Breach Briefs

Its likely that you have either a Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo email account. Its also likely that it has been compromised.  According to Reuters over 270 million stolen Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, Hotmail and other email account credentials are...

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Breach Brief – 21st Century Oncology

March 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Florida based cancer treatment facility announced that an unknown hacker has stolen more than 2 million patient records. In a statement 21st Century Oncology said the data breach took place on October 3, 2015,...

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Breach Brief – FBI, DHS

February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The personal information of nearly 30,000 federal employees, including FBI employees may have been compromised.  According to Motherboard.com an anonymous hacker used a compromised Department of Justice email account to gain access to the department’s intranet....

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Breach Brief – Wendy’s, Centene

January 31, 2016 | 1 Comments

January 29, 2016 Wendy’s Yet another point-of-sale system appears to have been hacked. Wendy’s fast food restaurant reports that its POS system has come under suspicion for a possible breach of customer card data. Wendy’s...

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Breach Brief – Nationwide Voter Database

December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

 A massive and mysterious voter database has been exposed online and no one knows who it belongs to, how it got there or when it will be removed. An independent security researcher by the name...

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Breach Brief 2015 – VTech

December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

December 2, 2015 Breach Brief – VTech Digital learning toy maker VTech reported a data breach that exposed the personal information of over five million customers and 200,000 children. Hackers were able to retrieve the profile information...

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Breach Brief – Scottrade

October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

October 5, 2015 Scottrade KrebsonSecurity.com reported that retail stock brokerage firm Scottrade suffered a data breach affecting 4.6 million customers. The company sent out notices via email and its website.  In the notice Scottrade stated...

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September 29, 2015 Hilton Worldwide Hilton Worldwide, a global hospitality company is investigating a possible data breach at its properties. The data breach may have compromised payment card data of its customers. The data breach was reported...

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September 10, 2015 Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield Excellus BlueCross BlueShield reported a long running cyber-attack that began in December 2013 but wasn’t discovered until Aug. 5, 2015. The breach may have exposed information on as...

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August 24, 2015  IRS Breach The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) widened the scope of the breach first announced in May. The government agency is saying that as many as 390,000 taxpayers are now at risk. The...

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