The Worst Hacks, Cyber-Attacks and Data Breaches of 2019 - Aberdeen Cyber Security

The Worst Hacks, Cyber-Attacks and Data Breaches Of 2019 (So far)

We all know that cyber-attacks, hacking and data breaches aren’t going anywhere soon. The number of attacks is on the rise and so is the reward for pulling them off. You are under pressure to make your business as resilient to cyber attacks as possible. We understand this and are here to help.

Back in February of this year, we published an article that outlined the three biggest IT security breaches of 2018 every business owner should know about. Today, we’re coming to you with an update on what’s recently been happening in the world of cyber security and data breaches of 2019 so far.

  1. Facebook – 540 Million Facebook User Records

    We all know that Facebook has recently been in the news for data breaches and data leaks. It’s sad to report, but Facebook is now a constant source of data leaks and security failures these days. An incident in April was no exception to this. Two Amazon servers were found by researches to store over 540 million Facebook records. This included account names, Facebook IDs and user interaction data. The servers in question were indeed owned by 3rd parties and they weren’t properly secured.

  2. HIV Sufferers

    In January, Singapore Ministry of Health revealed a data breach that involved 14, 200 individuals. While this number might not seem that serious, the nature of the incident certainly was given that these people were all diagnosed with HIV.

  3. Toyota

    Toyota has recently been faced with a barrage of intrusions across Australia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Japan. In the last case, as many as 3.1 million customers and employees were impacted. reports suggest that eight Toyota subsidies and dealerships were attacked and hackers were able to access internal computers and company systems.

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