How vulnerable is your personal information? 4 essential reads

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Chances are some of your data has already been stolen, but that doesn’t mean you should shrug data breaches off. WhataWin/iStock via Getty Images Eric Smalley,…

Malicious npm Code Packages Built for Hijacking Discord Servers

The lurking code-bombs lift Discord tokens from users of any applications that pulled the packages into their code bases. A series of malicious packages in the Node.js package manager (npm)…

“Get Your Free Omicron PCR test” is the latest Omicron phishing scam

The latest Omicron phishing scam is currently targeting unsuspecting users in the United Kingdom and uses fake NHS emails to do so. Omicron is the new variant of COVID-19 that…

Sensitive information of 30k Florida healthcare workers exposed in unprotected database

More than 30,000 US healthcare workers’ personal information was recently exposed due to a non-password protected database, according to security researcher Jeremiah Fowler and a team of ethical hackers with…

Omicron Phishing Scam Already Spotted in UK

Omicron COVID-19 variant anxiety inspires new phishing scam offering fake NHS tests to steal data. The global pandemic has provided cover for all sorts of phishing scams over the past…

Misconfigured Database Leaks Info on 150K E-commerce Buyers

Misconfigured Database Leaks Info on 150K E-commerce Buyers Security researchers have found a misconfigured cloud-hosted database leaking over 300,000 records, including sensitive personal information on e-commerce buyers. A team at Safety…

Cyber-attack on Planned Parenthood

Cyber-attack on Planned Parenthood A cyber-attack on Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (PPLA) has resulted in the exposure of patients’ personally identifying information (PII). The agency said in a notice posted to its…

Planned Parenthood Breach Opens Patients to Follow-On Attacks

Cyberattackers made off with addresses, insurance information, dates of birth, and most worryingly, clinical information, such as diagnosis, procedures, and/or prescription information. Planned Parenthood’s Los Angeles (PPLA) division has been…

Planned Parenthood LA announces ransomware incident, healthcare info of 400,000 patients leaked

Planned Parenthood Los Angeles has sent out breach notification letters to about 400,000 patients after the organization suffered from a ransomware incident between October 9 and October 17. ZDNet Recommends…