US government agency breach exposes 22 million employees' data @ U.S. Office of Personnel Management

When this breach was disclosed it was considered the largest espionage coup of all time, one of the biggest ever on US government systems and possibly the single most damaging breach to US national security. The data theft consisted of stealing de...

Customer credit/debit card details stolen @ Target Corporation

Attackers targeted the major US retailer via a phishing campaign on one of its third-party vendors. The vendor downloaded a file containing a virus which was designed to collect all of the data entered within the system. From here the attackers were a...

Large-scale cyber attack disrupts healthcare provision @ National Health Service

The UK’s public health system was put under considerable strain on 12th May 2017 when thousands of its computers were infected by the WannaCry ransomware virus. Patient data was kept hostage and many hospitals were only accepting emergency cases. ...

77 million users data exposed by gaming company @ Daybreak Game Company LLC and 5 more...

Considered the largest data breach in history when news became public in 2011. In April 2011, the company’s disastrous systems intrusion and data breach exposed 77 million customer records globally including revealing credit card numbers for a smal...

Support site malware causes data breach @ Inbenta Technologies Inc. and 3 more...

In June 2018, the company disclosed that hackers gained access to its customers' personal details and credit card information. The breach is believed to have affected up to 40,000 individuals who purchased tickets from September 2017 to June 2018. ...

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