Major Database Mess Up Leaves Indian Federal Police and Banking Records Exposed
In total, the publically exposed Elasticsearch database contained a whopping 335 million records or roughly 24GB worth of highly sensitive data.
August 24, 2022
Anonymous Leak 82GB of Police Emails Against Australia’s Offshore Detention
In total, Anonymous leaked 285,635 confidential emails belonging to the Nauru Police Force of the tiny Nauru Island…
May 4, 2022
DNA contractor data breach exposed OKC Police’s rape kit information
The data breach took place in November 2021 but the details of it have only been revealed this…
February 22, 2022
Babuk ransomware gang leaks DC police data as negotiations fail
The latest leak by the Babuk ransomware gang contains 26GB worth of records.
May 12, 2021
Authorities seize world’s biggest dark web child abuse site
The dark web site called "BoysTown" had over 400,000 active users. - Here's how many people have been arrested and what the site hosted.
May 3, 2021
D.C. Police Department suffers ransomware attack
The group behind the ransomware attack is the Babuk Locker gang. The Department has acknowledged the attack.
April 27, 2021
UK Police mistakenly deleted 150,000 arrest records in software glitch
Reportedly, a software glitch wiped DNA and fingerprint data from the police computer.
January 16, 2021
Ukraine National Police website down after hacker intrusion
The cyberattack on the Ukraine National Police website carried out around 11:45 Wednesday, 23 September 2020 (EEST).
September 23, 2020
Techie buys Axon body camera from eBay; finds unencrypted police videos
Upon analyzing the camera the researcher found a MicroSD card containing sensitive Police data.
July 6, 2020
Hackers leak 296 GB worth of data from US Police & Fusion centers
The data has been published by a group named "Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDoSecrets)."
June 22, 2020