List of Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks in February 2019

The shortest month of the year is over in a flash, but not before a significant number of data breaches and cyber attacks could take place.

I count this month’s total of leaked records to be 873,919,635, bringing 2019’s total to 2,044,903,363.

As always, if I’ve missed anything please do let me know in the comments below. I always suggest subscribing to our weekly newsletter to receive daily updates on the latest data breaches and cyber attacks.

Cyber attack and ransomware

Payroll Provider Gives Extortionists a Payday

Malware locks up 15,000 medical files at Cabrini Hospital, hackers demand ransom

Malware breach strikes Chester County computers

CHI Health officials say virus introduced to health system’s network by third-party vendor’s infected device

School District computer system; most data recovered, superintendent says

Hackers Wipe VFEmail Servers, May Shut Down After Catastrophic Data Loss

Crosby ISD’s IT system hacked by ransomware virus

Dr. DeLuca & Dr. Marciano Eye Associates notify almost 24,000 patients after ransomware attack

Infertility clinic reports malware incident

Toyota Australia driven offline by cyber attack, as heart hospital hit by ransomware

Data breach

Pompano Beach warned nearly 4,000 residents of data breach involving Click2Gov

Delhi Citizens Data Leak

Tax Returns Exposed in TurboTax Credential Stuffing Attacks

Rutland Regional Medical Center notifies patients after employee email accounts hacked

UConn Health: 326,000 could be impacted by recent email breach

California CPA firm notifies clients after falling for a tech support scam

Kentucky Counseling Center notifies more than 16,000 patients after discovering suspected insider-wrongdoing breach

Ziroom employee in data theft trial

UW Medicine notifying 974,000 patients whose information was exposed online

Centinela Valley Union High School District notifies employees of W-2 phishing incident

India’s state gas company leaks millions of Aadhaar numbers

Healthcare hotline: Millions of medical advice calls exposed in Sweden

Hacker puts up for sale third round of hacked databases on the Dark Web

Personal info exposed after State of Ohio sends wrong tax forms to 9,000 people

Piles of Southside Medical Center patients’ confidential medical records found outside the Atlanta clinic

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport phishing incident exposed 30,000 patients’ information

Major Crypto Brokerage Coinmama Reports 450,000 Users Affected by Data Breach

Manchester school officials confirm data breach, saying student scores were sent to all Hallsville Elementary families

42,000 SLCC students’ tax documents were lost when unencrypted drive fell out of mailed envelope

Changing numeric ID in url allowed students to view other Stanford students’ admission files, sensitive personal data

Major privacy breach: students could access hospital medical records

Hacker Breaches Dozens of Sites, Puts 127 Million New Records Up for Sale

Artsy Alerts Users of Data-Security Breach; Report Claims Hacked Information for Sale

Chinese company leaves Muslim-tracking facial recognition database exposed online

Coffee Meets Bagel notifies users of breach

DataCamp notifies users of hack, forces password reset

Anesthesia Associates of Kansas City notifies 3,472 patients after surgery schedules stolen from nurse anesthetist’s car

500px reveals 2018 breach that exposed user data

Doctors snooped into Humboldt Broncos patient records, privacy commissioner finds

620 million accounts stolen from 16 hacked websites now for sale on dark web, seller boasts

Mumsnet reports itself to regulator over data breach

Landlords’ ‘blacklist’ of tenant’s criminal convictions hacked and leaked online

Pawnee County Memorial Hospital notifies 7,038 patients after employee email account compromised by phishing attack

EyeSouth Partners notifies 24,000 patients after employee email account hacked

Indecent disclosure: Gay dating app left “private” images, data exposed to Web (Updated)

How the NBC2 Investigators could have stolen a woman’s identity

Eskom data leak exposes sensitive customer information – Security researcher

NZTA again forced to contact the Privacy Commissioner after another privacy breach

Outdated software left municipal worker information exposed in 200 towns

Email Attachment Goof Exposed Personal Info of 4,557 Cal Poly Pomona Students

Roper St. Francis notifying patients after employees fall for phishing attack

Thousands Of Patients’ Information Compromised In Data Breach

Financial information

Data breach hits Dunn Brothers, Chino Latino, several metro businesses

Business hotspot Truluck’s reports data breach at 8 restaurants

Chinese bank’s software chief jailed after finding way to withdraw US$1m in ‘free’ cash from ATMs

Pharmaca notifies customers of payment card breach affecting brick-and-mortar stores

Stolen Credit Card Data from City Parking Systems Sold on the Dark Web

Hackers release CarePartners employees’ wage statements and other financial files

Possibility of data breach with mySalam health insurance scheme, Perkasa claims

Confidential documents discovered at former Radius Disability Services Havlin Street Site

Huddle House payment card breach could potentially impact 300,000 customers – researchers

NAB pulls plug on LandMark White as home loan breach scandal grows

139 US bars, restaurants and coffeeshops infected by credit-card stealing malware


Major bug in IRCTC can allow hackers cancel train tickets booked by passengers

Data breach rumours abound as UK Labour Party locks down access to member databases

Wendy’s settles financial firms’ lawsuit over data breach for $50 mln

Fighting back against cyber crime

Two students arrested for ‘hacking over 20 websites’

Police Arrest Infamous Australian Hacker and Alleged Dark Web Drug DealerWanted by the FBI

New Decryption Tool Released for GandCrab Ransomware, Available on No More Ransom

Hacker Who Stole $5 Million By SIM Swapping Gets 10 Years in Prison

One Response

  1. Brent Panell 27th February 2019