Acer recently learned that its US-based e-commerce site had been compromised and is preparing to inform customers that may be affected according to a template letter sent to the California Attorney General’s office.
A string of high-profile data breaches over the past several weeks has put some major technology companies on high alert. The breaches in question – affecting LinkedIn, Myspace, Tumblr and VK – took place years ago meaning the stolen data…
Account credentials belonging to more than 100 million users of VK.com (Russia’s equivalent to Facebook) are up for sale on a dark web marketplace.
Time Inc., which recently acquired pioneering social network Myspace, has confirmed reports that the site was hacked. Like the Tumblr breach that we reported on yesterday, the compromised Myspace data dates back several years.
A collection of 167 million LinkedIn accounts is up for sale on a dark market website. The asking price? A mere five Bitcoins, or roughly $2,200.
Hackers have reportedly managed to infiltrate the Philippines’ Commission on Elections (COMELEC) entire database, potentially putting at risk some 55 million registered voters.
Hackers steal 1.5 million Verizon Enterprise client records, data now for sale on underground market
Security journalist Brian Krebs of KrebsOnSecurity has learned that Verizon Enterprise Solutions, a unit of the telecommunications company that provides nearly every Fortune 500 company with IT security and services, has fallen victim to a cyber attack.
Time Warner Cable has revealed that sensitive data belonging to hundreds of thousands of customers may have been compromised.
Security researchers with Avast recently took a look at several shopping apps to see just how much retailers know about their shoppers. What the team found was a bit alarming, to say the least.
Police in the UK have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the recent hack of children's toy maker VTech.
VTech, makers of several popular educational toys for children, topped headlines last week after it was revealed that a hacker had infiltrated the company’s database and made away with personally-identifiable information belonging to nearly five million families.
Children’s toy maker VTech recently revealed that personal data belonging to nearly five million customers was compromised in a security breach that took place on November 14.
Hilton Hotels has confirmed a security breach that experts first suspected as early as August. The attacks – some dating back more than a year – involved malware loaded on point-of-sale systems in some of Hilton’s restaurants and gift shops. …
Vodafone UK over the weekend revealed that nearly 2,000 customers have had their accounts accessed by an unauthorized party that may have led to the theft of sensitive information including the customer’s name, mobile number, bank sort code and the…
Authorities in London have arrested – and released – a second teenager linked to the recent hack of wireless and broadband provider TalkTalk.
An Australian security researcher was recently tipped off about a five-month-old security breach involving free webhosting company 000Webhost. The anonymous tipster claimed the attacker(s) got away with sensitive information belonging to 13 million site users.
TalkTalk, one of the biggest broadband and cell phone providers in the UK, has suffered a “significant and sustained cyber-attack” that could have compromised the credit card and bank details of its 4 million customers.
Samsung recently revealed that mobile payments subsidiary LoopPay was the target of a sophisticated cyber attack earlier this year.
Credit reporting agency Experian on Thursday said hackers managed to breach the security of one of their servers containing T-Mobile customer data. Personal information belonging to around 15 million wireless customers was stolen, the company said.
Apple has removed a collection of malicious apps from the App Store after a strain of malware, known as XcodeGhost, made its way past the company's usually-strict security and app review protocols.
Just days ago, the hacking group responsible for breaking into and stealing a wealth of data from extramarital affair dating site Ashley Madison made good on its promise to publish some of the information online for all to see.
A hacker recently infiltrated the server hosting media service Plex’s forums and blog and is holding the compromised data at ransom.
Chinese hackers are suspected of infiltrating the US government’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and making away with sensitive data on roughly four million current and former federal employees.
Whenever you hear of a security breach, the first thing that comes to mind is stolen passwords, credit card information or more recently, medical information. Rarely do you have to worry about your sexual orientation getting out but that’s exactly…
Hackers with ties to the Russian government apparently accessed some of President Obama’s private emails. The security breach, which occurred last October, was part of an attack that targeted unclassified White House computer systems, according to reports.