Today is the last Alien Eye in The Sky episode for 2016, so rather than just recapping the week, we thought we’d take a look at what’s transpired over the course of 2016.
To be honest, I underestimated the huge task at hand, and after researching several hundred breaches, decided that it was better to break down the incidents into trends and take samples from each.
Hopefully this will give a renewed appreciation of how much the cyber security challenge is growing across the world and across all industries.
So, without further ado, all the stories mentioned in the video are linked below.
Happy holidays everybody!
Password re-use attacks
Banner Health which impacted 3.7m patients
Turkish state hospitals 10m patients.
Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong saw 3,600 records accessed
Al Zahra Private Medical Centre in the UAE had 4,600 records accessed.
It’s Not all fun and Games
steam game keys stolen.
Evony gaming company saw itself targeted twice during the year.
The Philippines commission on Elections was attacked a month before the country held its 3rd automated elections
The personal information of over 93.4million Mexican citizens had their voter registration details exposed online.
Illinois online voter registration portal hacked, information compromised
In Ghana, the Electoral Commission had four computers stolen that were used for biometric voter registration.
The Indian institute of management was hacked and reults of CAT exam released
Defcon IoT village saw 47 new vulnerabilities discovered in devices
Miscellaneous hacks and breaches through the year
Adani Po wer Ltd. India
Zameen.com Pakistani real estate giant hacked, entire DB leaked.
Siliconware Precision Industries in Taiwan suspected an engineer stole data.
Christians against poverty saw bank details, phone numbers, and other data stolen.