Data exposed by intrusion into hotel reservations system @ Sabre Global Distribution System and Sabre Holdings

In May 2017, a tech company that provides reservation system services for more than 36,000 properties, revealed a breach that allowed hotel customer payment information to be compromised. The unauthorized access was shut off and the company did no...

Paid ransom to have the hijacked data destroyed by the cybercriminals @ Blackbaud and Blackbaud Inc.

In July 2020, the company, which provides hundreds of non-profits and educational facilities with customer relationship management services, disclosed that they had suffered a ransomware attack. More than 120 education and third-sector organisations m...

Personal information of social media giant's users was 'misused' by customer @ Cambridge Analytica and Facebook, Inc.

In March 2018, it was disclosed that over 50 million users of the social media company had their personal information compromised by a third party, Global Science Research, who had legitimate access to the data for academic purposes but they passed th...

Advanced persistent threat that began with phishing email @ EMC Corporation and RSA Security LLC

Two separate hacker groups worked in collaboration with a foreign government to launch a series of phishing attacks against RSA employees, posing as people the employees trusted, to penetrate the company's network. The impact of the cyberattack that ...

Cybercriminals stole the data of 500 million customers @ Marriott International

One of the biggest data breaches ever. In November 2018, the company disclosed that the data of up to 500 million guests who had booked reservations at its properties were compromised after attackers breached its network for at least four years. Th...

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