Roughly one in five Massachusetts residents were affected by a data breach last year, according to numbers released today by the Commonwealth.
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Home Depot is telling customers to closely monitor bank and credit card accounts for fraud as it continues to investigate what could be a massive data breach.
Home Depot has brought in law enforcement and banking partners to investigate a possible data breach after credit cards reportedly stolen from the retailer appeared on an underground carder forum.
UPDATE–Apple has patched the vulnerability in its Find My iPhone app that likely was used in the attack that led to the publication of private photos belonging to dozens of celebrities over the weekend. The victims of the breach included actors, models and athletes such as Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton. The photos have appeared[…]
A new analysis of sinkholes Backoff point-of-sale malware paints a bleak picture of the state of point-of-sale security.
The email addresses and encrypted passwords of nearly 100,000 users of Mozilla’s Bugzilla system were left on a publicly accessible server for several months earlier this year, the company said. The disclosure comes just a few weeks after Mozilla advised members of its Mozilla Developer Network to change their passwords because of a similar incident. On[…]
A data breach in South Korea appears to have impacted as many 27 million citizens, up to 70 percent of the nation’s population.
UPS reported this week that 51 of its stores suffered a “broad-based malware intrusion” earlier this spring.
Hackers involved in the Community Health Systems data breach used a Heartbleed exploit to access the provider’s network and steal 4.5 million patient records, said security firm TrustedSec.
The Community Health Systems data breach has been tied to a Chinese APT gang that has branched out to medical espionage, stealing patient data in an effort to target intelligence on medical device development.