Category Archives: Cyber Crime

Australia Teen Violates Secure Network of Apple

A schoolboy who aimed to work for Apple, hacked computer systems of the company. The tech giant described the facts on Friday that no customer data was compromised by the action performed by the boy. The Children’s Court of Victoria was stated that the teenager violated into mainframe of Apple which is an enormous, dominant data processing system. The boy attempted this activity from his home in the suburbs of Melbourne location and downloaded 90GB of saved files.

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Patients’ Data Violation Revealed At Boys Town National Research Hospital

Every another day, there arrives a data breach. This time a personal sensitive data of some hundreds of thousands of patients at Boys Town National Research Hospital have been exposed in what appears to be the major ever pronounced breach endeavored by a pediatric care children’s hospital. The violation occurrence marked according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights that there were about 105,309 people, containing patients and employees, at the Omaha-based medical organization.

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Freight Shipping Giant COSCO Attacked by Ransomware

Chinese state-possessed shipping and logistics firm COSCO was supposedly attacked by a portion of ransomware that unsettled few of its systems in the US. COSCO, is declared one of the largest shipping companies in the world, defined the occurrence as a “local network breakdown” in the Americas region. The company utters it has postponed connections with other states while it demeanors and analysis.

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Singapore’s Severe Cybercrime Theft Personal Data of 1.5 Million

Hackers have intruded government health database of Singapore. The government officials stated on Friday that it is considered as the worst violence of personal data, burglary records of the patients about 1.5 million comprising the personal drug prescriptions of the own prime minister. Further, government officials did not state who might have been involved in the attacks, however a joint announcement by the health and communications ministries proposed a high degree of complexity.

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Timehop’s Database Violated Cooperating Data of Millions of Users

An app named Timehop that re-surfaces your very old photographs and posts by linking to your social media profiles. It was exposed that its cloud computing environment was breached and the data of 21 million users was theft on this July 4. The theft data encompassed frequently of email addresses and user names. The phone numbers associated to 4.7 million accounts were similarly theft of 21 million cooperated user data.

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