eBay will ask customers to change their passwords today because of an attack that breached a server containing encrypted passwords and other information.
Browsing Category: Data Breaches
For all that gets written about how poorly organizations have responded to data breaches as of late, believe it or not, one new study has deduced that companies are getting better.
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[…]
Link-shortening service Bitly announced that it’s ramping up its development of two-factor authentication following a compromise that leaked user information on Thursday.
Link shortening service Bitly informed its users that it believes user credentials – passwords, API keys and OAuth tokens – have been compromised.
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.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Apple OSX and iOS patches, the continuing OpenSSL Heartbleed soap opera and the Verizon DBIR report.
Officials at Iowa State University said Tuesday that the personal data of nearly 30,000 alumni, including Social Security numbers, was compromised during a data breach.