In a statement posted online today, Yahoo — now rebranded as Oath and part of Verizon — corrected the estimation on a security breach announced last year from the initial assessment of one billion to "all Yahoo user accounts."
Security researchers, and what appears to be at least one hacker, have found an ElasticSearch server left exposed online that was hosting information about 1,133 National Football League (NFL) players and agents.
According to a press release issued by Equifax today, a study conducted by Mandiant concluded that approximately 2.5 million additional Americans were affected by Equifax security breach.
Deloitte, one of the world's biggest accounting, auditing, and corporate finance consulting firms, has suffered a data breach.
During the past year, there has been a surge in data breach reporting regarding Amazon S3 servers left accessible online, and which were exposing private information from all sorts of companies and their customers.
Yesterday, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) — the US government agency that regulates the financial sector — admitted in a statement that hackers breached one of its systems.
LiteBit.eu — a multi-currency exchange based in the Netherlands — has suffered data breaches two months in a row. According to emails sent to affected customers after each event, no Bitcoin or altcoin funds were stolen in any of these two incidents.
In a press release published late Friday night, credit rating and reporting firm Equifax revealed new details about the security breach that exposed the personal details of over 143 million users, and also announced the immediate retirement of two high-ranking executives.
In an update posted to its security breach website, Equifax said hackers used an Apache Struts security bug to breach its servers and later steal data on over 143 million customers, from both the US and the UK.
Equifax — one of the largest providers of consumer credit reporting and other financial services in the US — said last night it was the victim of a hack during which attackers made off with details on over 143 million of its customers.
CeX, one of the Internet's biggest second-hand goods chains, has suffered a data breach, the company said in a statement on its website yesterday.
The FBI has arrested a Chinese national on accusations of distributing and infecting US companies with the Sakula malware, the same malware used in the OPM and Anthem hacks.
Earlier today, the hacker group that goes by the pseudonym of Mr. Smith has leaked more data from HBO servers. This time around the hackers leaked a plethora of unaired episodes from ten different HBO shows.
The group who announced they hacked HBO last week have leaked new files from the company's servers, via private emails to the press and a website for everyone else.
Earlier today, the hackers leaked the fourth episode of Game of Thrones season 7 on Vidme and Google Drive. HBO intervened and took down the Google Drive links, but the Vidme page is still up and streaming the leaked episode at the time of writing.
A hacker or group of hackers has breached the servers of HBO and have stolen over 1.5TB of information, some of which they leaked online over the weekend.
Some clever hackers found new ways to use the smart devices surrounding us, according to a report published last week by UK-based cyber-defense company Darktrace.
Sensitive data for around 14 million Verizon customers was exposed online because a third-party contractor forgot to limit external access to an Amazon S3 server.
Deep Hosting — a Dark Web hosting service — admitted yesterday to suffering a major security incident during which "some sites have been exported."