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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Over 200k Instacart Users’ Data Is Being Sold on Dark Web

By Juan Lugo  |  July 27, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Here are the top stories of recent weeks:

  • Instacart Customer Data for Sale on Dark Web
  • 17 Million users exposed on SaaS platform
  • First American Financial Corp. Charged Over 2019 Breach
  • COVID-19 Research Data Hacked by Chinese Contractors
  • University of York, the Latest Victim of a Data Breach
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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Over 15 Billion Usernames and Passwords Are Now Available on the Dark Web

By Juan Lugo  |  July 15, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Here are the top stories of recent weeks:

  • Bank Details to Streaming Services, It Is All Available on the Dark Web
  • North Korea Is Linked to a Recent Cyberattack on US Enterprises
  • TikTok Mobile App on the Verge of Being Banned Due to Surveillance Concerns
  • Serious Security Concerns Over Smartwatch Tracker API Vulnerability
  • Nearly 100k Customers Exposed in Leaky Database Belonging to Fitness Platform
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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Telehealth Startup Based in the United Kingdom Affected by Data Leak

By Juan Lugo  |  June 23, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Here are the top stories of recent weeks:

  • AI Chatbot Startup Based in the United Kingdom Facing Backlash After Data Leak
  • Nintendo Breach Shuts Down Portal and Affects Over 300k Accounts
  • Ransomware Threat Actors Auctioning Victim Data on the Dark Web
  • Recent Data Breach Affects National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak
  • Malicious Self-Destructing Skimmer Steals Payment Card Information
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The Healthcare Breach Report: Breaches on the Upsurge

By Juan Lugo  |  February 19, 2020 at 5:00 AM  | 
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The vast majority of healthcare organizations utilize and store protected health information (PHI), which is composed of patients’ sensitive information. HIPAA, the privacy rule that classifies PHI, describes protected health information as medical history, Social Security numbers, personal financial data, and more. 

In this sixth annual Healthcare Breach Report, Bitglass analyzes and compiles data from the US Department of Health and Human Services’ “Wall of Shame.” Upon analyzing the data, Bitglass uncovered the state of security for healthcare organizations in 2019. This database, composed of PHI breaches that affected over 27M individuals, is broken into four categories: hacking or IT incidents, unauthorized access or disclosure, loss or theft, and other. A snapshot of some of this data is provided below.

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