Data Breaches News, Articles and Updates
A third-party provider is being blamed for a possible breach into customer transactions at GunMag Warehouse.
A flood of information has emerged that connects GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to a questionable cast of characters who are linked to Soviet interests.
Cicis Pizza has officially acknowledged a payment card data breach in 138 of its restaurant locations, after reports of a point-of-sale malware attack first came to light last month.
Guccifer 2.0 documents reveal information about prominent donors to the Democratic party, including Hollywood celebrities Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and David Geffen.
A known SQL injection vulnerability affecting vBulletin software was exploited by an attacker to breach the Ubuntu Forums database.
An interim report filed yesterday by the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology revealed gaping holes in the FDIC's cybersecurity posture and accused the financial institution of withholding documents pertaining to data breaches.
Health care consortium Kaiser Permanente's Northern California division has publicly disclosed a data breach after two of its employees allegedly stole an unspecified number of ultrasound machines containing protected health information.
Omni Hotels & Resorts said guests had to physically present payment cards at one of its affected POS systems to be affected by malware stealing payment card information during a six-month period.
A Secret Conversations feature in Facebook Messenger will offer end-to-end encryption based on the Signal Protocol developed by Open Whisper Systems.
Wendy's yesterday identified over 1,000 U.S. franchised locations that were affected by two variants of point-of-sale malware discovered earlier this year.
A report from the U.K.'s National Crime Agency found that cybercrime has passed traditional crime in terms of impact.
NASA Kepler's Twitter account was compromised Wednesday and an image of a woman's scantily clad backside as well as a link to a porn site were tweeted out.
Chelsea Manning, who as an Army intelligence officer transmitted more than 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks, was briefly hospitalized Tuesday for an apparent suicide attempt.
The FBI won't recommend criminal charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the use of a private email to conduct State Department business.
A spam campaign distributing Zepto ransomware swelled from zero to 137,731 emails with malicious attachments using a new naming convention in just under four days, researchers at Cisco Talos observed.
Guccifer 2.0, a purported hacker claiming responsibility for breaching the DNC's networks and leaking their election strategies, published a blog post yesterday to further refute claims that the true culprits are Russian cyberespionage agents.
A hacker yesterday accessed the Twitter account of Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe and posted several fake tweets, including one that announced a leadership change.
The amount of digital information stored on recycled devices is staggering, a new study found.
An x-ray machine, an oncology system, an MRI machine: These are all important healthcare devices that researchers found harboring malware capable of installing backdoors on other connected systems for the purpose of exfiltrating data.
A hacker with the ominous nickname "thedarkoverlord" appears to have stolen more than 650,000 medical records from three separate healthcare institution databases, and has made them available for sale on the darknet online marketplace TheRealDeal.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has beefed up the authentication requirements on its website to better protect taxpayers and loan applicants.
A suspicious domain, misdepatrment[.]com, resembles a legitimate domain for technology services provider MIS Department Inc., which counts among its clients the DNC.
A brief privacy representation in the acquisition agreement between Microsoft and LinkedIn basically says the two companies will follow their own privacy policies and the law.
Law enforcement officials in Knox County, Ill. earlier this week arrested a longtime IT employee of Abingdon-Avon School District #276 on electronic eavesdropping charges in connection with a recent data breach, according to local reports.
A new study from FireEye finds that while Chinese cyber attacks have declined, they are now "more focused, calculated, and still successful in compromising corporate networks."
A comparative analysis by Fidelis Cybersecurity of malware samples provided by the DNC supported findings by CrowdStrike that a pair of intrusions were the handiwork of the Cozy Bear and Fancy Bear APT groups purported to have ties to Russian intelligence.
The U.S. military may not be doing enough to protect its weapons systems from cyberattacks, former National Security Council (NSC) Cybersecurity Director Richard Clarke said during a recent conference.
Hackers used login information to launch a "sophisticated password attack" to login to Citrix's GoToMyPC user accounts, according to a company blog post.
Customers are at risk of marketers using the data to approach them with unsolicited offers.
Authorities in Geneva have reportedly arrested a former IT worker at the law firm Mossack Fonseca in connection to the Panama Papers scandal that exposed global public officials' alleged misuse of offshore tax havens.
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