Cyber Security

Havenly has become the latest online firm to suffer a serious breach of customer data after hackers published the information for free on the dark web. Notorious dark web trader ShinyHunters was spotted last week posting the data of nearly 1.4 million accounts online. They’re said to be part...

An Israeli marketing video firm this week announced a major breach of user data which appears to have impacted over 14 million accounts. Promo, which describes itself as “the world’s #1 marketing video maker,” revealed in an online notice that a vulnerability in a third-party service...

A misconfigured cloud server at global cosmetics brand Avon was recently discovered leaking 19 million records including personal information and technical logs. Researchers at SafetyDetectives led by Anurag Sen told Infosecurity that they found the Elasticsearch database on an Azure server publicly exposed with no password protection or...

Researchers from the think tank Parliament Street have uncovered a text message scam offering a ‘Free TV License.’ Coinciding with the BBC’s controversial decision to axe the universal free TV license for over-75s, the fraud is designed to steal the personal financial data of victims. According to...

The University of York has announced that a ransomware attack suffered by its CRM provider Blackbaud resulted in a cyber criminal stealing the personal information of its alumni, staff, and students and using the data to demand ransom from the company. The ransomware attack took place...