Recent Security Breaches: Flipboard, Quest Diagnostics, Checkers Drive-In Restaurants and More

Security Breach Update

As a local San Diego IT support company it’s important to keep you in the know about recent security breaches. Here’s a brief summary about some of the latest hacks affecting businesses near and far.

 

Flipboard

“Flipboard, a news aggregator service and mobile news app, has started notifying users today of a security incident during which hackers had access to internal systems for more than nine months.”

Read more here: https://www.zdnet.com/article/flipboard-says-hackers-stole-user-details/

 

Quest Diagnostics

“A collection firm that worked with Quest Diagnostics informed the medical testing company that the data of 11.9 million patients may have been affected in a breach.”

Read more here: https://abc13.com/health/nearly-12m-quest-diagnostics-patients-may-be-affected-in-breach/5327860/

 

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants

“Attackers implanted malware on point-of-sale systems at 102 Checkers and Rally’s locations in order to steal customers’ payment card data.”

Read more here: https://cyware.com/news/checkers-drive-in-restaurants-suffered-malware-attack-impacting-102-checkers-and-rallys-locations-f31199f1

 

People Inc.

”People Inc., one of western New York’s largest non-profit agencies, has revealed a data breach which has exposed sensitive medical information belonging to current and former clients.”

Read more here: https://www.zdnet.com/article/one-of-new-yorks-largest-nonprofits-suffers-data-breach/

 

Leicester City Football Club

“Leicester City Football Club has quietly told people who bought stuff from its website that their financial details have been stolen by hackers – and those details include credit card numbers and CVVs.”

Read more here: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/05/31/leicester_city_fc_hacked_credit_card_data/

 

New Zealand Treasury

”New Zealand Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf has said his department has gathered “sufficient evidence” to say it was the victim of a hack.

“Following this morning’s media reports of a potential leak of Budget information, the Treasury has gathered sufficient evidence to indicate that its systems have been deliberately and systematically hacked,” Makhlouf’s statement read.

Read more here: https://www.zdnet.com/article/nz-treasury-says-systems-hacked-ahead-of-budget/

 

For more information about how to protect your company from being hacked please contact us today.

 

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