Hacks and Breaches of November 2016

November 2016: Top Hacks and Breaches [INFOGRAPHIC]

Dec 07, 2016 By Arden Rubens

The winter is just getting started, and the damage is as big as ever with new vulnerabilities and malware leading to even more hacks and breaches. November’s biggest breach in numbers is the AdultFriendFinder hack, when a local file inclusion vulnerability led to the exposure of over 400m user details. Keeping up with the transportation-hacks trend, San Francisco’s transit system was hacked over the busy Thanksgiving weekend, as the hackers left the system unable to collect fares until a ransom of $70k in bitcoins was paid. And in a continued malware attack, millions (and counting) of Google accounts have been affected by malicious software. 

Check out the infographic below to learn more about November’s top hacks and breaches.

 

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November 2016 Hacks

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Arden Rubens

Social Media Manager & Content Writer at Checkmarx
Arden is the social media manager and a content writer at Checkmarx. Her blogs focus on cyber security trends and the latest developments in the world of AppSec. She aims to educate and inspire developers, security professionals, and organizations to find the best defense against online threats.

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