Data Breach News, Articles and Updates
Phishing scams and ransomware attacks may be grabbing the headlines, but for the financial sector lost or stolen mobile devices were the leading cause of data breaches over the last decade.
A laptop taken home by an employee of the Whitehead Nursing Home was stolen.
GTAGaming, a fan forum for the popular game "Grad Theft Auto," was hacked, compromising the data on nearly 200,000 users.
Updated! Retailer Eddie Bauer's CEO reported that the chain's in-store point-of-sale network had been infected with malware for a six-month period during which time payment card information may have been accessed by unauthorized personnel.
The leaker to end all leakers has taken to Twitter to provide some insight in to the recent high profile auction of NSA hacking tools.
Software company Sage has reportedly suffered a data breach orchestrated by an insider of the company. The police are investigating and the ICO has been informed.
A high-severity preauthorization SSRF vulnerability in vBulletin forum software allows an unauthenticated attacker to perform a port scan of internal services and execute arbitrary system commands.
A planned national database of personal data on Russian citizens could become a magnet for criminal cyber-attacks warn analysts.
Oregon State Hospital's maximum security ward is notifying patients of a data breach.
Phoenix-based Banner Health is notifying patients of a cyberattack that compromised patient records.
Klimpton Hotels and Restaurants advised guests of a possible breach.
A recent SecurityScorecard study claims America's financial industry is highly susceptible to data breaches, and legacy systems may be to blame.
Updated! Yahoo and the company's users may be facing a data breach of epic proportions if a hacker who claims to be hawking 200 million Yahoo account credentials is proven true.
Customers of the popular mobile network O2 are having their details sold on a dark web marketplace
The hotel chain said it had been made aware of unauthorized charges occurring on cards that were previously used legitimately at Kimpton properties.
More than 2.3 million users records were compromised as two separate gaming companies announced they suffered data breaches.
An attacker gained unauthorized access to a North Carolina State University account containing personally identifiable information.
Cloud service data aggregator Datadog was hit with a data breach late last week and has sent a letter to its customers warning them to change their login credentials.
Iran's second largest mobile operator, Irancell, lost the personal information of 20 million customers in a data leak last week but denies being hacked.
A hacker reportedly accessed and publicly posted 50,000 records from the Baton Rouge Police Department to protest the police killing of local resident Alton Sterling.
The FTC is probing Avid, which faces a number of class action lawsuits on behalf of customers, for manipulating the Ashley Madison site by posting phony female profiles, or fembots, capable of conversing with male customers.
Muslim Match, a dating website for Muslims, was hacked and user credentials and profiles of 150,000 subscribers posted online.
Fingers are pointing at a third-party vendor as the culpable party behind the exposure of personally identifiable information of 4,300 patients of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Monday reported a data breach after point of sale malware was found on the resort's systems.
A hacker called "Guccifer 2.0" claimed credit for breaking into the Democratic National Committee computer system and released the DNC's opposition research on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Companies hit with a data breach will spend on average $4 million in 2016 to mitigate the problem with many firms exacerbating their costs by not following a few basic rules, like creating an incident response team, according to a new Ponemom/IBM study.
A database of user accounts of the once popular video and music-sharing site iMesh has been made available on the dark web.
CiCi's Pizza may have suffered a point-of-sale (POS) breach through third party vendor.
Following several social media site breaches, Netflix said users whose passwords may have been compromised must change their login credentials.
One in five medium to-large businesses in the UK don't have a plan of action in place in case of a ransomware attack. Almost half (48 percent) of British businesses are failing to back up their company data at least once a day.
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