In the first breach, which occurred in 2013, an unencrypted server without basic security like password protection and firewalls made the records of 50,000 patients accessible online.
Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo had already issued guidance to help licensed financial institutions act to protect consumers affected by the Equifax breach.
Judge Lucy Koh wrote that the Yahoo users risk future identity theft and other attacks after a series of data breaches.
A ransomware attack in mid-April resulted in the compromise of customer and employee data at Airway Oxygen, a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based provider of home medical equipment.
Anthem, the nation's largest health insurer, has agreed to a $115 million charge to settle a class action suit.
Following its delay in notifying patients affected by a data breach, CoPilot Provider Support Services will pay $130,000 as a condition of a settlement with New York's attorney general.
User data on six million subscribers to the survey website CashCrate has been compromised.
Lax privacy settings in a campus file-sharing network led to an unintentional exposure of the educational records of thousands of students at the University of Oklahoma.
An unnamed employee in the Medical Records Department mistakenly sent a spreadsheet containing data on former patients.
A Russian accused by the FBI of hacking into a number of U.S. companies is a step closer to extradition from the Czech Republic.
John Brennan, former director of the CIA, told the House Intelligence Committee he suspected that associates in Donald Trump's campaign staff worked with Russian authorities in influencing the presidential election.
In a settlement with the attorneys general of 47 states and the District of Columbia, retailer Target will fork over $18.5M as penalty for a breach which exposed the contact information of more than 60 million customers
A data breach at the Florida's Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has put the personal information of thousands of people at risk.
Bell Canada on Monday announced that an unnamed attacker had gained access to customer information.
The men's fashion retailer Brooks Brothers is alerting customers of a potential year-long breach.
Citizens attempting to login to their accounts on the U.S. Social Security Administration website will now be required to offer further proof of their identity, but the enhanced security implementation is receiving mixed reviews.
At least 27 subscribers of Guardian Soulmates reported that details from their site profile were incorporated into explicit spam messages they received.
The Flowers website of Debenhams, the U.K.'s largest department store chain (in outlet numbers), was hit with a breach.
An unsecured database left exposed on an Amazon server revealed PII of up to one million applicants for car loans.
Blowout Cards, a site for the buying, selling and trading of sports and other types of cards, suffered a breach.
Lifespan, a Rhode Island-based healthcare network, informed 20,000 patients that an employee laptop containing patient data was stolen.
Neiman Marcus is not having a good month as far as public relations are concerned.
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel might want to tone down his comments while discussing the target demographic for his app.
A database containing personal information of 918K seniors seeking discounts on diabetes supplies was exposed online for months.
New Mexico is a signature away from becoming the nation's 48th state to pass a data breach notification law.