Data Breach News, Articles and Updates
Website hosting service Weebly has confirmed a major data breach, following a report on LeakedSource.com that 43.4 million accounts were stolen from the company's main database in February 2016.
A research team offered evidence that the account of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, was hacked by the top military foreign-intelligence service of the Russian Federation.
The healthcare industry saw 37 data breaches take place in September with about 250,000 patient records being compromised, but this was a major decrease from the 8.8 million records breached in August.
One of the biggest breaches in India has compromised as many as 3.2 million payment cards..
Yahoo sent a letter to U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper with a request to clear up the matter of whether Yahoo cooperated in a government request to scan its users' emails.
The Russian man that Czech authorities arrested on Oct. 5 in collaboration with the FBI is allegedly connected to the 2012 breach of LinkedIn.
A privacy-focused search engine, Startpage.com, will no longer be including Yahoo search results in its work.
Local authorities hold sensitive and private information about all of us that we wouldn't want getting into the hands of the wrong people.
Hackers exploited security vulnerabilities and weak passwords to burrow their way into a number of e-commerce sites, including that of the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
Katy Independent School District (ISD) in Texas is alerting select students that their information may have been compromised by a third-party vendor.
Building a culture of cybersecurity within enterprises is essential in today's fast-paced world of online transactions.
Thousands of retailers have been hit by credit card detail stealing malware. They way the hackers got in? unpatched software flaws.
Brazil has emerged as a primary center of financially motivated e-crime threat activity.
A hacker scanning for unsecured databases has compromised at least 58 million records - and possibly as many as 258 million - from Modern Business Solutions, a data management and monetization firm.
A malware infection is to blame for a payment card data breach affecting at least 230 University of Central Florida students, according to Orlando, Florida NBC affiliate WESH, citing school officials.
The CEO of Verizon said on Monday that the telecommunications giant is still on track to acquire Yahoo, despite a massive breach of Yahoo.
Turkish anti-censorship group Turkey Blocks is reporting that various cloud services are blocked throughout Turkey as the Turkish government attempts to contain an email leak from its energy minister.
The Central Ohio Urology Group reported that in early August it became aware of an incident where an unauthorized posted patient and employee information to Twitter.
As the holiday shopping season approaches, the newest iteration of point-of-sale malware FastPOS appears to have improved its evasion efforts by using modular architecture.
To comply with a directive from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to dig through all of its customers' email, Yahoo customized an already existing technology intended to search for child porn and spam.
Yahoo called a Reuters report that it allowed secret spying of its customers' email "misleading," but the privacy implications are being debated not only by the tech and legal communities but the public as well.
Due to its poor data security, which led to the theft of the personal data of over 150,000 customers last year, TalkTalk has been fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).
With the GDPR set to change cyber-security regulation in Europe and more than nine in 10 organisations reporting a data breach in the last five years, businesses need to quickly put measures in place to prevent the loss of Personal Identifiable Information (PII).
The security firm Zerodium announced an increase in bounty prices for zero-day exploits with the top prize now being $1.5 million for and Apple iOS 10 remote jailbreak, a $1 million increase.
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.