List of Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks in July

Although July hasn’t been as bad as June in terms of attacks and breaches, it’s still been a very bad month. For the second month running we have seen a business fold due to a data leak, and this one wasn’t caused by an attacker.

Data Breaches

Massive Paddy Power hack: nearly 650,000 customers’ records stolen

HotelHippo.com Closes after Data Leak

CNET Hacked, One Million Users’ Data Stolen

eBay has suffered a security breach for the second time this year

Information Commissioner’s Office Suffers Data Security Breach

Hacker claims breach of Wall Street Journal and Vice websites, punts ‘user data’ for sale

Former Thomas Cook subsidiary fined £150,000 over internet security breach

Penn State College of Medicine breach risks alumni Social Security numbers

Attacker accesses the systems of Onsite Health Diagnostics, 1700 affected

Payment Information

Thousands notified of six-month payment card breach at The Houstonian Hotel

Card Breach at Goodwill Industries

Australian daily deals site discloses data breach after three years

$3.75 Billion Brazilian Boleto Malware Attack

DDOS Attacks

DDOS takes down Cirrus Communications

Attackers install DDoS bots on Amazon cloud, exploiting Elasticsearch weakness

Norway banks hit in largest-ever DDoS attack, Anonymous ‘takes credit’

Zanox suffer DDoS attack

Other attacks, breaches and mistakes

Chinese cyber attack forces computer shutdown at Canada’s National Research Council

Israeli TV hijacked by Hamas hackers

Energy Firms Hacked by Cyber Espionage Group ‘Dragonfly’

Document posted to California city website, employee data accessed


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