For 137 days now, a yet to be identified company has left a database containing over 10 million Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) exposed online with no authentication.
Today, DocuSign — a provider of e-signature technology — acknowledged a data breach incident following which a third-party managed to gain access to the email addresses of its customers, data that it's now using in massive spam campaigns.
An unnamed UK-based regional water supply company lost over £500,000 ($645,000) in a sophisticated scam that involved social engineering, an inside man, and international bank transfers.
A quick round-up of various stories going on in tech right now
Hackers have breached America's Job Link Alliance (AJLA), a job portal offered by the Department of Labor (DOL), and stolen personal details from an undisclosed number of job seekers.
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) charged four suspects today for orchestrating the 2014 Yahoo data breach during which attackers stole details for over 500 million Yahoo users.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced she'll forgo her annual bonus ($2 million) and equity grant ($14 million), which she'll be redistributing to Yahoo employees instead.
For the past week, unknown groups of cyber-criminals have taken control of and wiped data from CouchDB and Hadoop databases, in some cases asking for a ransom fee to return the stolen files, but in some cases, destroying data just for fun.
On the last day of 2016, KeepKey, a vendor of Bitcoin hardware wallets, has notified users of a security breach that inadvertently exposed some of its customers' details.
Administrators of the Ethereum Project have announced today a data breach that affected over 16,500 users of the platform's community forums. The breach took place last Friday, on December 16. The database backup the attacker managed to get his hands on was taken on April 2016.
Yahoo Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Bob Lord admitted today that Yahoo suffered a second data breach during which an unknown third-party had stolen information on more than one billion Yahoo users.
An unknown hacker has supposedly breached video sharing platform DailyMotion and stolen details for 87.6 million accounts, belonging to approximately 85 million users, according to data breach index website LeakedSource.
Reporters from a Dutch television station said today they've discovered files from Europol investigations into possible terrorist suspects on an unprotected hard drive connected to the Internet.
The US Navy announced last night that one of its contractors had lost the personal details for 134,386 current and former US sailors.
A hacking group using the name Amn3s1a Team has dumped data online that they claim to have stolen from several Mega.nz servers. In a statement released following the public data dump, Mega Chairman Stephen Hall confirmed the incident but said no user data was compromised.
FriendFinder Networks, the company behind 49,000 adult-themed websites, has been hacked and data for 412,214,295 users has been changing hands in hacking netherworlds for the past month.
Documents filed by Yahoo yesterday with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reveal that at least some Yahoo employees knew since 2014 of the massive security incident through which an unknown attacker stole details of 500 million users.