Non-U.S.

MY: Astro customer data and personal details leaked yet again

Vijandren reports: We’ll if you, just like the rest of us here are asking – wasn’t this last years news, well it isn’t. We have just confirmed that Astro’s customer data and customer personal details have been breached yet again. A notice which went up earlier today on Astro’s official site confirmed that its...

NZ: Ministry for Culture and Heritage investigating serious digital privacy breach

Passports, drivers’ licences and birth certificate details have been exposed to fraudsters after a serious Government digital privacy breach. The Ministry for Culture and Heritage says 302 young people supplied their details to it as part of an application for the Tuia 250 Voyage trainee programme. These were uploaded to an external website which...

Hackers attack Indian healthcare website, steal 6.8 million records

IANS reports: New Delhi: In a startling revelation, US-based cyber security firm FireEye said on Thursday that hackers broke into a leading India-based healthcare website, stealing 68 lakh records containing patient and doctor information. Without naming the website, FireEye said cyber criminals — mostly China-based — are directly selling data stolen from healthcare organisations...