57 million individuals' data stolen and technology company held to ransom @ Uber Technologies Inc.

In November 2017, (new) CEO Dara Khosrowshahi disclosed a cyber attack suffered by the company in October 2016 which breached the personal information of 57 million customers and drivers. Khosrowshahi said "none of this should have happened, and I wil...

Large-scale data breach affects 218 million gamers @ Zynga Inc.

In September 2019, the mobile game producer announced that a hacker had accessed account log-in information for its users. In addition to the log-in credentials, the hacker accessed usernames, email addresses, log-in IDs, some Facebook IDs, some phone...

Attack by Russian cyber espionage group @ World Anti-Doping Agency

In September 2016, the agency disclosed that a Russian cyber espionage group had illegally gained access to their Administration and Management System database via an International Olympic Committee account created for the Rio 2016 Games. That access ...

Cyber-attack at fashion website affects 39 million individuals' data @ SheIn.com and ZOETOP BUSINESS COMPANY, LIMITED

In September 2018, the fashion company disclosed that they had suffered a "sophisticated" cyber attack that had exposed the private information of 6.4 million customers. The company explained that hackers infiltrated their servers through "back door ...

"Advanced cyber actor" took advantage of vulnerability allowing malware to penetrate phones using the app's voice calling function @ WhatsApp Messenger

In May 2019, the company warned its users that a vulnerability in its service could have left its 1.5 billion users exposed to hackers. Attackers placed malicious code on users' devices simply by making a call. The malware spread to 1,400 mobile phone...

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