Target confirms that encrypted PIN data was stolen in the Black Friday breach.
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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.”
An identity theft service selling Social security numbers, credit and background check reports, used a botnet to infect and steal data from brokers such as LexisNexus, Dun & Bradstreet and Kroll Background America.
Video game publisher Ubisoft is telling its users to change their passwords after a breach compromised the company’s account database.
The Drupal Association is urging all users of Drupal.org and groups.drupal.org to reset their passwords after discovering an intrusion that breached files holding usernames, e-mail addresses, countries and hashed passwords. Sites that run on Drupal do not appear to be impacted, though the organization stressed an ongoing forensic review may reveal more details and victims.[…]