Cybersecurity

Hackers Strike Hackers, Expose Fellow Military Staff, Skewer Global Security Firm

A Vodafone server was hacked.

A Vodafone server was hacked. // Radu Bercan / Shutterstock.com

In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatchNextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches:

An insider targets two million Vodafone customers
One of the telecom company’s servers in Germany was hacked, providing access to personal information on individuals in the country who had applied for a new contract or account.


Security firm that protects international travelers suffers security breach
International SOS, which provides health and emergency response services to visitors abroad, disclosed little about the compromise of client data. Its customers include government agencies and major corporations.


Amid furlough, military teleworker emails colleagues’ SSNs to his insecure Webmail account
A Hill Air Force Base staffer emailed sensitive information to a personal account to finish work at home – “a move that violated base, Air Force and Department of Defense policy.”


Nigerian email scammers hack each other
The service that supplies their tools also exposed their usernames and passwords.

ThreatWatch is a regularly updated catalog of data breaches successfully striking every sector of the globe, as reported by journalists, researchers and the victims themselves.

(Image via Radu Bercan / Shutterstock.com)

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