AT&T has notified some of its mobile customers that employees of one of its contractors accessed some customer information, including birth dates and Social Security numbers, in an effort to generate codes that could be used to unlock devices. The company did not specify how many customers were affected by the breach, and it doesn’t appear[...]
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A hacker group is demanding a €30,000 ransom payment after compromising systems belonging to Domino’s in France and Belgium and stealing 600,000 customer records.
Monsanto has disclosed a data breach that involved the personal information of customers and employees of its Precision Planting subsidiary.
San Diego State University has notified some of its current and former enrollees that some of their personal information may have been accessed by unauthorized users.
Streaming music service Spotify reported a breach of its systems and data, and said updates will be limited to only its Android application.
eBay will ask customers to change their passwords today because of an attack that breached a server containing encrypted passwords and other information.
From the beginning of the cybercrime epidemic, retailers have been among the most frequent targets, and the last year has seen some of the larger compromises in history. The Target data breach is at the top of that list, involving more than 100 million customers, and after years of increasingly serious compromises the retail industry[...]
Snapachat, the maker of the popular video and photo chat app, has agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that the company misrepresented the supposedly ephemeral nature of the messages users send and failed to take adequate security precautions with the data it collects, leading to a data breach earlier this year that[...]
Target is accelerating plans to move to a full chip-and-pin system for its branded credit and debit cards.
AOL said its networks were breached and customer information was stolen to send spoofed spam messages. Users are being told to change their passwords.