Breach Incidents

Ukraine Says Personal Data Leaked From Government Jobs Portal

Reuters reports: Ukraine’s top state security body acknowledged on Friday that some citizens’ personal data had been leaked from a portal advertising jobs for government employees. The National Security and Defence Council did not specify if the leak was the result of a cyber attack, how much data was involved or who was responsible....

Nebraska hospital 80% recovered after November ransomware attack

Mackenzie Garrity reports: North Platte, Neb.-based Great Plains Health is nearly recovered following a ransomware attack in November 2019 that encrypted the hospital’s computers, according to local NBC affiliate KNOP. Hospital officials say they are 80 percent finished with the recovery processes. Only thing left to recover is archived information, which hospital officials say is rarely used....

FBI seizes WeLeakInfo, a website that sold access breached data

Catalin Cimpanu reports: US authorities have seized this week the domain of WeLeakInfo.com, an online service that for the past three years has been selling access to data hacked from other websites. The website provided access to people’s cleartext passwords, allowing hackers to purchase a subscription on the site and gain access to billions of...