Latest security breaches
Telecommunications giant Verizon has confirmed that its internal systems were compromised by a hacker who stole employee information. The hacker claims to have accessed the Verizon database by posing as IT support and persuading an employee to provide remote access to their computer.
More than 23 million files, totaling 6.5 GB of data, were left unprotected when Turkish airline Pegasus failed to properly configure its cloud storage infrastructure. A misconfigured bucket on AWS exposed information that was stored in its aircraft navigation software.
The personal details of around 3.6 million customers of South African pharmacy retailer Dis-Chem were exposed after hackers gained access to its database.
The personal details of over 200,000 injured workers in Australia were also exposed after Australian state insurance company icare mistakenly sent spreadsheet attachments to the wrong email addresses.