UK-based electronics retailer Dixons Carphone, the company behind the Currys PC World, OneStopPhoneShop, and Carphone Warehouse brands, announced a security incident earlier today.
Just like many companies before it, weight loss program Weight Watchers suffered a small security breach after security researchers found a crucial server exposed on the Internet that was holding the configuration info for some of the company's IT infrastructure.
A security breach at one of the world's largest human resources providers, Australian company PageUp, has resulted in tens of companies that were using their services notifying employees and applicants today that their personal data might have been stolen last month.
US cyber-security firm CrowdStrike announced yesterday a new warranty program for its customers, offering to cover up to $1 million in expenses if a customer protected by its top-tier endpoint protection solution (aka fancy word for antivirus program) suffers a security breach.
Family genealogy and DNA testing site MyHeritage announced on Monday a security breach during which an attacker made off with account details for over 92 million MyHeritage users.
Eventbrite-owned Ticket distribution service Ticketfly has taken its website offline today after a hacker defaced its frontpage and stole a part of its customer database.
Two Canadian banks put out statements on Monday announcing separate cyber-incidents affecting their customers. The two are Simplii Financial, a subsidiary of CIBC, and the Bank of Montreal —two of Canada's biggest banks.
A hacker suspected to be operating out of China has been seen peddling the data of around 200 million Japanese users on an underground cybercrime forum, according to a FireEye iSIGHT Intelligence report shared with Bleeping Computer.
As part of its 8-K filing to the SEC, Equifax has unveiled the full extent of their massive 2017 146 million data breach. With the huge amount of people affected, almost half of all Americans, and the massive media exposure, hopefully most victims have been proactive in monitoring their credit to make sure no funny business is going.
Halifax Regional Police announced today they would not be pressing charges against a 19-year-old teenager accused of hacking government systems.
Security researchers have stumbled across a MongoDB database containing the personal details of over 25,000 users who invested in or received Bezop (BEZ) cryptocurrency.
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has fined Yahoo (or what's left of the company) $35 million for failing to disclose a massive security breach that took place in 2014.
US-based SunTrust Bank said it is working with law enforcement after it discovered that a former employee had stolen private information belonging to nearly 1.5 million customers.
According to Thales e-Security's 2018 Data Threat Report—Federal Government Edition, US federal agencies are experiencing more data breaches than other sectors.
TaskRabbit, a web-based service that connects freelance handymen with clients in various local US markets, has emailed customers admitting it suffered a security breach.
The customers of at least two major US companies —department store chain Sears and Delta Airlines— might have had their payment card details stolen due to a hack at a common software supplier.
Under Armour has started notifying users of the MyFitnessPal app of a security breach that took place in late February 2018, and during which hackers made off with the personal details of nearly 150 million user accounts.
This week's article combines the previous week's stories as well. Lots of small in-dev ransomware over the last two weeks, but also a few RaaS (Ransomware as a Service) implementations were released and decryptor for GandCrab was released.
A record-breaking number of 20,832 vulnerabilities have been discovered in 2017 but only 12,932 of these received an official CVE identifier last year, a Risk Based Security (RBS) report reveals.
Citing a report from the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), the White House said on Friday that cyberattacks cost the US economy somewhere between $57 billion to $109 billion in 2016.