Archive for the ‘PII’ Category
States join EPIC in pushing back against president’s call for voter data amid concerns about scope and security of the request
Posted in Donald Trump, identity fraud, identity theft, Law & order, PII, Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, voter fraud | Comments (0)
IOActive researchers disclosed vulnerabilities in Panasonic Avionics In-Flight Entertainment systems that could be abused to manipulate flight data shown to passengers, or steal their personal information.
Posted in aircraft security, credit card data, IOActive, Panasonic Avionics IFE, PII, Ruben Santamarta, vulnerabilities | Comments (0)
Certificate authority Let’s Encrypt blamed a bug for accidentally disclosing the email addresses of a couple thousand of its users this weekend.
Posted in email addresses, Leaked emails, Lets Encrypt, PII, Web Security | Comments (0)
CBS recently fixed a vulnerability in its popular Sports application that could have exposed users to man-in-the-middle attacks and inadvertently leaked personal data.
Posted in CBS, CPS Sports, data leakage, Mobile Security, PII, unencrypted, vulnerabilities | Comments (0)
Hzone threatened to infect the admin for a site that planned to write about its week-long spillage of a laundry list’s worth of PII.
Posted in Chris Vickery, CSO, Data leak, data leakage, data loss, DataBreaches.net, Dating Apps, Hzone, MongoDB, online dating, PII, responsible disclosure, Security threats, Tinder, Vulnerability | Comments (0)
Hieu Minh Ngo whose websites put personal information on over 200 million US citizens up for sale has been sentenced to 13 years in prison.
Posted in data loss, Experian, Featured, Hieu Minh Ngo, identity theft, Law & order, PII, Security threats, Tax Fraud, US Department of Justice | Comments (0)
The youngest ever to graduate from George Mason University, they put their talents to use at schemes like inflating gift card value and stealing credit card data.
Posted in Featured, George Mason University, Gift Cards, guilty, keylogger, Law & order, Muneeb Akhter, PII, prodigies, Sohaib Akhter, State Department | Comments (0)
Anthem, the health insurance giant that recently suffered a massive data breach, is “refusing to cooperate” with US regulators attempting to conduct vulnerability scans and configuration tests on its IT systems.
Posted in Anthem, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, data breach, data loss, Featured, firewall, health insurance, healthcare, identity theft, Law & order, PII, US Office of Personnel Management, vulnerability testing, WellPoint | Comments (0)