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    First American Financial confirms threat actors stole and encrypted data

    The title insurance giant said the cyberattack is contained, but it is still working to determine whether the incident will have a material impact.

    By Updated Jan. 4, 2024
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    First American Financial takes systems offline after cyber incident

    The incident comes just weeks after the title insurance firm reached a $1 million settlement with New York state financial regulators for a massive 2019 data breach that impacted 885 million customer records.

    By Updated Dec. 27, 2023
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    Securing the cloud

    The ubiquity of the cloud has left security gaps for organizations, leaving them to navigate a complex vendor landscape and defend their technology supply chain

    By Cybersecurity Dive staff
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    Comcast’s Xfinity discloses massive data breach linked to CitrixBleed vulnerability

    The breach, involving 35.9 million customers, took place just a week after Citrix released a patch for a critical flaw.

    By Dec. 19, 2023
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    Henry Schein says 29K people affected in September cyberattack

    The ransomware group AlphV/BlackCat claimed responsibility for the data breach and a second incident involving the company.

    By Susan Kelly • Dec. 11, 2023
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    Norton Healthcare ransomware attack exposes 2.5M people

    Ransomware attacks are soaring in the healthcare sector, impacting more than 88 million people in the first 10 months of 2023, according to HHS.

    By Dec. 11, 2023
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    Data breaches fallout reach new heights as the number of exposed records soars

    The increased threat to and exposure of personal data is linked to two key factors: a rise in ransomware and attacks against vendors, an MIT study found.

    By Dec. 8, 2023
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    North Texas water utility the latest suspected industrial ransomware target

    Federal authorities are investigating multiple attacks against water and wastewater treatment facilities in the U.S. following an Iran-linked attack in Pennsylvania.

    By Nov. 30, 2023
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    MGM CFO expects insurance to cover cyberattack costs

    The Las Vegas-based casino and resort operator has pegged the costs of the September cyberattack that temporarily impeded operations at about $100 million. 

    By Suman Bhattacharyya • Nov. 29, 2023
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    All Okta support system customers caught in previously disclosed breach

    The single sign-on provider significantly widened the scope of the attack two months after customers first reported suspicious activity on their Okta environments.

    By Nov. 29, 2023
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    NY reaches $1M breach settlement with First American Title Insurance

    The company exposed millions of documents of non-public customer data, through a vulnerability in a proprietary application.

    By Nov. 28, 2023
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    Fidelity National Financial investigating cyberattack that led to service disruption

    AlphV/BlackCat claimed responsibility for the attack on the title insurance giant, which is trying to determine whether the attack will have a material impact.

    By Nov. 27, 2023
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    Stanley Steemer hack breached data of almost 67K customers

    The cleaning company said attackers gained access to its systems nearly a month before the intrusion was discovered in March.

    By Nov. 17, 2023
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    File-transfer services, rich with sensitive data, are under attack

    A trio of supply-chain attacks in 2023 created turmoil for thousands of corporate victims and their customers.

    By Nov. 14, 2023
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    For Maine, the MOVEit attack is personal

    With 1.3 million individuals compromised, the level of exposure on an individual basis is one that's representative of a compromise of its entire population.

    By Nov. 10, 2023
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    MGM Resorts anticipates no further disruptions from September cyberattack

    The company expects insurance to cover more than $100 million in losses stemming from lost bookings and disruptions at its Las Vegas properties.

    By Nov. 9, 2023
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    5 Okta customers snared in attack on the provider’s support system

    The IAM provider says the attack was most likely linked to a compromised employee’s personal Google account or personal device.

    By Nov. 3, 2023
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    Okta employee data breached in third-party healthcare attack

    An incident at Rightway Healthcare resulted in a breach of sensitive health information of almost 5,000 Okta employees. It’s the latest in a series of security woes for the IAM provider.

    By Nov. 2, 2023
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    Non-bank financial institutions must report data security breaches: FTC

    The amendment to the FTC’s Safeguards Rule requires non-banking financial institutions to disclose data breaches within 30 days.

    By Rajashree Chakravarty • Nov. 2, 2023
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    BeyondTrust, Cloudflare averted Okta attacks thanks to security chops

    With details scant, worries remain about how the attacks might have played out for less security-focused businesses that were impacted.

    By Nov. 1, 2023
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    Five Guys discloses hack of 2 employees’ emails

    The disclosure comes weeks after the company agreed to settle a federal class action suit stemming from a 2022 attack.

    By Oct. 30, 2023
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    Philadelphia discloses email compromise 5 months after initial detection

    An ongoing investigation uncovered a two-month dwell time in the city’s email system that exposed some individuals’ sensitive information.

    By Oct. 26, 2023
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    LastPass working through ‘systemic’ security overhaul

    “We didn’t just address the issues that were the cause of the breach,” CEO Karim Toubba said. Still, nearly 1 in 10 customers are fleeing the password manager.

    By Oct. 25, 2023
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    1Password caught in Okta breach, impacting employee-facing apps

    The password manager came forward after BeyondTrust and Cloudflare disclosed similar Okta environment breaches. All three victims claim no data was compromised.

    By Oct. 24, 2023
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    Okta attacked again, this time hitting its support system

    A threat actor accessed customer support tickets and files containing sensitive data. Okta declined to say how many customers are impacted.

    By Updated Oct. 23, 2023
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    Almost 42K Cisco IOS XE devices exploited, no patch available

    Security researchers warn the number of infected hosts grew after a critical zero-day vulnerability was found.

    By Oct. 19, 2023