Cyber attacks of the Month —March 2020 edition

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Cyber attacks of the Month —March 2020 edition

Hacks of the month blog is now named Cyber-attacks of the month —March edition, presents customer data breaches and compromised website payment forms. Now more than ever Cyber-attacks continue to rise and we’re here to keep you updated and informed. Read on for the latest cyber-attacks of the month —March 2020 edition.

T-Mobile Customers and Employee Data Breach

Early in march, T-Mobile website reveals a security breach impacted both employees and customers by a third-party email vendor. The following bullet points (below) are confirmed by the company that the hacked accounts are for its customers and employees. The data exposed included:

  • Customer names
  • Addresses
  • Phone numbers
  • Account numbers
  • Billing information

U.S. Property and Demographic database exposes 200M Records

Over 200 million records containing various property-related information on US residents were left exposed on a passwordless database. The database was accessible without any authentication by security firm Comparitech. Here is a list of data exposed:

  • Market Value
  • Property Type
  • Mortgage amount
  • Mortgage Lender
  • Mortgage Rate
  • Year Built
  • Number of beds and bathrooms
  • Tax Assessment information

J.Crew Customer Data Exposed

Fashion retailer, J.Crew notifies customers of an unauthorized third-party access customer accounts for nearly a whole year. The company stated they disabled affected accounts and guided customers to its support line, J.Crew Customer Care Center. The data exposed included:

  • Login Credentials
  • Last Four Digits of Payment Cards
  • Expiration Dates
  • Card Types
  • Billing Addresses
  • Order & Shipping Numbers

Tupperwatre Website Hacked

US company Tupperware, plastic food container products website gets hacked with the malicious actor placing malicious code on the websites payment section. The cloned payment section coding mimics Tupperware’s VISA CyberSource payment form. The data exposed may have included users payment information such as:

  • Fist and Last name
  • Billing Address
  • Phone Number
  • Credit Card (CC) Number
  • CC Expiry Date
  • CC CCV Code

Marriott Hotel Data Exposed:

2nd biggest hitting data breach hits Marriott international  exposing 5.2 million guests. The gained information was accessed with login credentials through two employees of a franchise property. The following information exposed included:

  • Names
  • Addresses
  • Emails
  • Phone Numbers
  • Birthdays
  • Loyalty Account Details

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