MoviePass confirms breach that leaked credit card numbers

[ad_1] On Tuesday TechCrunch reported that security researcher Mossab Hussein, with the firm SpiderSilk, found an exposed, unencrypted MoviePass database with millions of records. Some of those included numbers for its custom debit cards that are used when subscribers purchase tickets, while others listed customer’s personal information including their credit card numbers, expiration dates and […]

Suspect in huge Capital One breach seeks release from jail

[ad_1] In this July 16, 2019, file photo, a man walks across the street from a Capital One location in San Francisco. Federal prosecutors say Paige Thompson, the woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations, is a threat to herself and society, a flight risk and should be kept locked […]

ECB uncovers data breach in bank newsletter

[ad_1] The hack didn’t reach market-sensitive ECB data Hackers had access for months to the contact information of hundreds of financial industry subscribers to a European Central Bank newsletter, the Frankfurt institution said Thursday. “Unauthorised parties… breached the security measures protecting (the ECB’s) Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary (BIRD) website,” the bank said in a statement. […]

Congress wants Capital One, Amazon to explain data breach

[ad_1] In this July 16, 2019, file photo, a man walks across the street from a Capital One location in San Francisco. A security breach at Capital One Financial, one of the nation’s largest issuers of credit cards, compromised the personal information of about 106 million people, and in some cases the hacker obtained Social […]

Data breach exposes personal information of thousands of LAPD officers and applicants

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain What happens when those who serve and protect are not being protected themselves? Officers at the Los Angeles Police Department found out recently after a data breach of the city’s personnel department exposed personal information of about 2,500 officers. The breach also exposed the information of 17,500 officer applicants. The […]

What to know about the Capital One data breach

[ad_1] This July 22, 2019, photo shows Capital One mail in North Andover, Mass. A security breach at Capital One Financial, one of the nation’s largest issuers of credit cards, compromised the personal information of about 106 million people, and in some cases the hacker obtained Social Security and bank account numbers. It is among […]

Capital One target of massive data breach

[ad_1] This Monday, July 22, 2019, photo shows Capital One mailing in North Andover, Mass. Capital One says a hacker got access to the personal information of over 100 million individuals applying for credit. The McLean, Virginia-based bank said Monday, July 29, 2019, it found out about the vulnerability in its system July 19 and […]

The Ashley Madison data breach – what can teach us about temporary email addresses. – Blog

[ad_1] The Ashley Madison data breach – what can teach us about temporary email addresses. The concept of an email address is quite basic today unless you are going absolutely old school with your communication. You have to link the ID with personal communications, essential bank data, public communications and even social media platforms. It […]