Alibaba's Chinese online shopping platform Taobao has suffered a data breach of over a billion data points that include usernames and mobile phone numbers.
A hacker has leaked personal data on an estimated 533 million Facebook users, to include phone numbers and Facebook account details. The data was leaked on a publicly accessible hacking forum.
T-Mobile has disclosed a security incident that customer phone numbers and certain account information were breached.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a new video to help keep your small business safe from fraud. This is another video in a series of videos from the FTC Protecting Small Businesses playlist.
In a breach notification letter posted online, General Electric (GE) said one of their service providers Canon Business Process Services experienced a data breach last month. The breach exposed certain personal data on past and present GE employees, as well as their beneficiaries.
Walgreens has disclosed that a flaw in the personal secure messaging feature of its mobile app allowed unauthorized access to personal data stored in a Walgreens database. The company also said the issue did not impact financial data and affected a small number of customers.
Equifax Inc. has agreed to sign a settlement with the FTC to pay at least $575 million, and potentially up to $700 million, related to the massive data breach in 2017 that impacted nearly 147 million people.
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.
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.