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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Discount department store Kmart acknowledged on Friday that it fell victim to a “payment security incident” for most of September and some of October.
Close to 400 Dairy Queen locations were breached this summer and the company has pinned the blame on hackers using the Backoff point-of-sale malware.
AT&T is warning consumers about a data breach involving an insider who illegally accessed the personal information of an unspecified number of users.
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.
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.
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.
The Home Depot data breach put 56 million payment cards at risk, the company said today, adding that the attackers used custom malware in the breach.
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.
Five million email addresses showed up on a Russian Bitcoin security forum last night. Most of the leaked addresses belong to Gmail users.