Data Breaches

Malware on Breyer Horses website for about 18 months, payment card data at risk

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Malware installed on the computer server hosting the Breyer Horses website may have compromised personal information for people who made purchases between March 31, 2013 and Oct. 6.

Transcript website flaw exposed personal data on 98k users

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NeedMyTranscripts.com expose users' names, addresses and dates of birth, among other information, due to a site flaw that one user discovered.

Staples is investigating a potential issue involving credit card data

Staples is investigating a potential issue involving credit card data

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The company said it is investigating a potential issue involving credit card data and that customers are not responsible for fraudulent activity on cards if an issue is discovered.

Sourcebooks payment card breach impacts more than 5,000 customers

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More than 5,000 customers had personal information stolen, but roughly 9,000 notification letters were sent out as a precautionary measure.

Progress on national breach notification law may stall

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A bill, which would require a national reporting standard, has failed to make it before the Senate or House this year.

JPMorgan Chase hackers missed fed gov't employee accounts

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Information on half a million federal workers in the government's SmartBuy program went undetected by Chase hackers.

President signs Executive Order to improve payment security

President signs Executive Order to improve payment security

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President Obama signed an Executive Order at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau calling for enhanced security measures, including microchips and PINs.

TheSnappening.org owner targeted in site hack

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Mudit Grover's personal information was published online after a hacker, Team Danny, took control of the site.

Cyberswim notifies customers that payment card data may be at risk

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Malicious software installed on Sept. 24 may have compromised personal information for visitors that made purchases between May 12 and Aug. 28.

Two Detroit men arrested may be linked to Home Depot breach

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A routine traffic stop in Texas resulted in two men being arrested for possession of criminal devices.

TD Bank reaches $850K breach settlement with states

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The settlement brings some resolve to the 2012 breach, where the bank lost unencrypted backup tapes.

Hackers targeted Chase Corporate Challenge site to find infiltration route

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The Corporate Challenge site was one of many avenues tested by persistent attackers, reports reveal.

Marquette University notifies graduate applicants of possible breach

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Settings for an internal file server were inadvertently modified, making graduate school applications accessible to anyone with Marquette University login credentials.

South Korea mulls replacing nat'l ID cards after breach

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Replacing the card would likely cost the South Korean government about $650 million and businesses would pay out billions to upgrade systems.

Physician's email account, accessed by unknown source, contained patient data

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UC Davis Health System is notifying 1,326 patients that a physician's work email account was accessed by an unknown source and an email within that account contained their personal or medical information.

Dropbox denies stolen credentials claim

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The file hosting company refuted the recent news that more than seven million user login credentials were stolen and posted online.

Second class action suit filed against CHS

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A class action suit filed in a New Mexico court accused the health system of failing to follow appropriate security measures.

Snapsaved.com breach prompts Snapchat warning

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After Snapsaved.com was breached, Snapchat warned users that third party applications could expose their data.

Kmart breach likely exposed payment card data

Kmart breach likely exposed payment card data

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Sears revealed in a filing to the SEC that Kmart systems were infected with malware "undetectable" by current AV solutions.

Oregon Employment Department notifies 850K individuals of breach

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More than 850,000 individuals are being notified by the Oregon Employment Department that their personal information may have been compromised during an intrusion into the agency's website.

Dairy Queen confirms breach, Backoff malware intrusion at 395 U.S. stores

Dairy Queen confirms breach, Backoff malware intrusion at 395 U.S. stores

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Attackers used a third-party vendor's credentials to compromise systems in 395 U.S. Dairy Queen locations and one Orange Julius site.

JPMorgan hackers targeted 13 firms, including Fidelity, report reveals

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Fidelity claims, however, that no customer data appears to have been stolen.

Malware on NDSCS computers that stored data on 15K students and staffers

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North Dakota State College of Science is notifying more than 15,000 current and former students and employees that malware was discovered on numerous computers that contained their personal information.

Bond insurer MBIA investigates potential breach of client data

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MBIA says clients of its subsidiary, Cutwater Asset Management, were impacted.

Valeritas notifies all employees of possible data breach

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Security settings were inadvertently removed from a folder containing staffer data and it was possible for other employees to access the personal information.

Touchstone Medical Imaging patient data accessible online

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An undisclosed number of Touchstone Medical Imaging patients are being notified that their personal information was inadvertently made accessible via the internet.

Unencrypted laptop stolen from Community Technology Alliance

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An unencrypted, password protected laptop stolen from Community Technology Alliance contained Social Security numbers.

Report: After Chase disclosure, bank regulator rallies execs to shore up defenses

Report: After Chase disclosure, bank regulator rallies execs to shore up defenses

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As the extent of the Chase breach surfaces, experts urge financial institutions to prepare for continued attacks or face impending consequences.

Unauthorized employee may have accessed AT&T customer info

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The company informed victims in a letter that the employee no longer works there, and complementary credit monitoring services are being offered.

Chase breach affects 76 million accounts, raises questions about detection failure

Chase breach affects 76 million accounts, raises questions about detection failure

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As the reach of a recent Chase breach grows to 76 million household and seven million business accounts, security experts call for change.

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