An airline gets kicked while they’re down in a pandemic. Banks are getting targeted by cyber criminals. Cars and videogame makers aren’t immune either. While we all work and play online, protecting our digital information is crucial. So remember to practice good cybersecurity: do not reuse passwords, always confirm whom you are sharing sensitive information with, and track where your digital identity may be exposed on HackNotice Personal for free HERE.
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Facing a cybersecurity incident like this is difficult in general. Airlines are some of the hardest businesses hit during the COVID pandemic, it will be an uphill battle for the European company to regain the trust of their customers.
As mentioned above, the leaked file may not contain every detail needed for fraud, but it does give hackers a starting point for an attack.
Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) has revealed a possible data breach on business clients’ information for the Paycheck Protection Program.
The breach occurred on April 22, as BofA uploaded PPP applications onto the U.S. Small Business Administration’s test platform, according to a filing with the California Attorney General’s Office. The limited-access platform allowed lenders to test PPP submissions before the second round began.
Small businesses are facing challenges in surviving the current economy and cyber criminals are not slowing down. As distractions add up, hackers are targeting the people running operations because they are busy just keeping things afloat.
Aside from the leaked original source code of Xbox, Microsoft also confirmed that the source code of Windows NT 3.5 was also leaked
The recent Xbox data leak is somehow similar to the previously reported Nintendo data leak
Hackers aren’t brand loyalists, they go where they see weaknesses. Gamers should all be aware that their accounts containing their personal information – credit cards, addresses etc – can be taken through these hacks.
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That’s this week’s roundup, showing that every industry benefits when good cybersecurity habits are followed. So wash your hands and keep your passwords secure. Thanks for reading, stay safe and we’ll see you next week!
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