Electronics company VTech, perhaps best known for manufacturing children’s toys, announced Monday that information on five million accounts were compromised in a breach this month.
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Starwood Hotels and Resorts, a company that owns and operates approximately 1,200 hotels across North America, announced last week that a handful of point of sale systems at its hotels were hit by malware.
Web hosting service 000webhost told customers that 13.5 customer usernames, plaintext passwords, email addresses, IP addresses, and names were exposed in a breach.
The financial firm Dow Jones & Company announced late last week that it’s the latest in an exhaustive list of companies this year to report a data breach.
Scottrade has begun warning customers that as a result of a breach, their names and street addresses – and potentially Social Security numbers – may have been stolen from its system.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook talk about the week in news–the latest Gatekeeper bypass in OS X, Stagefright 2.0, that accidental Windows Update, and Apple’s privacy initiative.
A massive data breach at the credit-reporting agency Experian could wind up having major implications for 15 million T-Mobile customers.
Hilton Hotels and Resorts is reportedly looking into claims that some of its point-of-sale devices were compromised, some potentially as far back as November 2014.
It turns out roughly 5.6 million individuals may have had their fingerprints stolen as part of this year’s mammoth Office of Personnel Management breach – a figure five times what the agency initially announced back in June.
With many government departments still reeling when it comes to security, several federal CISOs brought up a handful of new ideas at last week’s Billington Cybersecurity Summit in Washington, D.C to combat future hacks.