Stories tagged: breach
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
The Seattle software engineer known online as “erratic,” who is accused of hacking into Capital One’s computer systems and compromising the personal data of more than 100 million customers, pleaded …
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019
The alleged hacker, Paige A. Thompson, obtained Social Security and bank account numbers in some instances, as well other information such as names, birthdates, credit scores and self-reported income, the …
Wed., June 5, 2019
LabCorp, a medical testing company, said 7.7 million customers had their personal and financial data exposed through a breach at a third-party billing collections company.
Fri., May 24, 2019
Report: First American Financial’s privacy lapse exposes bank account numbers, other personal info contained in 885 million real estate title files.
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019
Nearly 200 million people ensnared in Yahoo data breach are eligible for up to $117.5 million in free services, other potential restitution.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018
The company isn’t saying how many of its employees may be impacted by the security breach it alerted workers to this week.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018
Uber has agreed to pay $148 million to settle allegations from 50 states and the District of Columbia that the ride-hailing company violated data breach laws when it waited a …
Thu., March 1, 2018
NEW YORK – Equifax said Thursday that an additional 2.4 million Americans were affected by last year’s data breach; however these newly disclosed consumers had significantly less personal information stolen. …
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
A Canadian man pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from a massive breach at Yahoo that authorities say was directed by two Russian intelligence agents and affected at least a …
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017
Yahoo has tripled down on what was already the largest data breach in history, saying it affected all 3 billion accounts on its service, not the 1 billion it revealed …
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017
The Securities and Exchange Commission is now saying that at least two people had their personal information stolen in the breach that happened last year.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017
U.S. senators from both parties on Tuesday grilled the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission – the agency responsible for policing Wall Street – on its handling of a …
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017
Since news of the breach, LifeLock has seen six times its usual web traffic and the company is enrolling 10 times as many new customers every hour than before the …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
Equifax announced late Friday that its chief information officer and chief security officer would leave the company immediately, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans’ personal information.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017
Apple fans who froze their credit after the Equifax data breach may end up with another hassle on their hands if they try to get one of the new iPhones …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017
The FTC said Thursday that it was opening an investigation into how Equifax got hacked and tens of million Americans’ personal information was either accessed or stolen.
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017
The company’s primary mission is to compile, store and disseminate personal information on customers to creditors who want to know if they are making good loans or not. And to …
Thu., July 13, 2017
Verizon confirmed Wednesday that data belonging to 6 million customers was leaked online in June. News of the incident was first reported by ZDNet.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017
A consumer watchdog group has recommended security measures for anyone who may be affected by the recent theft of sensitive data from a Washington State University research center.
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017
A little-known federal program that avoids publicizing its accomplishments to protect from looters the thousands of Native American sites it’s tasked with managing has been caught up in a big …
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016
Yahoo Inc. should face a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into whether the Internet media company properly informed investors and the public about a massive data breach that it confirmed …
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016
Rebels breached the Syrian government siege on opposition neighborhoods in the city of Aleppo, opening a corridor in the south and marking a major military breakthrough. The push prompted an …
Wed., June 9, 2010
National security questions have been raised during the Spokane rape trial of a civilian contractor who, according to court testimony, took a woman he just met over the Internet into …