The attack on the Office of Personnel Management that was disclosed earlier this month began as early as December 2014 and likely was the end result of a social engineering attack that enabled the hackers to gain valid user credentials and move around OPM’s network. During a hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday to address the[…]
Browsing Tag: data breach
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield announced this week that hackers broke into one of its databases and made off with a variety of sensitive customer information.
Telstra’s Pacnet, a telecom service provider primarily based in China and Singapore, suffered a breach early last month that may wind up affecting thousands of customers.
Penn State announced that its school of engineering was the victim of a more than two-year long cyberattack perpetuated by advanced persistent threat groups.
Sally Beauty is investigating a potential data breach for the second time in as many years, according to a Brian Krebs report.
Uber user credentials are on sale on underground hacking forums, but the alternative taxi company says it has found no evidence of a breach of its systems.
Collaboration providers Slack disclosed that a database storing its user profile information has been breached. The break-in has been stopped, and Slack announced that it has implemented two-factor authentication going forward.
The Mandarin Oriental luxury hotel chain is investigating a data breach that affects credit cards used in an “isolated number” of its hotels in the United States and Europe. Company officials said that the attack involved “undetectable” malware on some of its systems and emphasized that only credit card data, and no other personal information,[…]
Uber announced that attackers had compromised databases containing current and former driver partner names and license numbers.
Attackers have compromised Anthem Inc., one of the larger health-care companies in the United States, gaining access to the Social Security numbers, birth dates, names, employment and income data and other personal information of an untold number of customers. The company says it is not sure yet how many customers are affected, but Anthem claims to[…]