How to see if your email was stolen in the massive breach that exposed 773 million accounts
Remember how optimistic we all were that 2019 would be a better year than 2018? Well, so much for that idea. We’re barely three weeks into the new year and it looks like we’ve already b…
Scottrade Bank data breach exposes 20,000 customers' personal information
Scottrade Bank publicly confirmed that the personal information of 20,000 customers was inadvertently left open to the public when a third-party vendor uploaded a file to a server without putting the proper security protocols in place.
How to get $358 in Yahoo data-breach settlement
If you had a Yahoo account between 2012 and 2016, you might be line to get some extra cash in your wallet.
Scottrade Bank data breach exposes 20,000 customer records
Scottrade Bank, a subsidiary of Scottrade Financial Services, Inc., recently secured a MSSQL database containing sensitive information on at least 20,000 customers that was inadvertently left exposed to the public. The database itself was discovered by MacKeeper researcher Chris Vickery, who reported the incident to the company.
IRS Breach Exposes 100,000 Taxpayers' Tax Returns, Other Data
Online 'Get Transcript' service accessed from February to mid-May.
Breach at Verity Health System exposes data of more than 10,000 patients
Verity Medical Foundation-San Jose Medical Group website, part of the Verity Health System in Redwood, California, was hacked, exposing the data of 10,164 patients. Verity includes six California hospitals, the Verity Medical Foundation and Verity Physician Network.
Danger: Capital One Data Breach Exposes 100 Million Cardholders!
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Confirmed: 2 Billion Records Exposed In Massive Smart Home Device Breach
Smart IoT devices are increasingly being purchased to bolster home, and business, security. Which is all well and good until a device management company forgets to password protect the user database and leaves 2 billion passwords and other data open to anyone...
Quora data breach exposes 100 million users' personal info
Information sharing website says it detected "unauthorized access" to one of its systems "by a malicious third party"
Data breach exposes trade secrets of more than 100 manufacturing companies
Top carmakers among companies whose documents were available on a publicly accessible server from industrial automation services provider
Top Story: HUGE data breach exposes 7 million
There's been another big data breach, and this time, the personal information of around seven million users was exposed. And, what's worse is that the company involved has been hiding this breach since January. Was your information compromised? Re…
Capital One Data Breach Exposes Over 100 Million Customers
An alleged hacker has been charged in connection with the breach. Authorities in Seattle say she is alleged to have hacked credit scores, balances, income information and social security numbers.
New data breach exposes 21,222,975 passwords; here's how to protect yours
If you thought Facebook's photo privacy bug was bad, you ain't seen nothin' yet.
Here's How to Find Out if Your Email Was One of the 773 Million Exposed in Massive Data Breach
The "Collection #1" breach exposed 21 million passwords.
Quora Data Breach Exposes 100 Million Users' Personal Info
schwit1 shares a report from CBS News: Information sharing website Quora has announced a data breach which has exposed "approximately 100 million users'" personal data. The company said in a statement released Monday that it discovered the "unauthorized access to one of our systems by a malicious th...
Quora Data Breach Exposes About 100 Million Users Personal Information
It says user names, E-mail addresses, and direct messages were compromised by a malicious third party.
New government how-to guide hopes to prevent mobile EHR data breaches
The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), a division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has penned a five-part draft guidance on cybersecurity for mobile devices that connect to electronic health records. The guidance includes a step-by-step how-to guide for improving data security that uses commercially available and open source tools and technologies, as well as sections on standards and control mapping and risk assessment.
Scottrade Confirms Third-Party Data Breach Exposed 20,000 Customers' Private Data
U.S. discount brokerage firm Scottrade has confirmed that a third-party data breach inadvertently exposed 20,000 of its customers' non-public information.
Nearly 773 million email accounts have been exposed in a massive data breach. Here's how to check...
It's a massive data dump called "Collection #1," and it contains cracked passwords.
Marriott’s massive data breach
The Marriott hotel empire’s Starwood reservation database has been subject to unauthorised access since 2014, exposing 500 million guests.