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Facebook rejects new allegation that it protected employees over users in 2018 breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 days ago

The plaintiffs say the company knew about the problem with "access tokens" for years and chose to protect its own employees before fixing the problem for users.

What Capital One's cybersecurity team did (and did not) get right

by Greg Otto • 3 weeks ago

It's not great that a lone engineer was able to pull data from 106 million people. But this was far from Equifax 2.0.

Clues to the alleged Capital One hacker's crimes were all over the internet

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Paige Thompson bragged about taking data from Capital One’s storage on Slack and Github, according to the FBI.

Capital One announces massive data breach; lone suspect arrested in Seattle

by Greg Otto • 4 weeks ago

The breach affected approximately 100 million individuals in the United States and approximately 6 million in Canada.

New York updates its breach notification law in response to Equifax, GDPR

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

In the SHIELD Act, New York now has one of the most consumer friendly data protection laws in the country.

Hackers used password spraying to breach Citrix, investigation confirms

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The unsophisticated technique gave the intruders access to two corporate drives for a “limited number of days,” Citrix's president says.

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