The US Navy has admitted to a data breach that exposed personal and sensitive information of 130,000 current and former sailors. According to a US Navy statement, the organization was initially made aware of the breach at the end of October by Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services. HPE said that a company laptop being used by an “employee supporting a Navy contract” was compromised. Sensitive information – including names and Social Security Numbers (SSNs) of 134,386 sailors – was accessed by “unknown individuals.”
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Three men have been arrested in connection with a data breach at UK operator Three which resulted in the illegal interception of mobile devices heading for customers.
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A hacking group using the name Amn3s1a Team has dumped data online that they claim to have stolen from several Mega.nz servers. In a statement released following the public data dump, Mega Chairman Stephen Hall confirmed the incident but said no user data was compromised.
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A major Canadian casino has been hit by a cyberattack in which sensitive customer, employee and vendor data was stolen, its management said on Thursday November 10, warning there is a risk the information will be published.
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Yahoo has admitted its $4.8 billion sale to Verizon might not go through, as it emerged that the firm knew a state-sponsored attacker had accessed its network as far back as 2014.
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A month after announcing one of the largest data breaches ever, Yahoo is continuing to deal with the subsequent fallout and reputation damage related to the massive cyber theft.
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A U.S. banking regulator says an employee downloaded a large amount of data from its computer system a week before he retired and is now unable to locate the thumb drives he stored on it.
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