According to the 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report, 86% of breaches are financially motivated. With the dark web market of stolen data being so vibrant and so profitable, organizations and individual users are under constant threat of cyber-attacks. But while big companies prioritize investing in cybersecurity, smaller organizations often put themselves and their users in a vulnerable position.
On May 21, a database belonging to a top social networking app Wishbone with records of 40 million users was leaked on the dark web.
Hacking and gaming go hand-in-hand. In fact, “game-modding” might be the first experience of programming for many cyber professionals, including those who later engage in criminal activities.
Learn more about hacking in gaming, largest recent leaks and tools to protect your user data
The independent Android app store suffered a breach compromising data of about 20 million users.
The global pandemic led to an unprecedented increase in the number of people learning online. According to Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigation Report, in the education industry, human errors resulted in 35% of all cyber breaches. With so many academic institutions introducing remote communication practices for the first time, and new inexperienced users, this number is expected to go up.
Experts are uncovering more and more security breaches in the Zoom app, while the company is regrouping to sustain the growing user base.
Cyberquarantine from Breach Report: Main threats and methods of preventing cyber attacks during the coronavirus period
During the quarantine time associated with the spread of the COVID-19, many companies organise remote work for their staff. Keeping it in mind, the probability of cyber attacks on home networks and personal data of employees who are working remotely has increased.
Breach Report will assist you in understanding what are the dangers, and provide recommendations on minimizing the risks.
MagBO, the Russian-speaking dark web marketplace for trading in backdoored websites, continues to grow exponentially. In less than two years, the collection of leaks grew from around 3,000 in September 2018 to 26,605 in February 2020.
On February 9, 2020, Fitbit fell victim to a large-scale data breach, which exposed the login credentials of almost two million people and allowed access to their private health and fitness data, as well as their habits and movement patterns. However, this discovery has been refuted by the company, claiming the leaked credentials were likely stolen from other sources.