7 Security breaches Worldwide – Week 21, 2019
Be informed about the latest 7 Security breaches Worldwide, identified and reported publicly during Week 21, 2019. As these security-related breaches have a severe negative impact on any business, consider a security AUDIT to prevent any similar cases.
- The software company TeamViewer suffered a breach from Chinese hackers back in 2016.
- It recently partially confirmed when a German newspaper published a report. However, the devil is in the details, and the published report said the hackers lived inside the network for several years, which is at odds with the company’s account. TeamViewer Confirms Undisclosed Breach From 2016
- StackOverflow also recently announced it had suffered a breach, which happened earlier this month.
- After a week it detected the intrusion and took measures to investigate and eliminate the issue. The breach was caused by a programming error. Data of a small number of users were compromised, however, and the company has been very transparent about taking steps towards better security. Update to Security Incident [May 17, 2019]
- More than 100,000 users of the popular online hacking forum OGusers has been leaked online thanks to a breach.
- The data was stolen and their systems’ hard drives were wiped clean. Krebs has details, and says, “this leak will fuel even more arrests and charges for those [hackers] involved.” Account Hijacking Forum OGusers Hacked
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- Large portions of Salesforce’s network infrastructure were shut down in response to buggy production code update of its Pardot product line.
- The code changed access permissions globally, and took days to remove and reset equipment to the proper access levels. Faulty database script brings Salesforce to its knees
- As the number and consequences of BGP diversion attacks increase, the EU security agency has put together a series of security recommendations.
- These include better IP filtering and route peering, careful monitoring of TTL stats, and implementing resource PKI. High time to protect the internet route map: Here are 7 basics
- The security seal as sold by @bestoftheweb contains two different keystroke loggers.
- The company confirmed its code was hacked and removed the offending scripts. This is an interesting supply chain attack and more than 100 websites still link to the hacked versions. Best of the Web tweet
- More than twenty thousand Linksys routers are leaking their entire network connection logs.
- The company said it updated its firmware years ago, but researchers found evidence that these updates haven’t been applied correctly (or not at all). >20,000 Linksys routers leak historic record of every device ever connected