Officials at the United States Census Bureau say that the attackers who compromised one of the bureau’s databases last week did not get access to any confidential information, but only data such as names and phone numbers of organizations that submit information to the Federal Audit Clearinghouse. The data breach appears to have hit only[…]
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It turns out that Neiman Marcus, one of many retailers that announced it suffered a data breach last year, will indeed face a class action lawsuit which claims the upscale department store failed to protect its system from hackers.
A potential data breach at a third-party provider has resulted in the shut down of retail photo-printing services at a number of chains, including CVS, Costco, Rite Aid, and several others. The breach reportedly hit PNI Digital Media, a Canadian company that provides the online photo platform for many retailers. The company was acquired by Staples[…]
A group of lawmakers are proposing that victims of last month’s expansive Office of Personnel Management hack receive lifetime fraud protection and credit monitoring.
Attackers were able to break into servers belonging to the cloud Bitcoin mining website Cloudminr.io over the weekend and harvest the site’s entire database. Now they’re looking to cash in.
Hacking Team promised to rebuild its controversial surveillance software while two more Adobe Flash Player zero day vulnerabilities were uncovered.
A third party operator of concessions and retail services at zoos from Hawaii to Florida acknowledged this week that it was hit by a data breach earlier this year.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Hacking Team hack and the continued fallout from the OPM breach.
UPDATE–The ever-expanding data breach at the Office of Personnel Management has now spread to include the Social Security numbers and other personal data of a total of 21.5 million people, and the toll also now includes the agency’s director, Katherine Archuleta, who resigned Friday morning. Archuleta had been under an increasing amount of pressure ever[…]
Security company Volexity said that the Wekby APT group, allegedly responsible for hitting Community Health Systems last year, is using the Hacking Team Flash Player zero-day exploit.