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DoorDash security breach leaks information from 5 million users, merchants, Dashers
DoorDash security breach leaks information from 5 million users, merchants, Dashers
The latest security breach is affecting iOS and Android app DoorDash users, a blog post by the company reveals. According to the post, nearly ...... 27 Sep 2019
Another massive data leak: Over 2 billion accounts and passwords
Another massive data leak: Over 2 billion accounts and passwords
Earlier this year, we reported about a massive collection of data breaches which totaled 773 million account details. Now there's a leak which ...... 01 Feb 2019
Massive data breach: 773 million accounts, with passwords, leaked from LinkedIn, Adobe, more - Test if your account is safe
Massive data breach: 773 million accounts, with passwords, leaked from LinkedIn, Adobe, more - Test if your account is safe
Troy Hunt has set up up a searchable database that contains a whopping 773 million breached login details. The data has been put together by ...... 17 Jan 2019 - 5 comments
Facebook bug granted app developers access to private photos
Facebook bug granted app developers access to private photos
Facebook has released a statement on its official developer blog announcing a bug that has potentially leaked photos from millions of Facebook users. ...... 16 Dec 2018 - 1 comment
Hackers stole emails and passwords of 1.7 million from social image sharing site Imgur
Hackers stole emails and passwords of 1.7 million from social image sharing site Imgur
The image-sharing website Imgur has informed the public yesterday about a data breach that happened a few years back. According to a statement ...... 25 Nov 2017 - 1 comment
LinkedIn: Recently arrested Russian hacker was part of 2012 data breach
LinkedIn: Recently arrested Russian hacker was part of 2012 data breach
LinkedIn has said this week that a Russian hacker recently arrested in the Czech Republic took part in the 2012 data breach of the professional ...... 21 Oct 2016 - 1 comment
Yahoo's acquisition by Verizon is in trouble
Yahoo's acquisition by Verizon is in trouble
Almost a month after Yahoo disclosed a massive breach of their email data, it appears that the company's would-be buyer Verizon is now on the ...... 15 Oct 2016
Adult Dating Site hacked, sensitive user information leaked
Adult Dating Site hacked, sensitive user information leaked
Earlier this week, it was reported that adult dating website Adult Friend Finder had been compromised and sensitive information on nearly 4 ...... 24 May 2015 - 2 comments
Target's data breach cost the company $162 million
Target's data breach cost the company $162 million
In 2013, Target had a massive data breach in which 70 million customers had their credit and debit card information stolen. Today, the company ...... 27 Feb 2015 - 2 comments
80 million social security numbers, other data possibly stolen in breach at health care insurer Anthem
80 million social security numbers, other data possibly stolen in breach at health care insurer Anthem
Health insurance company Anthem (better known by their Blue Cross Blue Shield brand) is the victim of one of the largest breaches in history, ...... 06 Feb 2015
Personal data on 800,000 United States Postal Service workers stolen
Personal data on 800,000 United States Postal Service workers stolen
Another major institution has been hit my a major cyber security attack. The United States Postal Service (USPS) was the victim and 800,000 ...... 12 Nov 2014 - 2 comments
Home Depot data breach also led to 53 million email addresses being stolen
Home Depot data breach also led to 53 million email addresses being stolen
Home Depot has confirmed that their high-profile data breach was worse than expected, with 53 million email addresses being stolen in addition ...... 07 Nov 2014
15 percent of U.S. consumers had their personal data breached last year, most didn't care
15 percent of U.S. consumers had their personal data breached last year, most didn't care
According to a new survey by Consumer Reports, 15 percent of all U.S. consumers were victims of personal data breaches in 2013. Perhaps most ...... 31 May 2014 - 1 comment
Target hit by massive data breach, millions of credit card details involved
Target hit by massive data breach, millions of credit card details involved
The U.S. Secret Service has confirmed that it is investigating a massive data breach at major retailer Target that could involve millions of ...... 19 Dec 2013 - 5 comments
BSA urges U.S. Congress to pass Data Breach legislation
BSA urges U.S. Congress to pass Data Breach legislation
The Business Software Alliance (BSA) hopes this time the U.S. Congress can bring Data Breach law to a national level. News of major data ...... 20 Jun 2011
     

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