List of data breaches and cyber attacks in March 2016

A string of ransomware attacks on multiple hospitals has likely caused a nail-biting pandemic in hospital IT departments across the globe this month.

On top of ransomware attacks, there have been plenty of data breaches, and even a DDoS on a chess tournament’s website that has been called “controversial” because of its exclusivity. A motive, perhaps?

Data breach

3,000 Tidewater Community College workers victimized in W-2 scam

Attacker compromises information of 250K in Bailey’s data breach

Karmanos Cancer Center patient info at risk from lost flash drive

Stolen laptop exposes PII of over 200K Premier Healthcare patients

Crooks Steal, Sell Verizon Enterprise Customer Data

Thieves Phish Moneytree Employee Tax Data

Seagate Phish Exposes All Employee W-2’s

Hacker breaches USA Cycling, personal information at risk

1-800 FLOWERS warns that hacker may have stolen customers’ personal info

Data breach puts southern expats’ personal details online

Hackers reportedly access OpSec employee data

18 million stolen IDs discovered on server / Criminals in China got illegal access

JASACare notifies 1,154 patients of breach

Ransomware

German hospitals being held ransom by cyber attackers

Hospital Declares ‘Internal State of Emergency’ After Ransomware Infection

Ransomware forces hospital networks to shut down, resort to paper

Canadian hospital’s website hacked to serve up Teslacrypt ransomware

Mac users hit by rare ransomware attack, spread via Transmission BitTorrent app

Scam artists hack restaurant computer, demand $10K

Financial

Cyber criminals steal $25 million from Russian banks via phishing attack

Rosen Hotel chain was hit by credit card-stealing malware for 17 months

City Council issues one thousand apology letters following financial data breach

Discover Financial Services reports two breaches to California AG

Here’s How Hackers Stole $80 Million from Bangladesh Bank

DDoS

Hackers Target Anti-DDoS Firm Staminus

Controversial world chess tournament website struck by denial-of-service attack

Other

Install iOS 9.3 to fix serious iMessages encryption flaw

Photos of Harry Styles and Kendall Jenner leak online after iCloud account hack

LeapFrog child’s toy found susceptible to attacks leveraging Adobe Flash

RSA Conference badge-scanning smartphones exhibit poor security

Fighting back against cyber crime

Ransomware author’s bravado shot down by release of decryption keys

6 charged with manufacturing lottery luck

US indicts 7 Iranians for cyber attacks against Wall Street, NY dam

Facebook’s testing a feature that alerts you if someone’s impersonating you

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