Breach Briefs

Microsoft, the world’s largest software maker, is having a bad week. The company’s Outlook email service was hit by a data breach that includes Outlook.com accounts, MSN and Hotmail addresses. The breach was ongoing for...

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As if there wasn't enough data floating around the web Verifications.IO exposed another 2 billion records.The data was unsecured and unencrypted....

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Breach Brief – Earl Enterprises

April 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Earl Enterprises, owners of Buca di Beppo and Planet Hollywood restaurant chains, reported a 10-month long data hack may have exposed customer payment card information. Other restaurants owned by the company include, Bertucci’s, Chicken Guy,...

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Breach Brief – Collection # 1

January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Collection #1 data breach exposed over 700 million email addresses and 21 million passwords....

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Breach Brief – Quora, Jared & Kay Jewelers

December 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Quora reports data breach that impacts 100 million users. Kay and Jared Jewelers repair flaw that exposed customer purchase data. ...

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Breach Brief – Marriott Starwood

November 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Marriott Hotel chain announced a massive data breach involving 500 million customers worldwide. According to company officials for the past four years an unauthorized party had access to credit card numbers and expiration dates, passport...

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Breach Brief – Amazon, USPS

November 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Amazon, the world’s largest retailer, is quietly notifying its customers of a data breach by sending the affected account holders an email. Amazon officials  admit to the data breach but are keeping extremely closed mouth...

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Breach Brief – HSBC Bank, Radisson Hotel Group

November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. customer of HSBC bank are being alerted to a data breach that compromised customer information. The bank has reported no signs of fraud. Based in London, U.K., HSBC says only U.S. customers are affected....

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Breach Brief – Government Payment Service Inc.

September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Government Payment Service Inc, doing business as GovPayNow.com has suffered a data breach reaching back to 2012. The service accepts online payments for over 2,300  local governments in 35 states. It handles payments for court-ordered...

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Breach Brief – T-Mobile

August 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mobile phone service provider T-Mobile has announced a data breach of its customer information. According to a post on  the carrier’s website  the hack was discovered on August 20 by its cybersecurity team. The team...

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