Evernote Security Flaw Leaves 4.6 Million Users Vulnerable

Evernote web clipper breach

What Happened?

On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019, a flaw within Evernote’s Google Chrome extension code was reported, which created a security vulnerability impacting 4.6 million consumers and companies. The organizational software app’s extension defect, discovered by security company Guardio, opened the door to potential harvesting of user data by bad actors, including authentication data, financial information, private social media conversations, emails, and more. Continue reading

Quest Diagnostics Breach Leaks Personal Information for Nearly 12 Million Patients

Quest Diagnostics data breach

Updated 6/6/2019**

Another healthcare company has come forward as being affected by the hack of AMCA’s online payments page. This time, 422,600 patients of Opko Health had their credit card and bank information, email addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers, and balance information compromised. This latest announcement means 20 million consumers have been exposed, so far.

Updated 6/4/2019*

One day following the announcement of the Quest Diagnostics breach, LabCorp produced a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it too had been impacted by the hack of AMCA. An additional 7.7 million patients’ names, addresses, dates of birth, and balance information have been exposed.

What Happened?

On Monday, June 3rd, 2019, Quest Diagnostics, one of the largest clinical testing networks in the U.S., disclosed a data breach that impacted the personal information of approximately 11.9 million patients. The breach exposed credit card and bank account numbers, Social Security numbers, and medical information of Quest Diagnostics labs patients. The statement came after one of Quest Diagnostics’ vendors, American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), notified the laboratory that an unauthorized third-party had accessed its systems and took control of its payments page between August 1st, 2018 and March 30th, 2019. Continue reading

885 Million Consumer Records Exposed by First American Financial

First American Financial Data Leak

What Happened?

As of Friday, May 24th, news broke that First American, the leading title insurance provider for real estate transactions in the U.S., had a security incident that exposed 885 million consumer records. Security researcher Brian Krebs reported that these compromised records contained the personal and financial details of consumers buying or selling property in the U.S. spanning as far back as 2003. Documents that included Social Security numbers, bank account numbers, financial statements, driver’s license images, and mortgage and tax records were readily available for download on the First American web site, meaning that anyone could access them — no login credentials required. Continue reading