The details of over 19 million California voters were left exposed online in an unsecured MongoDB database and were later held for ransom, according to researchers from the Kromtech Security Center.
Netherlands-based Fox-IT, one of the world's leading IT security providers, disclosed today a security breach during which an unknown attacker carried out a Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack and spied on a small number of Fox-IT customers.
A team of three researchers from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) has created a tool that can detect when user-registration-based websites suffer a data breach.
PayPal says that one of the companies it recently acquired suffered a security incident during which an attacker appears to have accessed servers that stored information for 1.6 million customers.
Late Friday night, Imgur came clean about a security breach that took place in 2014. During the incident, Imgur says an unknown attacker managed to steal details on 1.7 million users, representing about 1.13% of Imgur's total 150 million users.
Users lost over $655,000 worth of Verge cryptocurrency this week, but nobody knows who to blame in an incident involving the maintainers of the CoinPouch wallet app and the Verge cryptocurrency.
Mozilla engineers are working on a notifications system for Firefox that shows a security warning to users visiting sites that have suffered data breaches.
Uber confirmed that hackers breached some part of its network in October 2016 and made off with personal data for 50 million users and 7 million drivers.
In an official statement posted on its website yesterday, Tether, a startup that offers 1-to-1 dollar-backed digital tokens [USDT], said a hacker stole funds worth $30,950,010.
Law enforcement authorities have arrested an individual believed to be behind Operation #LeakTheAnalyst that took place over the summer.
The Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), the organization that manages domain name information for the Asia-Pacific region, fixed on Monday an error that exposed password hashes needed to access and edit domain ownership details.
Five former employees told Reuters that Microsoft quietly dealt with a hack of its vulnerabilities and bug reports database back in 2013 without telling anyone.
Pizza Hut has suffered a data breach, and a hacker has stolen payment card details for a small number of clients, the company admitted on Saturday in an email sent to affected customers.
Forrester, one of the world's leading market research and investment advisory firms, admitted late Friday afternoon to a security breach that took place during the past week.
Earlier today, on a late Friday evening, Disqus confirmed a data breach that appears to have taken place in the summer of 2012, and during which an unknown attacker(s) made off with details for at least 17.5 million user accounts.
Sonic Drive-In, a fast food chain with over 3,600 restaurants across the US, has acknowledged a malware breach that affected an yet unidentified number of locations.
OKEx, a Bitcoin exchange based in China, issued a statement over the weekend, denying it was hacked and blaming recent thefts on careless users who didn't secure their accounts.
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.