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65M Tumblr accounts for sale after 2013 breach

65M Tumblr accounts for sale after 2013 breach

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More than 65 million Tumblr accounts from a 2013 breach were spotted for sale on the dark web.

Email error leaks hundreds of Northern Ireland prison officer details

Email error leaks hundreds of Northern Ireland prison officer details

An email error made in Northern Ireland has accidentally leaked the personal details of hundreds of prison officers working in the country to an outside contractor.

The Southeast Eye Institute patient information compromised

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The Southeast Eye Institute, P.A. reported a possible data breach after an unauthorized individual gained access to patient data via a third-party affiliate.

Update: 117 million LinkedIn email credentials found for sale on the dark web

Update: 117 million LinkedIn email credentials found for sale on the dark web

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The 2012 LinkedIn data breach may be the breach that just keeps on giving with the news that 117 million customer email credentials originating from that hack were found for sale on the dark web.

Petya and Mischa - the Ransomware Twins (sort of)

Petya and Mischa - the Ransomware Twins (sort of)

These two malwares have been much in the news over the past week or so.

Hackers steal $2M in Bitcoin and other digital currency

Hackers steal $2M in Bitcoin and other digital currency

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Cyber criminals made off with the equivalent of $2 million in Bitcoin and Ethere from Gatecoin.

N.Y. bill would boost state IT department's cyberattack responsibility

N.Y. bill would boost state IT department's cyberattack responsibility

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The New York Office of Information Technology could gain additional responsibilities in the wake of a data breach if a bill now in the state senate is passed.

Children's National Health System breached, data of 4K patients compromised

Children's National Health System breached, data of 4K patients compromised

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More than 4,000 patients of the Children's National Health System received notices of a data breach following a former vendor disclosing patient health information on an FTP site viewable on the web.

Flurish customer info compromised after release to third-party vendors

Flurish customer info compromised after release to third-party vendors

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Flurish Inc. reported to the California Attorney General's office that the personal information for some of its customers had been compromised when it was made available to some of the company's third-party vendors.

Hacker doxes Nulled cybercrime forum, exposes data on 536,000 user accounts

Hacker doxes Nulled cybercrime forum, exposes data on 536,000 user accounts

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An unidentified hacker turned the tables on Nulled.io, a popular online forum that facilitates cybercriminal activity, by compromising its website and publicly dumping its sensitive user data and communications.

Phishing attack compromises City College of San Francisco student data

Phishing attack compromises City College of San Francisco student data

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City College of San Francisco reported that student information was compromised when an employee responded to a phishing email.

Yahoo-owned Tumblr announces email credential compromise

Yahoo-owned Tumblr announces email credential compromise

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Tumblr announced Thursday that a third party accessed a set of Tumblr user email addresses with salted and hashed passwords.

IT pros in financial services assert ability to detect breaches

IT pros in financial services assert ability to detect breaches

Data breaches in the worlds of banking, credit and finance have nearly double between 2014 and 2015 according to the Identity Theft Resource Centre's 2015 Breach List report. Despite being unsure of how long it would take, IT pros in financial services are very confident in their ability to detect a breach.

UAE InvestBank hacked, nearly 100k recycled data records leaked?

UAE InvestBank hacked, nearly 100k recycled data records leaked?

A data file of 10GB holding sensitive financial data compromised from an InvestBank in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been leaked online. The file contains information on tens of thousands of customers from a bank based in Sharjah.

300 Wendy's restaurants affected by POS malware attack earlier this year

300 Wendy's restaurants affected by POS malware attack earlier this year

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An investigation into a point-of-sale malware attack discovered earlier this year found 300 of the chain's 5,500 locations were impacted.

Kiddicare suffers a data breach! 794,000 customer details are exposed

Kiddicare suffers a data breach! 794,000 customer details are exposed

Baby retailer Kiddicare suffers a data breach that exposes 794K customer details

Bay Area Children's Association patient data breached

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The Bay Area Children's Association reported a data reach that compromised patient data.

Tribune Media's ProSportsDaily Forum site breached

Tribune Media's ProSportsDaily Forum site breached

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Tribune Media's ProSportsDaily notified the California Attorney General's Office Wednesday of a data breach that compromised login credentials and likely other user information.

Charles Schwab data breach exposed client investment data

Charles Schwab data breach exposed client investment data

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Charles Schwab informed some of its customers on May 4 that their accounts were likely accessed by an unauthorized person possibly exposing their names, account information and other financial data.

Brunswick Corp.'s 13,000 workers' W-2 data compromised

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Brunswick Corp. reported on May 3 that it was victimized by a spearsphishing scam that netted the W-2 information for possibly all 13,000 current and former company employees.

Some U.S. Bancorp workers' W-2 info exposed in ADP data breach

Some U.S. Bancorp workers' W-2 info exposed in ADP data breach

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At least one major corporation that uses ADP as its payroll vendor had some of its employees W-2 tax information compromised.

1,206 Solano Community College employees victimized in W-2 data breach

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Solano Community College in Fairfield, Calif. was hit with a spearphishing attack led to the W-2 information for about 1,200 staffers being compromised.

Updated: ISIS hackers join together in 'United Cyber Caliphate', issue hit list

Updated: ISIS hackers join together in 'United Cyber Caliphate', issue hit list

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Several ISIS hacking groups announced that they have joined forces to form a large hacking group.

Turkish fascists claim responsibility for Qatar bank data breach

Turkish fascists claim responsibility for Qatar bank data breach

Qatar National bank has had 1.4 GB of internal files published online including the names of intelligence agents, government departments and the Qatari royal family. A turkish fascist group has claimed responsibility.

37% of Brits share personal login details with friends or partners

37% of Brits share personal login details with friends or partners

Over 10 percent of the UK population has pretended to be someone else online by snooping or sending messages through someone else's social media or email accounts without their permission.

LuckyPet data breach compromises online payment info

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Seattle-based pet store LuckyPet notified the California State Attorney General's office of a data breach that compromised online customer information.

Info on 1.2M BeautifulPeople.com users sold on dark web after breach

Info on 1.2M BeautifulPeople.com users sold on dark web after breach

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The personal information of 1.2 million members of the "exclusive" dating site BeautifulPeople.com is being sold on the dark web.

Possible 1.4GB data breach at Qatar National Bank

Possible 1.4GB data breach at Qatar National Bank

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The Qatar National Bank is investigating a possible massive data breach with more than 15,000 files, or 1.4GB of data, being compromised.

Odd 'phantom trips' taken a year after Uber log-in credentials surface on dark web

Odd 'phantom trips' taken a year after Uber log-in credentials surface on dark web

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Odd "phantom trips' taken nearly a year after Uber log-in credentials surfaced on the dark web.

Georgia couple pleads guilty in IRS 'Get Transcript' data breach

Georgia couple pleads guilty in IRS 'Get Transcript' data breach

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A Georgia couple pleaded guilty for their role in the IRS 'Get Transcript' data breach that compromised 700,000 accounts.

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