Data Breaches

Okta Now Concedes Hundreds Of Customers Impacted By Breach

Authentication specialist Okta now admits that Lapsus$ may have in fact accessed customer data, after initially denying a breach

2 months ago

MGM Resorts Admits Data Breach Of 10.6 Million Guests

Casino owner MGM has admitted it suffered a data breach in 2019, that included information about celebrities and CEO's of…

2 years ago

Most US, UK Firms Admit Major Security Breach In Past Two Years

Unprepared businesses...alarming scale of security breaches at US and UK firms revealed in new report from 1E

3 years ago

Collection 2 Data Breach Exposes 2.2 Billion Unique Accounts

Massive new data dump of 2.2 records are being distributed on hacker forums and torrents

3 years ago

Amazon Customer Data Leaked Ahead Of Black Friday

Blames 'technical error' for disclosure of customer names and email address, as it fixes flaw

3 years ago

Cathay Pacific Admits Hack Went On For Months

Airline admits it was under sophisticated attack for months, and took six months to inform the world

4 years ago

Cathay Pacific Admits Hack Of 9.4 Million Customer Records

Another data breach in the aviation industry, as airline admits compromise of personal data for 9.4 million passengers

4 years ago

Costa Coffee Owner Whitbread Suffers Data Breach

Personal data of Whitbread job applicants exposed after cyber attack on recruitment website down under

4 years ago

Firefox To Include ‘Have I Been Pwned’ Alerts

Breach notifications to be included for Firefox users to alert them if their data is compromised in a data breach

4 years ago

Interest Surge ‘Eases’ UK Cybersecurity Skills Gap Crisis

Cloud security still has the greatest mismatch between demand and supply

5 years ago

IBM Security: Data Leaks Grew By 566 Percent in 2016

Spam Skyrockets and cyber criminals turn to unstructured data as the number of compromised records goes through the roof in…

5 years ago

11 Stories And Trends That Dominated Tech In 2016

Time to take a look back at what has been an extremely interesting 2016...

5 years ago

Money, Data And Disruption: Cyber Attacks Of 2016

2016 has been an interesting year for cyber security, and that's putting it mildly

5 years ago

Yahoo, LinkedIn, Apple iCloud: 10 Big Data Breaches

Data breaches from hack attacks continue to get bigger and bolder but which of these do you remember?

6 years ago

Opera Investigates After Sync Server Data Breach

Opera admits breach of its servers and warns accounts and passwords could have been compromised

6 years ago

uTorrent Hack Exposes Account Details And Passwords

Undergound data breach. Up to 35,000 user accounts on the uTorrent community forums exposed after hack

6 years ago

FoI: Employees Are Still Responsible For Two Thirds Of Data Breaches

Pesky humans to blame as data breaches increase, an FOI request to the ICO reveals

6 years ago

UK Firms Are Security Slowcoaches When It Comes To Spotting Online Attacks

British companies take an average of nine hours to spot network threats, well behind the likes of Australia and the…

6 years ago

One In Five Brits Have Been Hit By Cybercrime This Year

Personal details and bank accounts among information stolen by criminals, Deloitte survey finds

6 years ago

Quiz Of The Week: Data Breaches Of 2015

How much do you know about this year's big data breaches? Take our quiz to find out...

7 years ago

JP Morgan Security Exec Reassigned After Breach

Security executive Greg Rattray reassigned a year after one of the largest ever data breaches

7 years ago

Sophos – IT Skills Gap Is ‘Leaving The Door Open’ For Criminals

Sophos’ John Shaw tells TechWeekEurope why government agencies need to sharpen up their defences

7 years ago

Anthem Admits Data Breach After ‘Sophisticated’ Attack

US healthcare insurer admits 80 million customer and staff records compromised in a damaging cyber attack

7 years ago

Home Depot Confirms Theft Of 53 Million Email Addresses

Massive data breach at US retailer worse than first thought, with 53 million email addresses also compromised

8 years ago

868,000 Payment Cards Compromised In US Thrift Shop Breach

Goodwill Industries is the latest victim of Point-of-Sale malware epidemic

8 years ago

UPS Hacked, Customer Financial Data Could Be Compromised

The world’s largest package-shipping company says it found malware at 51 retail outlets in the US

8 years ago

Hacked US Hospital Operator Thought To Be Victim Of Heartbleed

TrustedSec says hackers got into Community Health Systems database through unpatched Juniper equipement

8 years ago

US Supermarket Chain SuperValu Suspects Hackers Stole Customer Data

The retail giant claims there’s no reason to panic after admitting its Point-of-Sale systems were infected by malware

8 years ago

ICO Puts Legal Profession In The Dock Over Data Breaches

The ICO sounds alarm over the handling of personal data by the legal profession

8 years ago

Paddy Power Admits Historical Data Breach

All bets are off, as criminals fleece Paddy Power of its customer records - four years ago

8 years ago