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Personal data of 16 million Brazilian COVID-19 patients exposed online by Albert Einstein Hospital employee error

Today’s example of “no need to hack if it’s leaking,” Catalin Cimpanu reports: The personal and health information of more than 16 million Brazilian COVID-19 patients has been leaked online after a hospital employee uploaded a spreadsheet with usernames, passwords, and access keys to sensitive government systems on GitHub this month. Among the systems that had...

Canon publicly confirms August ransomware attack, data theft

Ionut Ilascu reports: Canon has finally confirmed publicly that the cyberattack suffered in early August was caused by ransomware and that the hackers stole data from company servers. BleepingComputer was the first to report the attack after tracking a suspicious outage on the cloud photo and video storage service (image.canon) that caused users to lose files....