Amazon blamed a technical error for accidentally exposing your email address ahead of Black Friday. The company still has not revealed any details about this latest breach, but it did say that a fix has been implemented.
Online electronics retailer Newegg has found themselves at the heart of an online security breach as the company's payment system was breached, giving hackers of the notorious group, Magecart, potential access to confidential customer data…
Reddit reports that an attacker broke into a few systems on the company’s network and stole user data. The theft consisted of a 2007 database backup containing salted hashed passwords along with “some” current email addresses.
Popular DNA testing service MyHeritage said on Monday that a third-party security researcher discovered a file on a private server outside MyHeritage's network that contained email addresses and hashed passwords.
Just a day after Sears, Kmart, and Delta admitted that they were affected by the breach of the data firm 7.ai, Best Buy has come forth with a statement of its own, noting that it too has been impacted.
Twitter has alerted Vine users to the possibility that a recent bug that affected the site's video archive may have exposed their email addresses and phone numbers. It's warning users to be cautious of emails from unknown senders.
Home Depot's complaint system for its MyInstall service leaked customer information by not securing it in any fashion. The data was crawlable by search engines and included names, addresses, and images of customers.
On Thursday, security blog KrebsOnSecurity reported that Arby's had "recently remediated a breach involving malicious software installed on payment card systems at hundreds of its restaurant locations nationwide."
On Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an investigation into Yahoo, examining whether the hacks it incurred should have been reported in a more timely fashion to investors.
The FBI is investigating how hackers managed to make their way into computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Unfortunately, this isn't a new case -- it's been going on since at least 2010.
Another day, another digital breach. The latest victim of a cyberattack is online learning company Lynda.com, a LinkedIn subsidiary, who sent out an email this weekend to certain users to inform them of a database hack.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has finished its report on the 2014-2015 breaches at the Office of Personnel Management, and has ruled that the agency was at fault, laying particular blame on former CIO Donna Seymour.
Passwords, usernames and emails have all been made available for some 800,000 users in the latest big name leak, this time from porn network Brazzers. Although there are a few duplicates in there, most are genuine, leaving many people…
End user information could be far more easily pilfered from HTTPS data packets if the HEIST exploit becomes common place. It enables tracking of HTTPS data size, which is enough for older breaches to decode it.
A new sobering survey from the U.S. Department of Commerce suggests that Americans are so worried about the lack of privacy online that it's actually deterring them from using the internet. Does this mean the hackers have won?