FBI teams up with ‘Have I Been Pwned’ to alert Emotet victims

Amer Owaida reports: The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has shared more than 4.3 million email addresses, harvested by the Emotet botnet, with data breach tracking website Have I Been Pwned (HBIP) in an effort to help alert victims of the notorious botnet. “In all, 4,324,770 email addresses were provided which span a wide...

AmeriFirst Warns Customers of December Data Breach

Mogin Rubin writes: The personal loan information of certain #AmeriFirst Financial, Inc., customers have been compromised, according to the bank’s “data security incident” notification. AmeriFirst said it discovered the breach on April 12, 2021, which infiltrated the bank’s data storage from Dec. 2 to Dec. 10, 2020. Read more on The National Law Review.

CA: St. John’s Well Child and Family Center notifies patients of breach

April 29, 2021 – St. John’s Well Child and Family Center (“St. John’s”) has learned of a data security incident that involved personal or health information belonging to certain current and former patients. On April 29, 2021, St. John’s notified potentially-affected patients of the incident. On February 3, 2021, St. John’s experienced a data...

Thrifty Drug discloses security breach

Thrifty Drug Stores Inc., which does business as Thrifty White, is notifying customers about a security breach. Thrifty Drug in a statement said it worked with a business associate, Capture Rx, that discovered certain files on its system were accessed without authorization in February. Read more on Bismarck Tribune.

QNAP warns of AgeLocker ransomware attacks against NAS devices

Catalin Cimpanu reports: Taiwanese hardware vendor QNAP said today that its network-attached storage (NAS) devices are under attack by a ransomware operation known as AgeLocker. In a security advisory, the Taiwanese company urged customers to immediately update their NAS operating system and any apps they have installed on the device to prevent the AgeLocker gang...