In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatch, Nextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches:
Code Spaces said the cost of attempting to resolve the attack and the expected cost of refunding customers will cause irreparable harm to the company’s finances and reputation.
SafetyFirst – yes, that’s really the company’s name – slipped up during a system upgrade in a way that made the system publicly accessible.
Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude revealed an assault by an unnamed “state-sponsored” entity compromised a system administrator’s account on the Government Secure Intranet.
A third-party provider retrieved the Social Security numbers and other sensitive data of an undisclosed number of clients apparently to unlock smartphones and resell them.
Adolescents, without authorization, inserted inappropriate content into a design file for the books and school officials were unsuccessful at trying to conceal the print with stickers.