Security breaches

Personal Data of 106 Million People in the US and Canada Has Been Stolen

The personal data of 106 million people in the United States and Canada were stolen after a hacker attack by a US financial company.

The information was confirmed by its representatives, stating that the hacker had made the breakthrough, had already been arrested. Data indicate that the attack took place on July 19th.

A New Hacker Attack against the Commission for Personal Data Protection Was Prevented

We prevented a hacker attack against the Commission for Personal Data Protection, its Chairman Ventsislav Karadjov told the Bulgarian National Radio. The attempt was made through the wireless Wi-Fi network of the commission, which means that the perpetrator was within the area of the building.

Alleged Bulgaria Tax Data Hacker Says He’ll Never Be Caught

Bulgarian Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov confirmed on Tuesday that hackers have stolen many Bulgarians' personal financial data by breaking into the country's electronic tax refund system.

Goranov insisted the data stolen does not include classified information and does not "constitute a threat to financial security".

The Personal Data of Millions of Bulgarian Citizens and Companies Have Leaked from the National Revenue Agency

Perhaps the biggest leak of personal data in Bulgaria. That's how the 57-folder contains more than a thousand files that anonymous hackers sent to Bulgarian media on Monday. Upon reviewing the information, "Kapital" has opened databases with more than 1 million rows containing personal information like names, addresses, and even earnings.

A Hacker Attack Hit the Australian Parliament

The cyber-attack was committed by another country, reported NOVA TV. 

A massive hacker attack has been committed against the major political parties in Australia. 

However, there is no evidence that hackers have intervened in the elections which are going to be held in a month. The attack was directed against parliamentary servers.

Local institute develops smart software for industrial security

Just about every internet user is wary of malicious software, and as scary as the prospect is for individuals, it is thousands of times worse when such attacks hit industrial installations or organizations that control important infrastructure or possess files and data on citizens.

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