Non-U.S.

MY: Health Ministry investigating leak of patient records

Sira Habibu reports: KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry is investigating reports of a data leak involving the patient records of nearly 20,000 Malaysians. He was responding to the Sept 16 report by Greenbone Network report claiming that information on 19,992 radiological reports from Malaysia was freely accessible on computer servers worldwide. Read more...

Malaysia’s Malindo Air confirms passenger data breach, advises frequent flyers to change passwords

Reuters reports: Malaysia’s Malindo Air, a subsidiary of Indonesia’s Lion Group, said on Wednesday (Sept 18) that it was investigating a data breach involving the personal details of its passengers. Malindo Air’s statement followed a report by Moscow-based cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab that the details of around 30 million passengers of Malindo and fellow...

Telecommunications Breakdown: How Russian Telco Infrastructure was Exposed

UpGuard reports: UpGuard can now disclose that a storage device containing 1.7 terabytes of information detailing telecommunications installations throughout the Russian Federation has been secured, preventing any future malicious use. This data includes schematics, administrative credentials, email archives, and other materials relating to telecom infrastructure projects. Read more on UpGuard.

People’s Party candidate Steven Fletcher accused of taking voter data from Conservatives

Ahmar Khan reports: Repurposed lawn signs are not the only thing People’s Party of Canada candidate Steven Fletcher is being accused of taking from his former party. The Conservative Electoral District Association of Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley alleges Fletcher, a four-time Conservative MP and former cabinet minister, took electronic voter data that belonged to them. CBC...