Third-party data breaches continue to wreak havoc on consumers, as more than 20 million were exposed in a single healthcare data breach in June. Read on below to learn what other companies experienced an information security incident.
Here are the recent data breaches that made headlines in June 2019:
Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp, Opko Health
A hacker infiltrated the systems of healthcare billing collections agency, AMCA, exposing information on patients including financial accounts, Social Security numbers, addresses, contact and health insurance information. Quest Diagnostics was the first to report the breach, but since, other organizations have come forward to announce that they, too, were involved, exposing more than 20 million consumers.
Online gaming website Emuparadise experienced a data breach exposing 1.1 million users. Email addresses, IP addresses, usernames, and passwords were all compromised.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Digital images of travelers’ faces and license plates were exposed after a cyberattack targeting U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Approximately 100,000 people entering and exiting the United States were involved.
A hacker posted the user names, email addresses, IP addresses, and passwords of 10 million Evite users for sale on the Dark Web.
The Google Chrome extension of Evernote’s Web Clipper had a vulnerability giving hackers access to users’ information, and even allowing attackers to perform actions on their behalf. More than 4.5 million users’ credentials, financials, and private communications were exposed.
Gnosticplayers, the same hacker who compromised Evite, also breached online food ordering service Eatstreet. Names, phone numbers, email addresses, bank account and routing numbers, and full payment card information were stolen. It’s estimated that 6 million users were impacted.
A phishing attack on the Oregon Department of Human Services exposed the information of 1.6 million residents who utilize its services. About 2 million employee emails including names, addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, case numbers, and health information were compromised.
Canada’s largest credit union, Desjardins Group had a data breach after a disgruntled former employee stole data on 2.7 million bankers and 173,000 businesses. Names, dates of birth, social insurance numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses are among the information that was taken.
Delaware-based insurer, Dominion National reported a security breach involving approximately 95,000 individuals. Names, addresses, dates of birth, email addresses, Social Security numbers, tax ID number, full banking information, and member ID numbers were exposed.