The attackers behind the Target data breach likely had broad network access, and used memory scraping malware such as RAM scrapers to steal payment card data.
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Hackers exploited a previously disclosed vulnerability in the popular photo sharing application Snapchat and leaked 4.6 million of the service’s usernames and partial phone numbers online yesterday.
Target’s admission that encrypted PIN data was stolen and secured with 3DES encryption has experts concerned because of the age of the algorithm and the availability of stronger options.
Target confirms that encrypted PIN data was stolen in the Black Friday breach.
Target Corp., is investigating a data breach that could end up being one of the biggest retail hacks in U.S. history, reports said.
On November 4, someone broke into the offices of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and stole two laptops containing the sensitive information of more than 800,000 members.
An Inspector General report on a July breach at the Department of Energy points the finger at a number of technical and management missteps that facilitated the theft of personal data on 104,000 people.
Close to a half million Ucard users’ personal information may have been accessed in a breach at JP Morgan & Chase.
An employee at University of Washington Medicine in Seattle may have exposed the personal information of more than 90,000 Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Medical Center patients.
The hacker behind a breach of MacRumors Forums, a popular Macintosh discussion forum, said none of the 860,000 passwords will be leaked, calling the attack “friendly.”