malicious documents …

Ransomware Insurance firm Chubb allegedly hit by Maze Ransomware

Leading cyber security insurance provider Chubb was recently targeted by the Maze ransomware group that claimed to have encrypted the …

Threats Zoom allegedly collecting detailed personal data of millions of users

The ongoing global coronavirus crisis has spurred widespread adoption of remote working tools such as video conferencing, file sharing and …

Ransomware Defence contractor Kimchuk targeted with data-stealing ransomware

Kimchuk, a contract manufacturer of electronic and medical equipment for civil and defence companies, suffered a major ransomware attack earlier …

Cyber attack Hackers injected card skimming code on Tupperware website

The website of household brand Tupperware, known for its plastic food container products, was infiltrated by hackers using digital skimming …

Breach Watford Community Housing exposed ethnicity and sexual orientation of residents

Watford Community Housing (WCH) accidentally sent across an email containing sensitive personal details of almost 3,500 individuals this week, exposing …

Data privacy NHS sent COVID-19 letters to families of deceased patients in error

NHS has recently issued a public apology for erroneously sending nearly 11,000 letters to the families of deceased patients, informing …

Phishing WHO officials targeted with spear-phishing attacks in early March

A group of hackers tried to break into the World Health organisation's system earlier this month to steal email credentials …

Breach Breach at third party supplier impacted General Electric employees

Multinational technology giant General Electric (GE) recently confirmed that personal information of its former and present employees was exposed after …

Data privacy UK telecom operators to share citizens’ location data with the government

With the recently-passed Coronavirus bill, the UK government has awarded itself with sweeping powers, one such being able to track …