Category: Data Breach

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Major credit card breach at Kmart stores, check your bank accounts!

For the second time in three years, Kmart Stores has been hit by a malware-based credit card breach. It has been revealed that cyber criminals infected Kmart Store payment data systems with a malicious code and managed to compromise certain credit card numbers. According to Kmart’s announcement, no personal information (such as names, addresses, social security numbers etc) was obtained. It...

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OneLogin hacked, change your password!

  OneLogin Inc, the US-based password and identity management software company, has confirmed that a malicious actor has managed to illegally access OneLogin data. It has been announced that all customers served by company’s US data center are affected and the database tables accessed included information about users (customer data), apps, and various types of keys. It is also reported on OneLogin support...

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Database containing 560 million passwords discovered

Security researchers from Kromtech Security Research Center have discovered a massive database that contains more than 560 million email addresses and passwords collected from different sources. The database is 75+ gigabytes in size. It is also reported that this database contains structured email address-password data in readable json format (Javascript Object Notation – simply a way to store information in an...

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Bell Canada hacked, 1.9 million account details illegally accessed

Bell, Canada’s largest communications company has confirmed on Monday that an anonymous hacker has managed to illegally access Bell customer information. It has been announced that the data accessed included approximately 1.9 million customer’s active email addresses and 1.700 customer’s names and active phone numbers. Luckily, any financial data, password information or other type of sensitive data were not accesses, according to Bell...

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Three Mobile data breach: 6 million customers’ personal data at risk

Three Mobile, one of Britain’s biggest mobile operators has admitted that hackers have managed to successfully access its customer upgrade database. It has been reported that the data accessed included names, phone numbers, addresses and dates of birth of some 6 million ‘Three Mobile’ customers. Luckily, sensitive financial data were not exposed, according to Telegraph report. It has been revealed that cyber criminals used...

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Payment company recommends banks to block over 100.000 Danish-issued debit cards due to increasing abuse

Last week, several banks in India, including SBI, HDFC Bank, ICICI, YES Bank and Axis, started procedures to block and reissue over 3.2 million payment cards due to malware infection on the system of a local payment processor. It has been discovered that attackers managed to infect malware on Hitachi Payment services (which provides ATM, PoS and other services)  and collected credit card...

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Over 43 million Weebly accounts leaked. FourSquare breach claimed.

Unfortunately data breach news keeps coming every week. After LinkedIn, Dropbox, Tumblr, MySpace and record-breaking Yahoo data breach (500 million accounts was compromised), now popular web-hosting company Weebly confirmed that more than 43 million user’s account information including usernames, passwords, email and ip addresses obtained by an unauthorized party. According to Weebly, this data breach affects customers who registered before March...

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Yahoo confirms 500 million accounts stolen. How to protect your account?

  Yahoo confirmed Thursday that at least 500 million user account information were stolen by hackers back in 2014. The stolen data includes names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth…. and much more worse is the stolen data also includes hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and (in some cases) encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. But, according...

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White House computer network hacked

White House computer network was hit by hackers, resulting in a series of outages and connectivity issues, a White House official said Tuesday. The breach was discovered two to three weeks ago, sources said. Some staffers were asked to change their passwords. Intranet or VPN access was shut off for awhile, but the email system, apart from some minor delays, was...

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