Archive for the ‘data breach’ Category

Ashley Madison to Pay $11.2 Million to Data Breach Victims

July 17th, 2017

Ashley Madison, an American most prominent dating website that helps people cheat on their spouses has been hacked, has agreed to an $11.2 Million settlement for roughly 37 million users whose personal details were exposed in a massive data breach two years ago.

Though the parent company of Ashley Madison, Ruby Corp., denies any wrongdoing, the company has pledged to pay around $3,500 to each

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Reliance Jio Customers’ Data Allegedly Hacked – Company Denies Breach

July 10th, 2017

Personal details of some 120 Million customers have been allegedly exposed on the Internet in probably the biggest breach of personal data ever in India.

Last night, an independent website named Magicapk.com went online, offering Reliance Jio customers to search for their identification data (Know Your Customer or KYC) just by typing in their Jio number.

Reliance set up the Jio 4G network

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OneLogin Password Manager Hacked; Users’ Data Can be Decrypted

June 1st, 2017

Do you use OneLogin password manager? If yes, then immediately change all your account passwords right now.

OneLogin, the cloud-based password management and identity management software company, has admitted that the company has suffered a data breach.

The company announced on Thursday that it had “detected unauthorised access” in its United States data region.
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Russian Hackers Made ‘Tainted Leaks’ a Thing — Phishing to Propaganda

May 29th, 2017

We came across so many revelations of sensitive government and corporate data on the Internet these days, but what’s the accuracy of that information leaked by unknown actors?

Security researchers have discovered new evidence of one such sophisticated global espionage and disinformation campaign with suspected ties to the Russian government that’s been aimed to discredit enemies of the state.

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Digital watermark leads police straight to Bollywood pirates

May 23rd, 2017

Digital signing led police to the would-be extortionists – a welcome turnaround for the movie industry after a run of thefts

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Bell Canada Hacked: Data of 1.9 Million Customers Stolen

May 17th, 2017

While we all were busy in the WannaCry ransomware menace, two separate data breaches have been reported, one in DocuSign, a major provider of electronic signature technology, and another in BELL, Canada’s largest telecommunications company.

Canadian mobile phone, TV, and internet service provider Bell on Monday confirmed that the company had been hit by an unknown hacker who has managed to

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Bell Canada Hacked: Data of 1.9 Million Customers Stolen

May 17th, 2017

While we all were busy in the WannaCry ransomware menace, two separate data breaches have been reported, one in DocuSign, a major provider of electronic signature technology, and another in BELL, Canada’s largest telecommunications company.

Canadian mobile phone, TV, and internet service provider Bell on Monday confirmed that the company had been hit by an unknown hacker who has managed to

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Hackers Steal Payment Card Data From Over 1,150 InterContinental Hotels

April 20th, 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is notifying its customers that credit card numbers and other sensitive information may have been stolen after it found malware on payment card systems at 1,174 franchise hotels in the United States.

It’s the second data breach that U.K.-based IHG, which owns Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza, has disclosed this year. The multinational hotel conglomerate

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Hackers Steal Payment Card Data From Over 1,150 InterContinental Hotels

April 20th, 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is notifying its customers that credit card numbers and other sensitive information may have been stolen after it found malware on payment card systems at 1,174 franchise hotels in the United States.

It’s the second data breach that U.K.-based IHG, which owns Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza, has disclosed this year. The multinational hotel conglomerate

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