List of data breaches and cyber attacks in February

February may be a short month, but it is in no way short of data breaches and cyber attacks. There have been tens of millions of people affected across the US in an attack on Anthem Inc., as well as the uncovering of a huge scandal involving Lenovo and adware.

Payment card information

Credit card information stolen in Big Fish Games site compromise

Banks link credit card fraud to Marriott hotels

Yet another online parking hack: Book2Park loses card data in data breach

Hacked Hotel Phones Fueled Bank Phishing Scams

Malware on Lime Crime website, payment cards compromised

Data breach

18.8 million non-customers could be affected by Anthem breach

Another healthcare data breach: Lone Star Circle of Care, Texas

Data breach at health insurer Anthem likely to affect millions

Russian dating site Topface pays ransom to stop 20 million hacked records being made public

Cyber attack

Lizard Squad strikes again: Lenovo attacked after Superfish controversy

Jamie Oliver website hacked to serve up malware

Zero-day vulnerability discovered in WordPress Fancybox plugin – 500k websites potentially at risk

Third zero-day vulnerability this year for Adobe Flash Player

Midlothian Police Department pays $500 ransom following cyber attack

Google Vietnam hacked by Lizard Squad

Global banks breached in largest ever heist

Dutch government suffers cyber attack

Defense Contract Management Agency Probes Hack

SIM-maker Gemalto admits it was hacked, but downplays seriousness

Bitcoin exchange shuts down after suspected password breach

DDoS attack on

RedTube porn website spreads malware, via iFrame invisible to the naked eye


New iCloud phishing campaign discovered

Banking malware spreading via Microsoft Word macros