Category: data breach

Today is Your Last Chance to File an Equifax Breach Settlement Claim 0

Today is Your Last Chance to File an Equifax Breach Settlement Claim

Photo: Shutterstock Procrastinators, take heed: Today is the deadline to file a class action settlement claim for the Equifax data breach. In case you’ve been living under a rock—and honestly, we wouldn’t judge you—Equifax...

2019 was a hot mess for cybersecurity, but 2020 shows promise 0

2019 was a hot mess for cybersecurity, but 2020 shows promise

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Healthcare startup Lyfebin exposed medical images 0

Healthcare startup Lyfebin exposed medical images

Healthcare startup Lyfebin exposed thousands of medical imaging files, such as X-rays, MRI scans, and ultrasounds. The Los Angeles-based healthcare startup allows doctors and medical staff to store medical images in its “secure environment,”...

Is your startup protected against insider threats? 0

Is your startup protected against insider threats?

Employees are one of your biggest assets, but human beings are the weakest link in the security chain Zack Whittaker @zackwhittaker / 8 hours We’ve talked about securing your startup, the need to understand...

A Sprint contractor left thousands of US cell phone bills on the internet by mistake 0

A Sprint contractor left thousands of US cell phone bills on the internet by mistake

A contractor working for cell giant Sprint stored on an unprotected cloud server hundreds of thousands of cell phone bills of AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile subscribers. The storage bucket had more than 261,300 documents,...

GitGuardian raises $12M to help developers write more secure code and ‘fix’GitHub leaks 0

GitGuardian raises $12M to help developers write more secure code and ‘fix’GitHub leaks

Data breaches that could cause millions of dollars in potential damages have been the bane of the life of many a company. What’s required is a great deal of real-time monitoring. The problem is...

Macy’s said hackers stole customer credit cards — again 0

Macy’s said hackers stole customer credit cards — again

For the second time in as many years, Macy’s customers have been hit by a data breach involving countless numbers of credit cards. In a filing with the California attorney general, the retail giant...

DNA testing startup Veritas Genetics confirms data breach 0

DNA testing startup Veritas Genetics confirms data breach

Veritas Genetics, a DNA testing startup, has said a data breach resulted in the theft of some customer information. The Danvers, MA-based company said its customer facing portal had “recently” been breached but did...