Data Breaches

PagerDuty requires password change for all customers following breach

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PagerDuty detected an unauthorized intrusion by an attacker who gained access to customer information.

Secret NSA map shows Chinese cyberespionage targets in U.S.

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A secret NSA map was obtained by a news outlet shows the locations of "Victims of Chinese Cyber Espionage" targets based in the U.S.

House, Senate weigh bills to strengthen intrusion, detection initiatives

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Congress is entertaining a pair of bills aimed at improving cybersecurity at government agencies.

Four McLean Hospital backup data tapes go missing, thousands affected

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The personal information was on four unencrypted backup data tapes related to the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center.

United reportedly hacked by same group that breached Anthem, OPM

United reportedly hacked by same group that breached Anthem, OPM

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United Airlines reportedly experienced a breach by a Chinese hacker group believed to be behind breaches at OPM and Anthem.

Hundreds of Massachusetts General Hospital patients notified of data incident

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A Massachusetts General Hospital employee inadvertently sent an email containing personal information on 648 patients to the wrong email address.

Survey: Nearly all Americans support and want retaliation for cyberattacks

Survey: Nearly all Americans support and want retaliation for cyberattacks

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A new poll indicates that Americans want the government to retaliate for cyberattacks that compromise sensitive data.

Data on 5,300 Healthfirst members caught up in fraud scheme

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An individual who perpetrated fraud against Healthfirst may have stolen information about current and former members from Healthfirst's online portal.

Steam flaw fixed, Valve resetting passwords

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A flaw in the "forgot my login details" function, if exploited, could have allowed hackers to hijack Steam users' accounts.

Breach affects 3,000 clients enrolled in Georgia state program

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The Division of Aging Services inadvertently emailed their personal data to a contracted provider that was not authorized to view the information.

Planned Parenthood investigates breach amid claims its systems were accessed

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Planned Parenthood is investigating a data breach following reports that attackers released sensitive data on Sunday night.

UCLA target of class-action suit after breach

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A lawsuit filed in a federal court in California accused UCLA Health System of not adequately protecting the personal data of 4.5 million individuals affected by a 2014 breach.

Hacking Team issues new statement while researcher clears up Android tool confusion

Hacking Team issues new statement while researcher clears up Android tool confusion

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Hacking Team's spokesman said the company broke no laws when selling its technology, and a researcher points out that the company used his open source tool to create part of its surveillance software.

OPM bringing users back on to e-QIP in increments

OPM bringing users back on to e-QIP in increments

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After a pair of breaches rocked OPM and a vulnerability was discovered in the agency's e-QIP system; now user access is slowly being re-enabled.

Personal data on laptop stolen from attorney with California law firm

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Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo is notifying an undisclosed number of individuals that a laptop computer containing their personal information was stolen.

Neiman Marcus class action data breach lawsuit revived

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A federal appeals court has breathed new life into a class action lawsuit against Neiman Marcus regarding the data breach the retailer experienced in 2013.

Free security tools help detect Hacking Team malware

Free security tools help detect Hacking Team malware

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Vulnerabilities and other threats exposed in the Hacking Team leaks has spurred Rook Security and Facebook to each release free security tools.

Exclusive: Visa application portal closed following SC Magazine investigation

Exclusive: Visa application portal closed following SC Magazine investigation

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VFS Global closes visa application portal following SC Magazine investigation. Editable Schengen visa application forms accessed FOUR DAYS after operating company VFS Global said a vulnerability had been fixed.

Former Senator says Edward Snowden should be publicly executed

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During a speech earlier in July, retired Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), drew parallels between breaches at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and Edward Snowden's actions.

Alfa Insurance: data on 86K individuals inadvertently made accessible to internet

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Information stored on one of Alfa's computer servers at a Tennessee location was inadvertently accessible to the internet.

PNI Digital Media investigates potential credit card 'issue' as more photo center websites go down

PNI Digital Media investigates potential credit card 'issue' as more photo center websites go down

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As of Monday, photo center websites were down for CVS, Walmart Canada, Rite Aid, Costco, Sam's Club and Tesco.

UCLA Health attacked, data on up to 4.5 million individuals at risk

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UCLA Health announced that attackers accessed parts of its network containing personal and medical information on as many as 4.5 million individuals.

CVS investigating possible payment card breach, shuts down photo website

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Customer credit card information collected by an independent vendor may have been compromised.

Epic Games forums compromised, passwords to be reset

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Members of the forums, which were still down on Thursday, will be required to change their password when the site reopens.

Army National Guard breach affects 850K, not related to OPM

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The Army National Guard said a data breach that may have impacted more than 850,000 current and former members.

Hershey provides additional information on payment card breach

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Payment cards used at certain Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company properties between Feb. 14 and June 2 may have been compromised.

UPMC Health Plan compromises personal data of 722 patients

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University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Health Plan announced its third breach in two years, information of 722 patients compromised.

Legislators call for lifetime identity protection for OPM data breach victims

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Nearly seven percent of the U.S. population was impacted in the OPM data breaches, and nine legislators are now calling for lifetime identity theft protection for them.

Recovered USB stick contains Barclays data, customers offered compensation

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The data on the USB stick is from 2008 or earlier, and is part of the same theft of data that was reported last year.

Walmart Canada's Online Photocentre down after potential breach

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Walmart Canada has taken down its online photo site and is investigating a compromise that may have impacted 60,000 people.

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