Breach Briefs

Breach Brief – Alteryx

December 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Alteryx, a California based data analytics company, has compromised the personal information of about 123 million American households. According to UpGuard of Silicon Valley Alteryx posted the information to a publicly available Amazon Web Services...

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Breach Brief – TIO Networks

December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

TIO Networks, owned by PayPal has suffered a data breach that may have compromised the personally identifiable  information or PII of up to 1.6 million customers. TIO suspended operations on November 10th to investigate “security...

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U.S. Government The personal information of thousands of U.S. citizens and employees holding security clearances up to Top Secret have been compromised. The security breach was revealed by Chris Vickery Director of cyber risk research...

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Breach Brief – Verizon

July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Millions of Verizon customer’s information has been exposed online. Last Wednesday UpGuard, an Internet security firm, reported finding millions Verizon accounts exposed on an unsecured server. Customer information included subscriber’s names, cellphone number, and the...

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Chipotle restaurants have been hit by a major nationwide data breach of hits payments systems. The restaurant chain was infected with malware that stole customer payment data from March 24th-April 18th. According to the company hackers...

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Breach Brief – Sabre Corporation

May 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sabre Corporation reported it is investigating a massive data breach of its hotel reservations system and payment systems. The company  provides technology services to 32,000 hotels and lodging businesses. Sabre Corp .reported the breach to the...

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Breach Brief – InterContinental Hotels

April 20, 2017 | 1 Comments

InterContinental Hotels Group announced today that its hotel chain has been hit by malware resulting in a massive data breach. The hotel chain was infected by malware in its payments systems. The malware was designed...

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Breach Brief – FAFSA

April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Applying for federal student aid  just got a lot harder for students and families. FAFSA or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid was breached and the IRS has taken part of the system offline....

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Breach Brief – America’s JobLink Alliance

March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

America’s JobLink Alliance (AJLA)  reported  a data breach exposed the sensitive information of job-seekers in at least 10 states. Hackers were able to gain unauthorized access to the names, Social Security numbers, and birth dates...

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Breach Brief – Verifone

March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Verifone, the largest maker of payment terminals, reported it is investigating a data breach of its systems. The company provides terminals and services to merchants that allow consumers to swipe credit and debit card. The terminals...

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