Malware and ransom cyber attack at utility company @ The Lansing Board of Water and Light

US utility company falls victim to a ransomware attack which initially costs the business just $25k. However, improving its control environment and implementing new security infrastructure ends up costing the business over $2 million. The event act...

Two breaches at hotel group exposes data of 360000 customers @ Hilton Domestic Operating Company, Inc. and 3 more...

In 2015, it was disclosed that the global hotel chain had become the victim of an attack that infiltrated its POS terminals giving hackers access to 360000 customers' credit card information including cardholder names and card numbers, security codes ...

117 million users breached on professional networking site @ LinkedIn Corporation

Passwords for 73% of their customers are stolen from the largest professional social networking site in 2012, impacting over 117 million user accounts. Storage of the passwords was not particularly secure, resulting in security researchers being ab...

Identity manager suffers data breach @ OneLogin, Inc.

Somewhat ironically a company offering to protect individual’s identities online exposes their encrypted customer’s identities online and the ability to decrypt them. Given their company's mission and product's intention, this had the potential to ...

Payment card breach at US food company after temporary security intrusion @ Pizza Hut

In October 2017, 60,000 customers who placed orders on the company's website or mobile app in early October 2017 were affected by the hack which resulted in their data being stolen. The company said it believed only 1% of people who placed orders at ...

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