Browsing Category: Data Breaches

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Facebook Tool Mines Stolen Passwords, Notifies Affected Users

Facebook announced that it has developed a tool that combs through paste sites where stolen credentials are posted looking for Facebook passwords. Users are then notified and must do a password reset.

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76M Households, 7M Businesses Impacted in JPMorgan Chase Breach

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A securities filing on Thursday revealed that up to 76 million households and seven million small businesses, far more than initially thought, were implicated in the cyber attack that hit JPMorgan Chase over the summer.

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Travel Site Viator Announces 1.4 M Implicated in Breach

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Travel website Viator.com is in the middle of notifying approximately 1.4 million of its customers that their personal information – payment card data included – may have been compromised.

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Threatpost News Wrap, September 19, 2014

Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk abut the crazy news of the last couple of weeks, the Apple privacy and Apple Pay announcements, the details of the Home Depot breach and the end of the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing unit.

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POS Service Confirms Goodwill Breach Lasted 18 Months

Third-party payment vendor C&K Systems released details regarding a breach that affected its systems for 18 months and went on to affect customers who shopped at Goodwill.

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