British regulators announced intentions to fine British Airways $230 million (£183m) for a data breach that impacted close to 500,000 customers.
A former Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Equifax had been sentenced to federal prison for insider trading.
Quest Diagnostics has confirmed an unauthorized user gained access to a third party billing service system to potentially access personal data on nearly 12 million patients.
News aggregator Flipboard warned that an unauthorized person gained access to subset of user account data and cryptographically protected passwords.
First American Financial Corp., one of the world’s largest real estate title insurance companies, exposed hundreds of millions of title insurance customer financial records.
Security researchers from Trend Micro have uncovered a Magecart skimming attack that targeted 201 online campus stores in the United States and Canada.
Washington State legislators passed a new Data Breach bill, HB 1071, that strengthens data breach notification laws. The new law now includes the expansion of the definition of personal information and also reduces the breach notification deadline.
Cybercrime investigative journalist Brian Krebs reports the Indian IT outsourcing and consulting company Wipro has been hacked. Multiple sources had informed Krebs that attackers breached Wipro’s internal IT systems and then used those systems to then launch attacks against Wipro’s customers.
A government report revealed that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) did not safeguard disaster survivor’s personal data on up to 2.3 million people. FEMA shared the sensitive personally identifiable information (SPII) with a third party.
Citrix warned it was a victim of a cyberattack whereby hackers gained unauthorized access to large amounts of internal data. The company is actively cooperating with the FBI and have launched a forensics investigation into the breach.