A massive data breach dubbed “Collection #1” exposed nearly 800 million email addresses and millions of passwords. Security expert Troy Hunt was alerted of the leaked data made available for free download from popular MEGA cloud storage service. The data consisted of over 12,000 separate files and more than 87GB of data.
Marriott Hotels issued a statement that a breach at its subsidiary Starwood Hotels reservation system exposed personal data on nearly 500 million customers.
Two notable data loss incidents were reported on Wednesday, to include ElasticSearch data leak and Atrium Health data breach.
Amazon has been sending out emails to some of their customers notifying them of a “technical error” that led to the leaking of their email.
A Dharma ransomware outbreak at a Texas hospital may have led to a customer data breach.