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AT&T may have paid hackers to delete stolen client data

  • Jean Leon
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 22:21:09

AT&T, one of the largest mobile carriers in the US, suffered a data breach earlier this year. A group of hackers managed to access the sensitive data of many company clients. Now, a new report claims that AT&T paid the hackers to delete the stolen data. Accor…

AT&T, one of the largest mobile carriers in the US, suffered a data breach earlier this year. A group of hackers managed to access the sensitive data of many company clients. Now, a new report cl… [+2123 chars]

Disney Investigating Data Leak After Hackers Post Alleged Internal Communications Online

  • Angelique Jackson
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 22:07:57

Disney is investigating a hack of the entertainment company’s internal Slack channels. A hacker group called Nullbulge claims to have obtained and leaked more than 1 terabyte of data from Disney’s internal Slack channels. The “hacktivist” group claims to focu…

Disney is investigating a hack of the entertainment company’s internal Slack channels. A hacker group called Nullbulge claims to have obtained and leaked more than 1 terabyte of data from Disney’s i… [+2134 chars]

Disney Hack: Company Investigating After Internal Messages Leak

  • Alex Weprin
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 21:55:55

The hacktivist group 'Nullbulge' is claiming responsibility for the hack, which includes a trove of data apparently taken from internal Slack channels.

Disney appears to have been hacked. The entertainment giant is the apparent victim of a cybersecurity incident, with hackers claiming to posses more than one terabyte of data from the company. “Dis… [+1491 chars]

Ransomware groups target Veeam Backup & Replication bug

  • Pierluigi Paganini
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 21:42:55

Multiple ransomware groups were spotted exploiting a vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-27532, in Veeam Backup & Replication. The vulnerability CVE-2023-275327 (CVSS score of 7.5) impacts the Veeam Backup & Replication component. An attacker can exploit the i…

Ransomware groups target Veeam Backup & Replication bug  | AT&T paid a $370,000 ransom to prevent stolen data from being leaked  | HardBit ransomware version 4.0 supports new obfuscation te… [+84099 chars]

How to protect your personal info after AT&T's data breach

  • Irving Mejia-Hilario, The Dallas Morning News
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 21:10:06

Dallas-based telecommunications company AT&T revealed its second data breach of the year on Friday morning, a leak that affects more than 100 million U.S. customers.

Dallas-based telecommunications company AT&T revealed its second data breach of the year on Friday morning, a leak that affects more than 100 million U.S. customers. The cause of the breach was … [+5328 chars]

Data Leak On An iPhone: How To View And Fix Compromised Passwords

  • RP Staff
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 20:57:12

Data leaks on an iPhone can lead to severe consequences such as financial fraud and identity theft, making it crucial to regularly check and update compromised passwords. By utilizing features like Apple’s built-in password monitoring and tools like Surfshark…

In an increasingly digital world, data leaks are a serious concern, especially when it comes to the sensitive information stored on our smartphones. A compromised password can lead to financial fraud… [+3360 chars]

5 Questions To Ask About The Latest News Surrounding The AT&T Breach

  • Steve Zurier
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 20:20:38

There’s a lot swirling around the massive AT&T data breach. Here’s what we know so far.

A search of the internet for news on the recent AT&T breach and the mind can only boggle at whats going on with this story. SC Media first reported on July 12 that the wireless carrier acknowled… [+6256 chars]

Navigating Cybersecurity Threats with Linux and Anonymity Tools

  • Janus Atienza
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 19:42:16

Despite the numerous benefits and advantages, we get from the Internet and Information Technologies (IT), the connectivity between billions of web users across the globe also creates new challenges and threats. Different from wrongdoings in the real world, cy…

Despite the numerous benefits and advantages, we get from the Internet and Information Technologies (IT), the connectivity between billions of web users across the globe also creates new challenges a… [+6307 chars]

AT&T breach involving 2022 customer data caused by third-party 'threat actor'

  • Andrew Long, The Dallas Morning News
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 19:30:01

Dallas-based telecommunications company AT&T revealed its second data breach of the year July 12, a leak that affects more than 100 million U.S. customers.

Dallas-based telecommunications company AT&T revealed its second data breach of the year July 12, a leak that affects more than 100 million U.S. customers. The cause of the breach was not a brea… [+3153 chars]

AT&T paid a $370,000 ransom to prevent stolen data from being leaked

  • Pierluigi Paganini
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 19:17:08

Wired attributes the recently disclosed AT&T data breach to a hacker living in Turkey and reported the company paid a $370,000 ransom. An American hacker who lives in Turkey claimed responsibility for the recently disclosed AT&T data breach. The man also said…

AT&T paid a $370,000 ransom to prevent stolen data from being leaked An American hacker who lives in Turkey claimed responsibility for the recently disclosed AT&T data breach. The man also s… [+5460 chars]

AT&T's Major Data Breach Sparks Another Class-Action Lawsuit

  • Michael Kan
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 18:24:48

AT&T reportedly paid a hacker to delete all the stolen data. AT&T's massive hacking incident, which impacts nearly all of its wireless customers, has prompted a class-action lawsuit that demands the carrier compensate users.Florida-based Dina Winger filed on …

AT&T's massive hacking incident, which impacts nearly all of its wireless customers, has prompted a class-action lawsuit that demands the carrier compensate users. Florida-based Dina Winger file… [+1624 chars]

AT&T's Major Data Breach Sparks Another Class-Action Lawsuit

  • Michael Kan
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 18:24:48

AT&T reportedly paid a hacker to delete all the stolen data. AT&T's massive hacking incident, which impacts nearly all of its wireless customers, has prompted a class-action lawsuit that demands the carrier compensate users.Florida-based Dina Winger filed on …

AT&T's massive hacking incident, which impacts nearly all of its wireless customers, has prompted a class-action lawsuit that demands the carrier compensate users. Florida-based Dina Winger file… [+1624 chars]

Phone Tracker mSpy Breached, 2.4 Million Email Addresses Leaked

  • Kate Irwin
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 18:13:25

Over 300GB of data on mSpy customers leaks online following a data breach last month that also includes IP addresses, names, credit cards, and nude photos. Ukrainian surveillance software mSpy reportedly experienced a data breach last month, resulting in mill…

Ukrainian surveillance software mSpy reportedly experienced a data breach last month, resulting in millions of leaked customer email addresses, support correspondence, and user data. Data leak track… [+1827 chars]

Phone Tracker mSpy Breached, 2.4 Million Email Addresses Leaked

  • Kate Irwin
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 18:13:25

Over 300GB of data on mSpy customers leaks online following a data breach last month that also includes IP addresses, names, credit cards, and nude photos. Ukrainian surveillance software mSpy reportedly experienced a data breach last month, resulting in mill…

Ukrainian surveillance software mSpy reportedly experienced a data breach last month, resulting in millions of leaked customer email addresses, support correspondence, and user data. Data leak track… [+1827 chars]

Maintaining Digital Compliance with the PCI DSS 4.0

  • William Nellis
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 17:06:15

Cisco plays a pivotal role in the evolution and implementation of the PCI DSS 4.0.1 standards, offering a suite of compliant products and advisory expertise to assist customers in navigating the significant security updates and phased rollout through March 20…

The Payment Card Industry data security standards have evolved since 2002 when the first version was released. The most recent update, version 4.0.1, was released in June 2024. This updates the PCI 4… [+18175 chars]

India needs robust security measures to safeguard wind sector from cyber threats

  • PTI
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 16:55:04

India needs robust security measures to protect its national infrastructure from cybersecurity threats due to wind sector component imports, particularly from China, by wind turbine original equipment manufacturers. The report highlights the potential risks a…

India needs robust security measures to safeguard its national infrastructure amid concerns over cybersecurity threats due to wind sector component imports, especially from China, by wind turbine ori… [+3825 chars]

Rite Aid Hacked, Ransomware Gang Says It Has Data on Millions of Customers

  • Michael Kan
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 16:37:45

The data, however, only covers customers who used Rite Aid services between 2017 to 2018. Rite Aid has suffered a data breach that appears to involve a ransomware gang stealing customer information from the drugstore chain. Rite Aid says the breach occurred o…

Rite Aid has suffered a data breach that appears to involve a ransomware gang stealing customer information from the drugstore chain.  Rite Aid says the breach occurred on June 6, when a hacker impe… [+2044 chars]

Rite Aid Hacked, Ransomware Gang Says It Has Data on Millions of Customers

  • Michael Kan
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 16:37:45

The data, however, only covers customers who used Rite Aid services between 2017 to 2018. Rite Aid has suffered a data breach that appears to involve a ransomware gang stealing customer information from the drugstore chain. Rite Aid says the breach occurred o…

Rite Aid has suffered a data breach that appears to involve a ransomware gang stealing customer information from the drugstore chain.  Rite Aid says the breach occurred on June 6, when a hacker impe… [+2044 chars]

Tether blacklists $14 million from Lazarus-connected DMM Bitcoin hack

  • theblock.co
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 16:23:02

Over the weekend, Tether blacklisted a wallet holding $29.6 million worth of USDT stablecoins connected to Huione Guarantee, a Cambodian marketplace allegedly linked to a multi-billion dollar online scam economy, according to pseudonymous on-chain sleuth Zach…

Over the weekend, Tether blacklisted a wallet holding $29.6 million worth of USDT stablecoins connected to Huione Guarantee, a Cambodian marketplace allegedly linked to a multi-billion dollar online … [+135 chars]

Stolen Users' Phone Call Data Deleted After AT&T Handed Over $370,000 to Hacker

  • inc.com
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 16:01:11

Tens of millions of call and text message records stolen by a hacker were apparently been deleted after a massive data breach. But AT&T's hack headache isn't 100 percent over, and it's a huge data security warning for your business too.

Tens of millions of call and text message records stolen by a hacker were apparently been deleted after a massive data breach. But AT&T's hack headache isn't 100 percent over, and it's a huge dat… [+85 chars]

DORA the enforcer: is the financial services sector ready for the new regulation?

  • Simon Crocker
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 16:00:00

The EU’s Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) is poised to tighten cybersecurity for companies throughout the bloc. UK firms are next in line.  The post DORA the enforcer: is the financial services sector ready for the new regulation? appeared first on T…

As far as cybersecurity is concerned, the financial services sector should be considered as a major innovator. That can be a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, its inclination to embrace new tech… [+6099 chars]

Google Rolls Out Huge Increase to Bug Bounty Payouts

  • Joe Hindy
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 15:50:51

Google is updating its reward amounts 'by up to 5x,' with a max payout jumping to $151,515. Google's bug bounty program is getting a substantial increase in reward money for developers who happen to stumble upon errors in the search giant's code. "We are very…

Google's bug bounty program is getting a substantial increase in reward money for developers who happen to stumble upon errors in the search giant's code. "We are very excited to announce that we a… [+1408 chars]

Google Rolls Out Huge Increase to Bug Bounty Payouts

  • Joe Hindy
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 15:50:51

Google is updating its reward amounts 'by up to 5x,' with a max payout jumping to $151,515. Google's bug bounty program is getting a substantial increase in reward money for developers who happen to stumble upon errors in the search giant's code. "We are very…

Google's bug bounty program is getting a substantial increase in reward money for developers who happen to stumble upon errors in the search giant's code. "We are very excited to announce that we a… [+1408 chars]

AT&T paid hackers to delete info stolen in last week's data breach

  • Artie Beaty
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 15:30:00

For the second time in three months, AT&T customers had their personal information exposed. Here's what you should do.

Just_Super/Getty Images If you're an AT&T wireless customer, pay attention because there's a good chance hackers have accessed some of your information. For the second time in three months, the… [+1921 chars]

PayPal Europe fined $27.3m for unclear consumer contracts by Polish regulator

  • Kurt Robson
  • Published date: 2024-07-15 14:55:10

PayPal Europe's terms and conditions do not explain prohibited activities clearly enough for users, according to Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer ...

PayPal Europe has been fined $27.3m by Polands competition regulator for failing to adequately tell consumers in its contractual clauses activities which will get them fined, the Office of Competitio… [+1848 chars]