Tags PII

U.S. charges five in scheme to swindle millions from military personnel

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The scheme targeted thousands of people, and involved the compromise of a Department of Defense portal that military members use to access their benefits.

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

by Greg Otto • 1 month 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.

Political parties are still struggling with cybersecurity basics

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

With international elections approaching, researchers assessed parties' digital readiness.

Chinese national indicted for 2015 Anthem breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The seminal Anthem breach compromised sensitive personal data on nearly 79 million people.

Patient PII exposed in leak of Pennsylvania-based rehab center records

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Patient names, their rehab care provider, and specific procedures they received were among the information sitting in the insecure database.

Old devices are filled with personal data, Rapid7 research finds

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Wannabe thieves shopping around for personal information don’t need the dark web when they can simply look at used technology stores for second-hand devices that may come pre-loaded with sensitive data.

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