1.1 million customer credit card details stolen from US retailer @ Neiman Marcus

In January 2014, the retail company disclosed they had suffered a breach where hackers accessed the debit and credit card information of customers who shopped between 16th July to 30th October 2013. The breach occurred when malicious software was inst...

Wealth Fund Loses $10 million in "data breach" @ Norfund

In April 2020, the world's largest sovereign wealth fund discovered that they had been defrauded of over $10 million after falling victim to a business email compromise scam during communications about a transfer which was intended for a micro-finance...

Ransomware attack, all systems taken down @ Maastricht University

In December 2019 just before Christmas, the university was the subject of a ransomware attack which affected 267 of its 1647 servers. The attack appeared to focus on encrypting Windows data and it also affected back-ups of some systems. The universit...

Medical centre experiences costly ransomware attack @ Erie County Medical Center

In April 2017, the healthcare company disclosed that it had suffered a ransomware attack which was discovered when a member of their clinical staff saw an electronic ransom note on a workstation at around 2am on 9th April 2017. The ransom demanded...

Customer records illegitimately accessed at online homeloan broker @ LendingTree

An employee at this financial company conspired with third parties to provide both customer and administrator access credentials to their IT systems. This permitted the third parties to access confidential customer details and use this information to ...

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