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UC San Diego Health Announces Data Breach

27th July 2021 | Target: UC San Diego Health | Reported Here

UC San Diego Health, the academic health system of the University of California, San Diego, has disclosed a data breach after the compromise of some employees’ email accounts.

UC San Diego Health is one of the nation’s best hospitals, being repeatedly ranked as the best health care system in San Diego, according to the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report survey.


[above via Bleeping Computer post] Update 1 


Saudi Aramco data breach sees 1 TB stolen data for sale

19th July 2021 | Target: Saudi Aramco | Reported Here

Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, confirmed on Wednesday that some of its company files had been leaked via a contractor, after a cyber extortionist claimed to have seized troves of its data last month and demanded a $50 million ransom from the company.

Aramco said in a statement that it had “recently become aware of the indirect release of a limited amount of company data which was held by third-party contractors.” The oil company did not name the supplier or explain how the data were compromised.


[above via Arstechnica post] Update 1 / Update 2 


Ransomware hits Campbell Conroy & O’Neil, P.C. (Campbell), a US law firm

18th July 2021 | Target: Campbell Conroy & O’Neil | Reported Here

Campbell Conroy & & O’Neil, P.C. (Campbell), a United States law firm counseling lots ofFortune 500 as well as Global 500 companies, has actually divulged an information violation complying with a February 2021 ransomware strike.

Campbell’s client list consists of top-level companies from different market markets, consisting of auto, aeronautics, power, insurance policy, pharmaceutical, retail, friendliness, as well as transport.


[above via Tech Widdle post] Update 1


Cyberattack on Moldova’s Court of Accounts destroyed public audits

16th July 2021 | Target: Moldova’s Court | Reported Here

Moldova’s “Court of Audit” has suffered a cyber attack that has led to the destruction of public databases and agency audits.

The Moldovan Court of Accounts is a government authority that conducts audits of public financial resources and government agencies to comply with international standards.


[above via News Block post] Update 1


Ransomware attack at Comparis resulted in data breach

15th July 2021 | Target: Comparis | Reported Here

Leading Swiss price comparison platform Comparis has notified customers of a data breach following a ransomware attack that hit and took down its entire network last week.

Comparis is one of the most popular Swiss websites with more than 80 million visits every year and the largest Swiss online marketplace for property and cars.


[above via Bleeping Computer post] Update 1


Nepal Telecom call details stolen by Chinese hackers

12th July 2021 | Target: Nepal Telecom | Reported Here

Nepal Telecom has been subjected to a terrible “cyber attack” from China. Chinese hackers have attacked Nepal Telecom and stolen the call details of all Nepali users.

By hacking the Oracle Glass Fish Server used by the telecom company, the Chinese hackers have stolen all the call details of Nepalis.



Fashion retailer Guess discloses data breach after ransomware attack

12th July 2021 | Target: Guess | Reported Here

American fashion brand Guess was hit by a ransomware attack, now the company is disclosing a data breach and is notifying affected customers.

The attack was likely carried out by the DarkSide ransomware gang that in April listed Guess on their data leak site claiming to have stolen over 200 GB of files.


[above via Security-affairs post] Update 1


Mint Mobile hit by a data breach

10th July 2021 | Target: Mint Mobile | Reported Here

Carrier Mint Mobile has revealed it was the victim of a data breach, one which allowed a number of customer phone numbers to be ported out to another carrier, along with possible access to subscriber data.

An email sent on Saturday to affected customers by Mint Mobile discloses there was a breach of the carrier’s systems. The breach, which occurred between June 8 and June 10, reveals a “very small number of Mint Mobile subscribers’ phone numbers were affected by the incident.


[above via Apple Insider post] Update 1


Forefront Dermatology reports breach of 2.4M patient records

9th July 2021 | Target: Forefront Dermatology | Reported Here

Forefront Dermatology S.C, a Wisconsin-based dermatology practice with affiliated offices in 21 states plus Washington, D.C., is notifying 2.4 million patients, employees and clinicians of a recent hacking incident. The incident apparently involved a ransomware strain known as “Cuba.”


[above via Data Breach Today post] Update 1


Morgan Stanley reports data breach after vendor Accellion hack

8th July 2021 | Target: Morgan Stanley | Reported Here

Morgan Stanley suffered a data breach that exposed sensitive customer data, and it became the latest known casualty of hackers exploiting a series of now-patched vulnerabilities in Accellion FTA, a widely used third-party file-transfer service.

The data obtained included names, addresses dates of birth, social security numbers, and affiliated corporate company names, Morgan Stanley said in a letter first reported by Bleeping Computer. A third-party service called Guidehouse, which provides account maintenance services to the financial services company, was in possession of the data at the time.


[above via Arstechnica post] Update 1 / Update 2