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Home Chef – 8,815,692 breached accounts

In early 2020, the food delivery service Home Chef suffered a data breach which was subsequently sold online. The breach exposed the personal information of almost 9 million customers including names, IP addresses, post codes, the last 4 digits...
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Lazada RedMart – 1,107,789 breached accounts

In October 2020, news broke of Lazada RedMart data breach containing records as recent as July 2020 and being sold via an online marketplace. In all, the data contained 1.1 million customer email addresses alongside names, phone numbers, physical...
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Minted – 4,418,182 breached accounts

In May 2020, the online marketplace for independent artists Minted suffered a data breach that exposed 4.4M unique customer records subsequently sold on a dark web marketplace. Exposed data also included names, physical addresses, phone numbers and passwords stored...
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StarTribune – 2,192,857 breached accounts

In October 2020, the Minnesota-based news service StarTribune suffered a data breach which was subsequently sold on the dark web. The breach exposed XX unique email addresses alongside names, usernames, physical addresses, dates of birth, genders and passwords stored...
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Reincubate – 68,744,762 breached accounts

In October 2020, the app data company Reincubate suffered a data breach which exposed a backup from November 2017 (the newest record in the data appeared several months earlier). The data included over 616k unique email addresses, names and...
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Chowbus – 444,224 breached accounts

In October 2020, the Asian food delivery app Chowbus suffered a data breach which led to over 800,000 records being emailed to customers. The email contained a link to a CSV file with customer data including physical addresses, names,...
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WiziShop – 2,856,769 breached accounts

In July 2020, the French e-commerce platform WiziShop suffered a data breach. The breach exposed 18GB worth of data including names, phone numbers, dates of birth, physical and IP addresses, SHA-1 password hashes and almost 3 million unique email...
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Experian (South Africa) – 1,284,637 breached accounts

In August 2020, Experian South Africa suffered a data breach which exposed the personal information of tens of millions of individuals. Only 1.3M of the records contained email addresses, whilst most contained government issued identity numbers, names, addresses, occupations...

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Italy Says Two Arrested for Defense Data Theft

Two people have been arrested for stealing defense data from the Italian aerospace and electronics group Leonardo, the interior ministry said on Saturday. The company has a wide range of activities from naval electronics, network and protection systems, electronic warfare...

The US Used the Patriot Act to Justify Logging Website Users

Plus: Better Twitter two-factor, a Spotify hack, and more of the week’s top security news.

Ransomware hits helicopter maker Kopter

Data from Kopter's internal network has been published on the LockBit gang's blog, hosted on the dark web.

Ransomware gangs are now cold-calling victims if they restore from backups without paying

Tactic used since August by ransomware gangs like Sekhmet, Maze, Conti, and Ryuk.