The following are the top 5 major Data Breaches announced in the week ending 25th November 2023. The data is curated from Intellizence Data & Security Breaches Dataset.
People Impacted – 185,000
US automotive retailer AutoZone has filed a breach notification with the Maine Attorney General’s office that it had been the victim of a ransomware attack earlier this year that impacted nearly 185,000 AutoZone customers. The hackers had obtained the personal information – the full names and Social Security numbers of its customers. The attack came from a vulnerability in MOVEit, file transfer software used by thousands of companies.
Longhorn Imaging Center
People Impacted -100,643
According to the breach notice submitted to the Texas Attorney General, South Austin Health Imaging, which does business as Longhorn Imaging Center in Austin, TX, has recently reported a hacking incident affecting 100,643 patients. The breached information included full names, addresses, dates of birth, medical information, and health insurance information. Notification letters are now being sent to the affected individuals.
People Impacted – 65,000
Enstar Inc. has filed a notice of data breach with the Attorney General of Maine after discovering a vulnerability in its file-transfer program MOVEit. The breach has resulted in an unauthorized party accessing consumers’ sensitive information, including their names, Social Security numbers, and driver’s license numbers. Enstar has sent out data breach notification letters to around 65000 individuals whose information was affected by the recent data security incident.
People Impacted – 48,000
The recent cyberattack on NSC Technologies resulted in an unauthorized party being able to access the company’s IT network. A notice filed with the Attorney General of Maine explains that the incident leaked 48,000 consumers’ sensitive information. The information includes their names and Social Security numbers. NSC Technologies has sent data breach notification letters to all impacted individuals.
NYC Bar Association
People Impacted – 27,000
In filings with regulators in Maine and Vermont, The New York City Bar Association has confirmed that the data of over 27,000 members and employees was leaked during a cyberattack nearly a year ago. An investigation completed in October confirmed that hackers broke into its systems and had access to internal files.