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Data Breach Affects 820,000 New York City Students  

A hack of widely used grading and attendance systems earlier this year exposed the personal data of about 820,000 current and past New York City public school students. So reports United Press International.


Feds Investigate Healthcare Data Breaches Affecting 1.4 Million People  

The federal government is looking into healthcare data breaches involving more than one million people in North Carolina and South Carolina alone. So reports WCNC.


Meta Must Pay $19M Over Data Breaches, Irish Watchdog Rules  

Facebook parent Meta Platforms has been fined 17 million euros ($18.7 million) by Ireland’s data regulator. So reports Reuters.


Crypto Firms Admit Data Breach Due to Third-party Hack  

Various cryptocurrency-related companies have acknowledged suffering data breaches after a cyberattack hit the customer relationship management company HubSpot. So reports CoinDesk.


Okta Data Breach May Have Affected Hundreds of Clients  

Okta, a widely used identity verification provider, has conceded that a January data breach may have exposed information of hundreds of clients. So reports CNN.


Apple Services Go Down On Two Consecutive Days  

Multiple Apple services have suffered unexplained outages for at least a couple of consecutive days. So reports CNET.


Sinclair Details Losses Due to October Ransomware Attack  

Sinclair Broadcasting Group suffered $24 million in unrecoverable net losses from an October ransomware attack that disrupted its programming, the company has disclosed in its year-end filing with the SEC. So reports Cybersecurity Dive.


Ubisoft Discloses Hack As Lapsus$ Takes Credit

Video game maker Ubisoft has revealed a “cyber security incident” and hacking group Lapsus$ has claimed responsibility. So reports Engadget.


Hacking Group Anonymous Reportedly Attacks Rosneft  

Russian energy company Rosneft’s German subsidiary has disclosed a cyberattack, which authorities suspect was by the hacking collective Anonymous. So reports Reuters, citing Germany’s die Welt newspaper.


PressReader Cyberattack Touches More Than 7,000 Publications  

PressReader, a digital platform for more than 7,000 publications around the world, has confirmed that a cybersecurity incident resulted in outages. So reports ZDNet.


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