List of data breaches and cyber attacks in November

This time last year, hackers were busy siphoning 40 million credit cards from Target – can we expect something similar to happen again this year? November has been rather quiet compared to previous months this year – the calm before the storm, perhaps?

Payment information breach

Staples confirms POS malware attack

Backcountry Gear hit with payment data breach twice in three months

Data breach affects 2.7 million HSBC Turkey cardholders

Malware on Central Dermatology Center server since August 2012

Visionworks notifies 75K Maryland customers of missing database server

Malware possibly compromised payment cards at Grand Casino Mille Lacs

Data breach

Australian immigration department unlawfully leaked asylum seeker data

Hackers seize database from City of Detroit, demand $800k in bitcoin

USPS data breach affects over three million

Home Depot admits 53 million email addresses stolen in data breach

Breach impacts about 10,000 employees in Maryland school system

Cyber attack

Sony Pictures Entertainment hacked

Syrian Electronic Army attack on Gigya affects Telegraph, Independent, Evening Standard…

Fasthosts outage blamed on DDoS attack and Windows security flaw

Nottinghamshire Police website hacked by pro-Palestine AnonGhost group

Hackers hijack Craigslist domain

US State Department network shut amid reports of cyber breach

US weather network hacked

Discovered vulnerabilities

Microsoft warns that Kerberos bug allows hackers to compromise entire networks

Drupal malware could have affected up to 12 million websites

Rootpipe Flaw in OS X Could Allow Hackers to Completely Take Over Your Mac


Microsoft Azure glitch knocks websites offline

Regin spyware alert – advanced cyber espionage malware discovered

Amazon UK customers targeted by email attack

DVLA phishing email alert

Security firm G4S sees share price knocked by £12 hoax

Holidaymakers hooked by phishing campaign

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