Extent of financial damage from ransomware attack on Caesars still unknown
The casino and hotel chain Caesars Entertainment still does not know exactly how much the ransomware attack from September this year will cost. This is according to a recent filing to stock market regulator SEC on the progress of the incident.
According to the filing to the SEC, Caesars Entertai... Read more
Hack at MGM casinos leads to theft of personal data and huge costs
The recent hacking attack on MGM casinos has caused a serious data breach at the hotel chain and casino provider. The attack cost nearly 95 million euros ($100 million) in the third quarter of this year.
The recent hacking attack in which virtually all systems were down resulted in a serious dat... Read more
NXP reports customer data breach, warns for suspicious emails
NXP has alerted customers by email to a data breach. A cyber incident occurred on July 11, which the Dutch chipmaker's incident response team discovered three days later. The company advises customers to watch for suspicious emails.
The email NXP sent to customers was shared on X by Troy Hunt, f... Read more
Chrome extensions steal passwords in plain text
Researchers have succeeded in using a self-developed extension for Chrome to steal passwords from the source code of websites in plain text. Many extensions also turned out to be dangerous and websites are prone to data leaks due to the extension.
University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers mana... Read more
Paramount confirms data breach: personal data stolen
Paramount has fallen victim to a hack. Hackers gained access to personal data as a result.
American entertainment production house Paramount confirms a data breach. Affected individuals were already notified via an official letter signed by Brian Keane, EVP of Nickelodeon Animation Studio. "Bas... Read more
French job seeker agency leaks data of 10 million people
The French job seeker agency Pôle Emploi has been hit by a data leak in which the data of 10 million French people is now publicly available.
According to Pôle Emploi, the data in question is the personal information of job seekers who registered in February of 2022. Former job seekers may als... Read more
Hackers increasingly turn to third-party suppliers
Hacker collective LockBit has obtained company information from chipmaker TSMC. The data breach resulted from a security incident at a supplier of IT services to the company. Hackers seem increasingly interested in such indirect attacks.
Ransomware group LockBit announced it had stolen data fro... Read more
Kaspersky: ‘Companies lack knowledge on how to handle data breaches’
Kaspersky notified 258 companies worldwide last year that their private data was being offered for sale online. The voluntarily made up initiative revealed that many companies handle data breaches incorrectly. During Kaspersky's NEXT 2023, we took some time to talk with the lead researcher behind t... Read more
LastPass users continue to experience authentication problems
Many LastPass end users have long been unable to log in to their password manager due to authentication problems. This is evident from the many comments on Twitter and other user forums. LastPass does eventually come to the rescue of users.
The authentication problems surrounding LastPass's pass... Read more
Database evolutions: caching in with schema-as-code
Databases move. By their nature, developers and database administrators (DBAs) along with the full cadre of Ops-operations staff need to move data from one place to another - sometimes between applications, connected services and API endpoints, but sometimes between higher-level operating systems, ... Read more