Privacy Breach: IRS Accidentally Posts Thousands of Social Security Numbers Online
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 09, 2013
The information appeared on a database related to 527 groups.
Tags: database, privacy, online, data breach, IRS
Hackers Attack Ubisoft, Steal Customer Data
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 03, 2013
The firm is advising its customers to change their passwords.
Tags: hackers, data breach, hack attacks
LivingSocial Hack Exposes Data for 50 Million Users
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 29, 2013
The hackers got away with names, email addresses, birthdates and salted, hashed passwords.
Tags: hackers, cyberattack, data breach, LivingSocial, hack attacks
1 in 4 U.S. Companies in China Report Data Theft
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 29, 2013
Many enterprises doing business in the country say the data breach problem is increasing.
Tags: China, cyberattack, data breach, U.S.
Identity Fraud Reaches Three-Year High
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 21, 2013
Corporate data breaches are responsible for much of the problem.
Tags: identity theft, data breach, fraud, report
NASA Steps Up Security Measures After Laptop Theft
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 15, 2012
The stolen laptop was not encrypted and contained personal information for employees.
Tags: laptop, data breach, encryption, theft, NASA
Medicaid Hack Update: 500,000 Records and 280,000 SSNs Stolen
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 10, 2012
Utah officials say Eastern European hackers stole ten times as many social security numbers as previously thought.
Tags: privacy, data breach, hack attacks
Global Payments Data Breach Sparks Worry
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 02, 2012
Hackers successfully attacked a credit card payment processing company.
Tags: hacker, data breach, hack attacks