As the US midterm elections close in, the underground markets appear to be flush with voter databases available for affordable prices.
Disclosure vulnerabilities in a web app from the United Nations leave open to public access CVs from job applicants and the organization failed to plug the leak despite receiving a private report on the issues.
Servers and storage disks filled with millions of unencrypted confidential records of employees, customers and business partners of computer retailer NCIX turned up for sale via a Craigslist advertisement.
Access to India's Aadhaar unique identity enrollment software is unrestricted to anyone for as much as $35 - the price of a debilitating patch for important security features.
A hacker suspected to be operating out of China has been seen peddling the data of around 200 million Japanese users on an underground cybercrime forum, according to a FireEye iSIGHT Intelligence report shared with Bleeping Computer.
As part of its 8-K filing to the SEC, Equifax has unveiled the full extent of their massive 2017 146 million data breach. With the huge amount of people affected, almost half of all Americans, and the massive media exposure, hopefully most victims have been proactive in monitoring their credit to make sure no funny business is going.