2019 Data Breaches: The Worst Ones!

2019 Data Breaches: The Worst Ones! Were you aware that one of every three victims of a data breach will be eventually identified? It is now certain to conclude that a hack has exposed at least some of the Publicly Identifying Information (PII).
This is why IdentityForce will continue to document all big infringements of the last five years. Refer to the current cases of violation in 2019 and read our infringement data to remain secure.

Here are the list:


2 January 2019: The first big 2019 infringement announcement did not take long. A file with 2.4 million user names, email addresses, login tips, IP addresses, and encrypted. They revealed passwords to Blur after unsealed servers had exposed them. The password management company advised its customers to update their Blur login credentials and allow authentication with two criteria.

Video game Town of Salem

January 3, 2019: 7.6 million gamers were deprived of details in a city hack in Salem. The company has announced BlankMediaGames (BMG) as a victim of hacking. Cybercriminals hacked its server and revealed its usernames, email addresses, IP addresses, game. Besides, client behavior and bought premium game functionality.


January 4, 2019 – DiscountMugs.com was a victim of hacking in the second half of 2018 for four months. Hence, victimizing internet customer cups and fashion stores. The business confirmed that its card skimming code on its payment website has been found. Further, the hackers could steal full descriptions of credit cards, names, addresses, phone numbers. In addition to email addresses, and postal codes (number, security code, and expiration dates).


7 January 2019: BenefitMall announced a misuse of the data following an attack on email phishing that affected employee login accounts, a U.S. compensation, HR, and employer benefits, provider. While no client names, addresses, social security numbers, birth dates, bank account numbers, or insurance premium payment details included in your emails.


10 June 2019: New York-based OXO, which exhibited consumer knowledge entered on its site. Moreover, they have compromised the company in two distinct instances over the past two years. On its website, the company finds illegal code capturing customer names, billing and shipping addresses as well as credit card numbers.

Indiana Managed Health Services (MHS)

11 January 2019: More than 31,000 patients in Indiana’s Controlled Health Care have been subjected to confidential health information during a phishing attack. The potentially threatened information includes names, insurance ID numbers, emails, birth dates, and medical conditions.


16 January 2019: A defect in Fortnite’s multiplayer video game opens players to hacking. According to protection firm Check Point, a threat attacker can take account of any game user. Further, display personal account details, buy V-bucks (in-game money) and wake up to a game conversation. Fortnite’s worldwide subscribers are 200 million, 80 million of them participating every month.

Securities Department of Oklahoma

On 17 January 2019, the Oklahoma Ministry of Securities has released millions of government files. Further, including FBI documents, unprotected on an open database site (ODS). Moreover, this is the oldest documents exposed date from 1986 and contained login credentials and internal contact information from personal data.

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