Breaches and leaks

  • Bankers Life: insurance agency, had a data breach impacting over 500.000 customers.
  • Kars4Kids: the charity had an unsecured MongoDB instance, containing the information of over 21.000 donors.
  • Nordstrom: the retailer notified its employees this week that a contractor gained unauthorised access to employee personal data.
  • The Twitter accounts of both Google's Gsuite and Target were hacked this week, and used in a Bitcoin scam: link
Dieter Van der Stock

Update all the things \o/

  • Microsoft: had its Patch Tuesday, fixing 64 vulnerabilities, 12 of which are critical, including one zero-day vulnerability that's being exploited in the wild.
  • Adobe fixed three information disclosure vulnerabilities in Acrobat and Reader.
Dieter Van der Stock