Cyberattacks on Truist Bank and Kulicke & Soffa Lead to Data Breach


Recent Cybersecurity Breaches: Truist Bank Data for Sale on Dark Web, Kulicke and Soffa Industries Dealing with Data Breach

A dark cloud looms over the cybersecurity landscape as two major companies, Truist Bank and Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (K&S), grapple with data breaches that have exposed sensitive information to threat actors.

The first blow came when a threat actor known as Sp1d3r listed data from Truist Bank for sale on the dark web following a cyberattack on the banking institution. The compromised data includes details of 65,000 employees, bank transactions, and even the source code for IVR funds transfers. This breach raises serious concerns about the security measures in place at Truist Bank and the vulnerability of client information.

Meanwhile, Kulicke and Soffa Industries, a prominent semiconductor and electronics manufacturing company, disclosed a breach that compromised millions of files, including critical data like source codes, engineering information, and personally identifiable information. The breach, detected on May 12, 2024, prompted swift containment measures by K&S in collaboration with cybersecurity experts and law enforcement agencies.

Both incidents underscore the persistent threat of cyberattacks faced by organizations worldwide. While Truist Bank and K&S are actively addressing the breaches and working to enhance their cybersecurity measures, the incidents serve as a stark reminder of the importance of safeguarding sensitive information and maintaining trust in the digital age.

As investigations continue to unfold and cybersecurity measures are bolstered, the cybersecurity community remains vigilant in the face of evolving threats and the ever-present risk of data breaches.

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