In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatch, Nextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches:
- An attacker penetrated a benefits system containing personal information on the energy company’s employees, spouses and partners who went online to schedule a health-screening appointment as far back as 2012.
- Locations nationwide selling donated items have been identified as a likely point of compromise for an unknown number of credit and debit cards.
- The proceeds from a phishing scheme aimed at Apple users were used to buy air tickets. The fraud netted $25,630.
- The Australian daily deals website on Friday disclosed hackers compromised names, home addresses, email addresses, encrypted passwords and, in some cases, credit card data three years ago.
Unauthorized use of system administrator privileges / Software vulnerability
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