Recent Security Breaches: Fraser, Artesia General Hospital, Monster.com and More

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As a managed IT service provider it is important to us to make sure to stay in know about the latest cyber security breaches. Every few weeks we like to share our findings with you here on our blog. Please take a peek below to learn more about some of the most recent cyber attacks.

Fraser

Provider of education, housing, and healthcare services for children and adults with special needs.

The Hack: Phishing Scam

“…a Fraser staff member’s email account was compromised in a phishing scheme. As a result, a spreadsheet containing information from the Fraser waitlist may have been accessed by a third party.”

Read More Here >>https://finance.yahoo.com/news/fraser-email-compromised-phishing-scheme-145900144.html

 

Artesia General Hospital

Healthcare provider in New Mexico offering primary and specialty health services.

The Hack: Phishing Scam

“Artesia (N.M.) General Hospital has notified 13,905 patients of a recent security incident that may have exposed patient information.

“Artesia General Hospital discovered that between June 11-18 an unauthorized third party had gained access to an employee’s email account. The hacker began sending unauthorized emails from the employee’s account.”

Read More Here >> https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/cybersecurity/new-mexico-hospital-alerts-14-000-patients-of-data-breach.html

 

Foxit Software

Developer of portable document format software.

The Hack: Unauthorized database access

“Foxit Software, a software provider best known for its PDF reader, has experienced a data breach exposing the private information of users with a free account.”

Read More Here >> https://www.oodaloop.com/briefs/2019/09/02/foxit-software-discloses-data-breach-exposing-user-passwords/

 

UC Health

Healthcare network based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Hack: Phishing Scam

“UC Health has launched an investigation into an email phishing attack that might have compromised the  records of some patients of the hospital system whose flagship is the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.”

Read More Here >> https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2019/09/05/uc-health-phishing-attack-may-have-compromised.html

 

Yves Rocher

Cosmetics and beauty brand.

The Hack: Unprotected database

“…researchers from vpnMentor were able to access a private Aliznet database containing data on 2.5 million Canadian Yves Rocher customers. This included names, phone numbers, email addresses, dates of birth and postcodes.”

Read More Here >> https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/data-leak-affects-25m-customers

 

Monster.com

Job recruitment website.

The Hack: Exposed database

“A web server storing the CVs of job seekers, including those from recruitment site Monster, has been discovered online.”

Read More Here >> https://www.itpro.co.uk/data-breaches/34347/monstercom-job-seeker-data-exposed-in-third-party-leak

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