Stay Updated With The Latest Data Breaches

As a leading Managed Service Provider (MSP), we understand the critical role that data security plays in the digital landscape. Cybercriminals are constantly on the lookout for vulnerabilities to exploit and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information. One of the most common ways they do this is through data breaches.

Recently Added Breaches

ApexSMS - 23,246,481 breached accounts

In May 2019, news broke of a massive SMS spam operation known as "ApexSMS" which was discovered after a MongoDB instance of the same name was found exposed without a password. The incident leaked over 80M records with 23M unique email addresses alongside names, phone numbers and carriers, geographic locations (state and country), genders and IP addresses.

Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2023 14:57:43 Z

dBforums - 363,468 breached accounts

In July 2016, a data breach of the now defunct database forum "dBforums" appeared for sale alongside several others hacked from the parent company, Penton. The breach of the vBulletin based forum contained 363k unique email addresses alongside usernames, IP addresses, dates of birth and salted MD5 password hashes.

Posted on Wed, 20 Sep 2023 07:26:28 Z

MalindoAir - 4,328,232 breached accounts

In early 2019, the Malaysian airline Malindo Air suffered a data breach that exposed tens of millions of customer records. Containing 4.3M unique email addresses, the breach also exposed extensive personal information including names, dates of birth, genders, physical addresses, phone numbers and passport details. The data was later extensively shared on popular hacking forums.

Posted on Thu, 14 Sep 2023 08:52:38 Z

Viva Air - 932,232 breached accounts

In March 2022, the now defunct Columbian airline Viva Air suffered a data breach and subsequent ransomware attack. Among a trove of other ransomed data, the incident exposed a log of 2.6M transactions with 932k unique email addresses, physical and IP addresses, names, phone numbers and partial credit card data (last 4 digits).

Posted on Mon, 11 Sep 2023 07:11:30 Z

Dymocks - 836,120 breached accounts

In September 2023, the Australian book retailer Dymocks announced a data breach. The data dated back to June 2023 and contained 1.2M records with 836k unique email addresses. The breach also exposed names, dates of birth, genders, phone numbers and physical addresses.

Posted on Fri, 08 Sep 2023 07:35:22 Z

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Proactive Email Security: Tools and Best Practices for Businesses

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While staying up-to-date with the latest breaches is important, proactive defence measures are equally crucial. To help you fortify your organization’s email security, we recommend utilizing our Email Security Check tool. This tool allows you to check whether any of your business email accounts have been compromised in a data breach.

For comprehensive insights into data breaches and effective email security practices, explore our in-depth guide: Data Breaches: A Guide to Email Detection Tools and Secure Practices. This resource provides valuable knowledge and practical steps to enhance your organization’s email security.

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