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.
Network intrusion / Unauthorized use of system administrator privileges
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