Breaches and leaks

  • Wikipedia suffered downtime due to a large DDoS attack: link.
  • A Toyota Group subsidiary has lost $37 million in a BEC scam: link.
  • DK-Lok, a South Korean industrial manufacturer, has an unsecured e-mail platform, with internal and external e-mails being readable by everyone. The company has so far ignored disclosure: link.
  • An unsecured database containing 198 million records exposed personal details of prospective car buyers: link.
  • An exposed database was found with 17 million e-mails, which turned out to be used in a criminal network to defraud Groupon, Ticketmaster and other sites: link.
Dieter Van der Stock