GDPR Services report 13 Private Data breaches – Week 25, 2019

GDPR Services report 13 Private Data breaches – Week 25, 2019

GDPR Services report 13 Private Data breaches

– Week 25, 2019 –

This is a curated list about last week’s latest news from by our GDPR Services. Be informed about the latest 13 Private Data breaches, identified and reported publicly during Week 25, 2019.

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  • A state-by-state comparison of the top data breaches has been assembled.

  • Canada’s largest credit union Desjardins apparently was compromised by a phishing attack, the company confirmed.

  • Ransomware continues to make news this week.

  • Seven million Venmo instant P2P payment transactions have been copied over a six-month period by a CS student and posted to Github.
    • The issue is there isn’t any encryption by default and that the Venmo API is easily scriptable and completely open. This is the second such attack, this time by a different researcher. If you use Venmo, go to Settings/Privacy and select private for your past and future transactions. Millions of Venmo transactions scraped in warning over privacy settings



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Discover more trending and viral stories from our GDPR Service. The remaining Private Data breaches made news headlines. All these news related to GDPR Services happened just in the last week.

  • More than 645K Oregonians impacted by DHS data breach
    • Personal data of more than 645,000 clients of Oregon’s Department of Human Services was compromised during a January data breach, the agency disclosed Tuesday. This number is significantly higher than the agency’s original report in March that the number of people affected “exceeded 350,000.” More than 645,000 Oregonians impacted by DHS data breach

  • Independent researcher discovered 9.5 billion rows of email metadata owned by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in a database that didn’t require authentication.

  • Florida city is paying $600,000 in Bitcoins to a hacker who took over local government computers after an employee clicked on a malicious email link three weeks ago.

  • Meditab, an EMR and practice management software provider, has notified two healthcare providers in Maryland that their patients’ personal health information may have been exposed



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