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Quora says hackers took data on 100 million users

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

Popular question-and-answer site Quora has discovered that hackers broke into its system and took data on 100 million users.

Passport numbers stolen from Marriott provide scammers with another ID theft tool

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

It's another piece of data that can be used to sell "fullz," or full stolen profiles used to commit identity theft.

Marriott announces data breach impacting 500 million hotel guests

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The company has determined that hackers had unauthorized access on Starwood’s guest database dating back to 2014.

Amazon keeps tight-lipped about pre-Black Friday security incident

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Amazon “fixed the issue” and has emailed customers who may have been affected, though the company declined to say how many users may have been involved. The news came just days before the big Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping spikes.

Attackers behind CMS portal breach used legit accounts to swipe data

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

Attackers "used the front door," according to acting CMS CIO Rajiv Uppal, and had the ability to access a ton of PII.

Pakistan's banks and law enforcement clash over severity of hack

by Joe Warminsky • 1 month ago

An official from the country's top criminal investigation agency said that most of the country's major banks had been affected by breaches that began in October, but the State Bank of Pakistan said it "categorically rejects such reports."

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