Phishing scheme gains entry to Oregon Judicial Department emails

Aubrey Wieber reports: A phishing scheme succeeded in breaking into the email accounts of five Oregon Judicial Department employees, exposing personal information of more than 6,000 people. A forensic team determined that none of the information has been used in an inappropriate way so far. Read more on Mail Tribune.

How sweet it is(n’t): Chocolatier announces breach

Their press release: KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 30, 2019 — Russell Stover Chocolates, LLC (Russell Stover) recently became aware of a data security incident potentially affecting certain data from payment cards used for purchases at Russell Stover retail stores during a limited timeframe. It is important to note that, at this time, there is...

Bulgarian lender Banka DSK fined 1M leva for data breach

The Sofia Globe reports: Bulgaria’s commission for personal data protection said on August 28 that it had fined Banka DSK, the country’s second-largest lender by assets, one million leva (about 511 300 euro) for the “illegal disclosure” of the personal data of its customers. In total, the data of 33 492 customers from 23...

CT: Ransomware Attack Targets Wolcott Public Schools

Kristen Johnson reports that Wolcott Public Schools in Connecticut has not fully recovered from a ransomware attack at the end of the last year school and they are now planning to pay some ransom to get the decryption key to files that they have been unable to recover via their own means. Read more...