WeWork Developers Exposed Contracts and Customer Data on GitHub

Joseph Cox reports: WeWork developers exposed customer contracts, some of which contained bank account details, and the personal and contact information of other potential customers to the open internet. The issue impacts a subset of WeWork customers based in India, China, and Europe. The news comes after WeWork has essentially imploded, with its valuation...

Target sues insurer for up to $74 million in 2013 data breach costs

Kavita Kumar reports: Target is suing its longtime insurance company for denying claims to reimburse Target for tens of millions of dollars it has paid out for new payment cards as part of settlements over the retailer’s 2013 data breach. The lawsuit against ACE American Insurance Co., based in Pennsylvania and now part of...

Cn: Credit Rating Firm Kaola Accused of Privacy Breach

Wu Yujian, Zhang Yuzhe and Han Wei report: Kaola Credit, the credit rating service of leading payment company Lakala Payment, was accused of illegally storing and selling users’ personal data for millions of dollars, a case underscoring concerns about privacy breaches in the country’s booming fintech sector. Beijing-based Kaola Credit was among seven companies...

French Hospital had 6000 Computers Locked Down by Ransomware Attack

Bill Toulas reports: According to a report by Le Monde, the Rouen University Hospital-Charles Nicolle is currently struggling to recuperate from a catastrophic ransomware attack that hit them almost a week ago. This is one of the largest hospitals in Northern France, with 2500 beds and 10000 personnel, so the disruption affects many hundreds of...