Data Breach News, Articles and Updates
The security firm InfoArmor believes the Yahoo! data breach far exceeds the 500 million number, that the hack was accomplished by a cybergang, not a nation-state, and that overall about 3.5 billion user records have been stolen over the years.
A UK-based investigative journalism site has come under cyberattack, purportedly from Russia, for its articles critical of Russia's involvement in the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 and corruption.
Nearly three-quarters of businesses have end-of-support devices operating in their networks, and the consequences could prove dire, a new study found.
Over three-quarters (77 percent) of IT decision makers worldwide are now more concerned about the impact of data hoarding than they were a year ago.
Yahoo is facing both legal and congressional action in the form of multiple class-action lawsuits and one senators call for a congressional probe.
For the second time this year, Discover Financial Services reported a set of data breaches on the same day to the California Attorney General's Office.
In a settlement, the hotel chain operated by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will fork over $500K in fines and improve the security of its computer network.
On the cusp of a $4.8 billion acquisition by Verizon, Yahoo today disclosed a data breach in which a state-sponsored actor is believed to have stolen a copy of data linked to at least 500 million accounts.
Data breaches were up 15 percent during the first half of 2016 compared to previous six months as Gemalto researchers reported a total of 974 worldwide breaches.
Independent Security Researcher Troy Hunt spotted a database containing the information of nearly 324,000 Regpack accounts.
A federal Appeals Court has reinstated a class-action lawsuit against insurance company Nationwide after concluding that individuals whose personal data was exposed in a 2012 breach have sufficient standing to sue.
The film Snowden opens this week recounting recent events that have sent reverberations around the world.
Scientific news service EurekAlert suffered a breach which saw the login details of thousands of journalists stolen. The company has now reformed the technology behind its website and is promising a brand new login system.
Data theft knows no boundaries. Personal information has been siphoned out from databases connected to both presidential campaigns.
ClixSense, a company that pays people to take surveys, reported it was breached with several million users being affected.
The U.K. voice over IP provider VoIPtalk has emailed a notification to customers warning of the potential compromise of user login credentials.
A hardware manufacturer may soon be sued by employees who claim the employer did not do nearly enough to protect their data.
100 million user passwords from a 2012 breach at Russian internet giant Rambler were leaked online.
Oregon credit union filed a class action lawsuit Tuesday against Noodles & Company on behalf of other financial institutions affected by a POS breach at the restaurant chain.
A medical centre in the UAE has been modestly breached by a hacker who claims to want to teach them a lesson in security.
As the November election nears, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Monday accused the Kremlin of wanting to interfere with the U.S. election.
The massive breach at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) might have been prevented had the agency followed basic cybersecurity guidelines, a congressional investigation claimed.
On Tuesday, officials announced an attacker using employee credentials may have accessed University of Alaska student information.
The Hutton Hotel payment processing system was vulnerable between September 2012 and 2015 exposing guests payment card information.
An old data breach has come back to haunt the pornography site Brazzers and its users, as close to 800,000 unique accounts registered with the site and its online forum was found published online.
A hacker, dubbing himself Mr. High, announced he had stolen the personal details of 6.5 million people across Idaho, Washington, Oregon and Kentucky.
M. Holdings Securities is notifying some of its clients of a potential data breach due to a laptop being stolen from an employee's car.
Guccifer's two-year hacking spree, which exposed Hillary Clinton's controversial use of a private email server, has ended with a more than four-year prison sentence.
The user data of 43,570,999 subscribers to the Last.fm music site were posted on the pwned repository LeakedSource.
The Kimpton Hotel chain officially notified its customers that its point-of-sale system severs had been infected with malware earlier this year, possibly exposing payment card information and cardholder names.
SC Magazine Articles
- Yahoo breach; State-sponsored actors suspected, at least 500 million accounts affected
- Cybercriminals already able to hack ATM biometric readers
- 185M incidents bypassed perimeter defenses - report
- OVH suffers massive 1.1Tbps DDoS attack
- IoT assault, connected devices increasingly used for DDoS attacks
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- CEO sacked after aircraft company grounded by whaling attack
- DōTERRA breach exposes customer info; including SS, DOB, and addresses
- UPDATE: Petya ransomware leverages Dropbox and overwrites hard drives
- Some U.S. Bancorp workers' W-2 info exposed in ADP data breach
- Yahoo! data breach likely exceeds 500 million records
- Boards taking more cyber seriously, driven by regulatory requirements, report finds
- Curtain closes on Ransomware Encryptor RaaS, but with master key
- BIND update fixes high-severity flaw affecting ICS, as CERT releases update to CSET tool
- ISACA programme aims to attract more women into technology professions