Ninety-six people who applied to be head of IT security for Virginia elections had their names, resumes, salary information, references, education history, home addresses, emails and phone numbers exposed.
Data breaches are all too common now. Data Doctors’ Ken Colburn shares some useful tools to help you find out which of your email addresses and passwords have been compromised.
The Marriott International data breach on Friday affected up to 500 million customers — larger than the entire U.S. population — but it’s not the latest large-scale hack to hit a corporation.
Marriott said that there was a breach of its database in September, which had guest information related to reservations at Starwood properties on or before Sept. 10.
The personal information of up to 500 million customers of the Marriott hotel empire, including their credit card and passport numbers, was compromised in a massive data breach that stretches back to 2014, the company announced. A cybercrime expert shares what consumers need to know to protect themselves.
On Friday, the company said there were actually fewer users — 30 million — who were affected by the breach. But the hackers went deeper into users’ profiles than initially thought.
The Google Plus flaw could have allowed up to 438 external apps to scoop up user names, email addresses, occupations, genders and ages without authorization.
Uber will pay $148 million and tighten data security after the ride-hailing company failed for a year to notify drivers that hackers had stolen their personal information, according to a settlement announced Wednesday.
The credit monitoring company said 3,200 passport images were stolen last year, according to a letter sent last week by lawyers representing Equifax to the Senate Banking Committee.
A data breach at department store chains Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor has compromised the personal information of customers who shopped at the stores.
News outlets report CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield said Friday that an employee’s email account was compromised March 12, and could have allowed access to the named, identification numbers and birthdates of up to 6,800 members.
Forever 21 may be the latest retailer to have been hit by a credit card breach. The fashion retailer said that it has received a report of unauthorized access to data on credit and debit cards used at Forever 21 stores.
A ramen restaurant inside the Pentagon City Whole Foods is one of the locations named in a security breach.
In the wake of Equifax’s data breach, it might seem impossible to secure your online financial information but here are some things you can do to keep your information safe.
An investigation found that students’ information, including names, social security numbers and dates of birth, may have been stolen from the Maryland State Department of Education’s database, Frederick County Public Schools said Sunday.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.