Recent Security Breaches: Evite, ResiDex Software, City of Riviera Beach and More

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As Summer kicks off unfortunately that doesn’t stop hackers from continuing their efforts to steal sensitive information. Whether you are partnering with an outsourced IT company or have an in-house IT department, it’s always good to stay in the know about what type of security breaches are happening in order to protect your business.

We’re revealing some of the latest hacks happening around the world, take a peek:

 

Evite

Popular and widely used e-invitation service company comes reveals hacker put its data up for sale on the dark web in April.

The Hack: Unauthorized system access

“Evite, a social planning and e-invitations service, and one of the biggest sites on the Internet, has officially admitted to a security breach that ZDNet first reported back in April.”

Read More Here >> https://www.zdnet.com/article/evite-e-invite-website-admits-security-breach/

 

Oregon Department of Human Services

State government agency supporting safety and health initiatives.

The Hack: Phishing attack

“The Oregon Department of Human Services is notifying 645,000 people by mail about a data breach that may have compromised their personal information.”

Read More Here >> https://www.kptv.com/news/oregon-dhs-notifying-people-of-data-breach-personal-information-compromised/article_90b9d3c2-9210-11e9-8aae-f74903185b1a.html

 

ResiDex Software

Software provider for assisted-living, group facilities, and care-giving organizations.

The Hack: Unauthorized network access

“Personal information belonging to residents and employees of multiple assisted living facilities were potentially exposed in an April 2019 cyberattack that infected third-party software company Tenx Systems, LLC with ransomware.”

Read More Here>> https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/ransomware-attack-on-software-company-residex-may-have-exposed-data-on-assisted-living-residents-workers/

 

City of Riviera Beach

Local government organization serving Riviera Beach, Florida.

The Hack: Ransomware

“For three weeks, Riviera Beach, a city of 35,000 people in Florida, had its computer systems held hostage. On Monday, the city council voted unanimously to pay $600,000 in bitcoin to the hackers who caused the problem.”

Read More Here>> https://www.cnet.com/news/florida-city-will-pay-hackers-600000-to-recover-from-ransomware-attack/

 

Australian Catholic University

Public university with seven campuses throughout Australia.

The Hack: Phishing attack

“The Australian Catholic University has revealed the sensitive personal information of staff members has been stolen in a cyber attack, in the second significant security breach revealed in a month to have occurred at one of the country’s tertiary institutions.”

Read More Here>> https://www.smh.com.au/national/australian-catholic-university-staff-details-stolen-in-fresh-data-breach-20190617-p51yif.html

 

ASCO

Designer and manufacturer of aerospace components based in Belgium.

The Hack: Ransomware

“Belgium-based airplane parts and aviation structuring business ASCO Industries has shuttered its plants after falling victim to a ransomware attack. The perpetrators of the attack are yet to be identified.”

Read More Here>> https://www.scmagazineuk.com/airplane-parts-maker-asco-ransomware-attack/article/1587573

 

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