The Department of Homeland Security this week began notifying up to tens of thousands of employees, contractors and others with a DHS security clearance that their personal data may be at risk. The notifications began on Monday, according to an online statement, after officials learned of a vulnerability in software used by a vendor to[...]
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Investigative reporters for the Scripps news service have been threatened with legal action after informing a telecommunications company that confidential data on tens of thousands of applicants was available on the Internet.
A news report says the beleaguered Bloomberg financial data and news service accidentally posted online more than 10,000 private messages between traders and clients at some of the world’s largest banks.
Attackers using a vulnerability in Adobe’s ColdFusion app server were able to compromise servers belonging to the Washington State court system sometime in the last few months and walked off with data belonging to as many as a million residents of the state. The attackers had access to 160,000 Social Security numbers and the driver’s license numbers and names of a million people.
Domain registrar Name.com is asking its customers to reset their passwords following a data breach.