Hackers Scour Boob Job Records, Identify Anonymous, and Hold Up Nebraska Bank


Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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

Hackers ogled 500,000 consumer records at British boob job clinics

Voyeurs went after online forms sent to the Harley Medical Group detailing potential patients’ questions regarding tummy tucks, boob jobs and liposuction.

Activists angry over strikes on Israeli websites hack back

As hacker group Anonymous carried out “OpIsrael,”an opposing group made them not so anonymous, by infiltrating their webcams and shooting them typing away.

Heartbleed hurts British mums and Canadian taxpayers

The social insurance numbers for about 900 Canadian residents and private data from the UK popular parenting website have been compromised, in the first reports of breaches tied to the software defect.

Ukrainian hackers extradited to Nebraska after stealing from local bank, DOJ says

A transnational criminal organization allegedly used credential-stealing code to access people’s bank accounts and transfer millions of dollars.

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.

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