Medibank now says hackers accessed all its customers’ personal data

Australian insurance firm Medibank has confirmed that hackers accessed all of its customers’ personal data and a large amount of health claims data during a recent ransomware attack. In an announcement published today, the companies warned that an internal investigation Read More …

Private health insurance company Medibank affected by cyber attack less than a month after telco Optus was targeted

Health insurance giant Medibank Group is the latest Australian company to become the target of a cyber attack. Last month telecommuncations company Optus was hit by a wide-scale breach which saw more than two million customers affected. Telstra was also Read More …

Russia’s Sovereign Internet Creates Security Risks With Implications for Cyber (Re)Insurance While War in Ukraine Develops

A sovereign Russian internet could lead to cyber criminal safe havens, greater confidence that large-scale attacks can be carried out without consequences, and intelligence blindspots, according to a new report published today by cyber risk analytics expert CyberCube. The research Read More …

KeyBank: Hackers of third-party provider stole customer data

Hackers stole personal data including Social Security numbers, addresses and account numbers of home mortgage holders at KeyBank, the bank reports, in the breach of a third-party vendor that serves multiple corporate clients. The hackers obtained the information on July Read More …

Healthcare organizations face rising ransomware attacks – and are paying up

Healthcare organizations, already an attractive target for ransomware given the highly sensitive data they hold, saw such attacks almost double between 2020 and 2021, according to a survey released this week by Sophos. The outfit’s team also found that while Read More …

Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme provider breached and treating its database as compromised

CTARS, the makers of a cloud-based client management system used by the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) as well as disability services, out of home care, and children’s services, has revealed it was breached on May 15 and found Read More …

Insurance giant AON hit by a cyberattack over the weekend

Professional services and insurance giant AON has suffered a cyberattack that impacted a “limited” number of systems. AON is a multinational professional services firm offering a wide array of solutions, including business insurance, reinsurance, cybersecurity consulting, risk solutions, healthcare insurance, Read More …