Yet another top US healthcare service provider has been hacked, with patient data exposed

Following the likes of ChangeHealthcare, Kaiser, Cencora, and several others during the past few months, another major US healthcare service has reported suffering a cyberattack that resulted in the theft of sensitive patient data. This latest victim is HealthEquity, which Read More …

Data breach at medical giant Cencora exposes info from multiple drug companies

Almost a dozen pharmaceutical companies, including several major players, have lost sensitive customer data due to a supply chain cyberattack that trickled down from pharma giant Cencora. In late February 2024, drug wholesale company Cencora (previously known as AmerisourceBergen) filed Read More …

Top yacht retailer MarineMax says cyberattack led to major online data breach

MarineMax has confirmed suffering a cyberattack, thought to be ransomware, in which threat actors stole sensitive customer information. In an 8-K form, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 1, the company, one of the leading yacht Read More …

Prudential reveals it was hit by data breach

Hackers were able to break into one of the largest life insurance companies in the United States and stole sensitive employee and contractor data. Prudential Financial has filed an 8-K form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) detailing Read More …

SEC says ‘compromised’ account to blame for tweet approving Bitcoin ETF

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said Tuesday that a post sent from the agency’s account on the social platform X/Twitter announcing the approval of a long-awaited bitcoin exchange-traded fund was “unauthorized”, and that the agency’s account had been “compromised”. Read More …

US insurance giant First American confirms it was hit by a ransomware attack

First American, one of the largest insurance companies in the United States, has confirmed the cyber-incident it suffered in late December 2023 was indeed a ransomware attack. The company filed an updated 8-K form with the Securities and Exchange Commission Read More …

Here’s Why You’ll Hear About a Lot More Data Breaches in 2024

Cybersecurity incidents are constantly in the news these days, but you’ll soon be hearing about a lot more of them. That’s because a new rule from the Securities and Exchange Commission went into effect on Monday, requiring all public companies Read More …

SolarWinds and its CISO accused of misleading investors before major cyberattack

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced charges against software company SolarWinds Corporation and its chief information security officer (CISO), Timothy G. Brown, for “fraud and internal control failures relating to allegedly known cybersecurity risks and vulnerabilities.” In 2020, Read More …

MGM Resorts estimates $100M loss due to cyber attack

MGM Resorts sent a letter to customers regarding the recent cyber incident that took place on Sept. 11. MGM Resorts stated that on or around Sept. 29, it determined that an unauthorized third party obtained the personal information of some Read More …

Impact of SEC’s New Cybersecurity Policies

The rapid advancement of technology has led to an increasing number of cybersecurity incidents that pose significant risks to organizations, their stakeholders, and the general public. Recognizing the importance of transparent and timely reporting of such incidents, the U.S. Securities Read More …