Tag: Data Breach

Amazon investigating employees leaking data for bribes

Employees, through intermediaries, would be offering internal data to help merchants increase their sales on the website.

British Airways boss apologizes for ‘malicious’ data breach

British Airways's boss has apologised for what he says was a sophisticated breach of the firm's security systems, and has promised compensation.

British Airways customer data stolen in data breach

“A very sophisticated, malicious attack”: that is how BA’s boss, Alex Cruz, described a security breach that allowed cyber criminals to steal personal and financial information from 380,000 customers who booked direct with the airline.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks August 2018 – 215,000,000 records leaked

As we end the near of August, it’s time to tally up the month’s breaches.

Air Canada app data breach involves passport numbers!

Air Canada's app has suffered a data breach resulting in the suspected loss of thousands of its customers' personal details.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in July 2018

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in July 2018 – 139,731,894 million records leaked

Hackers Steal $31m+ from South Korean Crypto-Exchange

South Korean exchange Bithumb has been targeted by hackers for the second time in a year, this time losing over $31m in cryptocurrency.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2018

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2018 – 17,273,571 records leaked

One of the biggest data breach to date involving a UK company

Dixons Carphone has admitted a huge data breach involving 5.9 million payment cards and 1.2 million personal data records.

Canadians Unsure What to Do Post-Identity Theft

Identity theft knowledge is low among the majority of Canadians.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in April 2018 – 72,611,721 records leaked

It’s a long list this month, but with the GDPR implementation, I imagine future lists will be even longer thanks to the introduction of mandatory data breach notifications. Maybe I’ll book June off.

Irony of leaky app at RSA Conference not lost on attendees

Every once in a while, 280 characters can make people scratch their heads. Learning about a security flaw in a mobile app designed for a security conference is one of those things that people find puzzling. Or not.