Cybersecurity

Hackers Hammer Hackers, Infect Patient Records and Nick Apple IDs

Software errors in a calendar application are probably what allowed attackers to compromise an EA server and create a fake “phishing” site designed to look like an Apple login page.

Software errors in a calendar application are probably what allowed attackers to compromise an EA server and create a fake “phishing” site designed to look like an Apple login page. // Juan Camilo Bernal/Shutterstock.com

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

Websites that sold payment card information stolen from the Target breach were themselves hacked by unknown attackers.

Software errors in a calendar application are probably what allowed attackers to compromise an EA server and create a fake “phishing” site designed to look like an Apple login page.

The seven-year company veteran apparently was angry over a poor performance review.

A sophisticated worm collected and encrypted Valley View Hospital Association screen shots into a hidden system file.

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 Juan Camilo Bernal / Shutterstock.com)

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