Tags personally identifiable information (PII)

Double-dipping scammers don't need malware to grab card numbers and turn a profit, report says

by Joe Warminsky • 7 days ago

A China-based e-commerce scam appears to be harvesting payment information not through direct hacks on companies or using pernicious malware to skim data, but with a simpler approach.

Breach at food delivery service Chowbus reportedly affects hundreds of thousands of customers

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The incident is a blow for a budding company that had recently attracted funding from Silicon Valley and New York venture firms alike.

Anthem to pay $39.5 million to states in latest settlement over 2015 hack

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The company previously agreed to pay $115 million in connection with the incident.

No hacking needed: Someone duped Experian into handing over data in breach affecting 24 million South Africans

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

For fraudsters looking to swindle big corporations, sometimes it’s just a matter of asking.

SANS Institute, which drills cyber professionals in defense, suffers data breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

A phishing email led to 28,000 PII records being exposed.

Burglars expose Walgreens customer data in a different kind of breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

It's a reminder that physical attacks can trigger breach notifications.

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