Non-U.S.

Universiti Malaya: No data compromised in E-Pay portal hack

Angelin Yeoh and Christina Chin report: No data or information was compromised after the Universiti Malaya (UM) E-Pay Cashless Payment and Records portal was hacked, according to the university. The portal, which was inaccessible since late Thursday night after it was defaced with a message that included hashtags #NoRasis and #UndurVC, is expected to...

Dutch pharma group Pharming denies involvement in CSL data breach

Carrie LaFrenz reports: Dutch pharma company Pharming Group NV said it “categorically denies“  any involvement in an alleged data breach by a former CSL staffer. Shares in the listed €698 million ($1.14 billion) biotech company recovered in early trade Thursday after tumbling nearly 12 per cent the day before in Europe, after it was...

Stealthy Russian Hacker Group Resurfaces With Clever New Tricks

Andy Greenberg reports: In the notorious 2016 breach of the Democratic National Committee, the group of Russian hackers known as Fancy Bear stole the show, leaking the emails and documents they had obtained in a brazen campaign to sway the results of the US presidential election. But another, far quieter band of Kremlin hackers was...

Two cashback sites leaked data of 3.5 million users

Al Restar writes: Two popular cashback services have leaked nearly two terabytes worth of personally identifiable information (PII) and account data in an unprotected Elastic database. The two cashback websites have been operating mostly in the United Kingdom and India. Cybersecurity experts from the Security Detectives  (sic) Research team discovered an unprotected Elasticsearch database containing...