Brightly, a cybersecurity firm, has warned of a data breach in Schooldude, a popular educational software provider. The breach exposed credentials of users, including teachers and students, potentially risking their personal information. The company has advised Schooldude users to reset their passwords immediately and to monitor their accounts for any suspicious activity.
Former developer of Ubiquiti Networks, John William Kirby Kelley, has been sentenced to six years in prison for stealing company data worth over $1 million and then extorting the firm for $2 million. Kelley planned to release the data publicly but was caught by the FBI. He has been ordered to pay $2.4 million in restitution.
North Korean hackers have successfully breached a major hospital in Seoul, Korea, in an attempt to steal sensitive data. The attack, which is believed to have been carried out by the notorious Lazarus Group, targeted the patient database of the hospital. The group is known for its involvement in high-profile cyberattacks, including the 2014 Sony Pictures hack and the WannaCry ransomware attack.
Sysco, one of the world’s largest food distributors, has announced a data breach that may have exposed the personal information of its customers. The company disclosed that an unauthorized third party acquired login credentials for its online food ordering system and used them to access customer data. Sysco has not yet revealed the number of affected individuals or the extent of the information exposed.
Western Digital has revealed that hackers breached its systems earlier this year, stealing data of some of its customers. The company has stated that the data breach occurred in March, and hackers were able to access customers’ personal information, including names, addresses, and phone numbers. Western Digital has urged its customers to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity.
A data breach at Brightline, a telemedicine provider, has exposed the sensitive information of 783,000 pediatric mental health patients. The breach occurred in May, when an unauthorized third-party accessed the company’s email system. The compromised data includes names, dates of birth, medical record numbers, and clinical information. Brightline has since implemented enhanced security measures and is offering affected patients complimentary identity theft protection.
T-Mobile has disclosed its second data breach since early 2020, with over 200,000 customers affected. The breach is believed to have occurred in early December 2020 and was discovered and shut down by the company’s cybersecurity team. T-Mobile says no financial information, social security numbers, or passwords were compromised, but some personal data, such as names, addresses, and phone numbers, were exposed.
Hackers have leaked images and mocked Western Digital’s response to a recent cyberattack. The hackers claim to have stolen 2TB of confidential data from the company and demanded a ransom payment. Western Digital has stated that they are investigating the incident and taking appropriate measures to address the situation. This incident highlights the importance of strong cybersecurity measures to protect sensitive information.
The American Bar Association (ABA) has disclosed a data breach that affected approximately 14 million current and former members. The breach was discovered in March 2021 after an unauthorized party gained access to the ABA’s server containing sensitive information such as names, addresses, email addresses, and birth dates. The ABA is offering affected members one year of free credit monitoring and identity theft protection services.
Capita, a UK-based business process outsourcing company, has confirmed that it has suffered a cyberattack in which hackers have stolen data. The company has stated that it is working with the relevant authorities to investigate the incident and is taking steps to enhance its cybersecurity measures. The exact nature and scope of the data breach are not currently known.