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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Data Breaches and Hacks Across Industries, and a Ransomware Payment Recovery

By Jeff Birnbaum  |  June 17, 2021 at 5:03 PM  | 
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Here are the top security stories from recent weeks. 

  • McDonald’s Hit by Data Breach Exposing Customer Information in South Korea and Taiwan Markets
  • Children’s Apparel Giant Carter’s Exposes 410K Customer Records
  • Hackers Steal EA’s FIFA 21 Source Code After Breach
  • Ransomware Hits Foodservice Supplier Edward Don, Affects Business Operations
  • Dept. of Justice Recovers $2.3 Million of Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Payment
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The Healthcare Breach Report: Hacking and IT Incidents on the Rise

By Will Houcheime  |  February 17, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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The vast majority of healthcare organizations utilize and store highly sensitive data, such as protected health information (PHI) and personal data such Social Security numbers, personal financial data, and more. For our annual Healthcare Breach Report, we analyzed data from the US Department of Health and Human Services’ “Wall of Shame” to get a closer look at the state of security for healthcare organizations over the last few years. These breaches are broken down into four categories: hacking or IT incidents, unauthorized access or disclosure, loss or theft, and other. 

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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Major Provider of Network Security Discloses Breach

By Will Houcheime  |  February 11, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
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Here are the top stories of recent weeks:

  • Major Provider of Network Security Discloses Breach
  • Scammers impersonate FBI agents in breach
  • Data breach of passports and IDs via Azure blob storage leak 
  • San Francisco based car insurance startup discloses a security breach 
  • Children’s health insurance provider traced a data breach to its web hosting platform
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Tesla Experiences Internal Breach, Leaking Valuable Company Data

By Will Houcheime  |  February 3, 2021 at 5:00 AM  | 
960x0-1During his two-week employment, a former Tesla Inc. software engineer stole more than 6,000 scripts, or files of code, that automate a broad range of company functions. The software automation engineer, Alex Khatilov, was hired as one of a few employees to have access to the files, which the company says were unrelated to his job.

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