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2mil Affected in T-Mobile Data Breach 📳

“48% of the respondents have no cybersecurity incident response plan in place to counteract an attack if and when it occurs.” 77% of IT pros believe their enterprises will be hacked—but almost half aren’t ready for it.

Hacking aside, are you ready to start your weekend with today’s brief?

 

Hackers Stole Personal Data of 2 Million T-Mobile Customers

In a brief intrusion, hackers stole “some” customer data including names, email addresses, account numbers, and other billing information. The good news is that they did not get credit card numbers, social security numbers, or passwords.

How That Fake DNC ‘Hack’ Got Shut Down so Fast

What the Democrats didn’t foresee is the possibility of the fake page being detected by someone else, who would then in turn report it to the DNC. But that’s exactly what happened.

Facebook, Twitter, Google, and others to meet about midterm elections

Representatives from the biggest companies in tech will meet privately Friday to share information on how they’re preparing for the midterm election. The goal of the meeting is to try to avoid a repeat of the Russian interference that occurred during the 2016 US election.

Medical records of high school students leaked in ‘appalling’ data breach

Over 300 records were reportedly published online late Monday evening and remained available until Tuesday. The records included data on student physical and mental health conditions, medications required, as well as behavioral and learning difficulties.

North Korean Hackers Suspected of Creating Mac-Based Malware

Security firm Kaspersky Lab uncovered the MacOS-based malware while investigating a hack at an unnamed cryptocurrency exchange in Asia.