27 million customer records stolen and sold by IT department contractor at credit bureau @ Korea Credit Bureau

In 2014, the company which offers fraud detection and risk management services alleged the breach was caused by an IT employee who copied databases containing customer details (names, social security numbers and credit card details) of 27 million cust...

210200 customer accounts accessed in 'hack' involving employee's credentials at UK mobile operator @ 3 and 3 more...

In November 2016, the mobile networking company disclosed a breach of its phone upgrade database which was accessed using an employee login. The company insisted financial information was safe for 133,827 customers affected, but sensitive details ...

Worldwide customers' data exposed due to cloud storage server not secured with a password @ Bongo International LLC and 3 more...

In February 2018, security researchers found over 100,000 documents containing highly personal information and including passports, driving licences and security IDs completely accessible to the public in an unsecured Amazon S3 bucket. Like far too m...

'IT specialist' sub-contractor steals 2 million customer records from telecommunications company @ Vodafone Germany and Vodafone Group Plc.

Described as one of the largest cases of personal data thefts for German customers. In 2013, an insider threat materialised at Germany's second largest telecommunications company affecting 2 million customers. Criminal proceedings followed but ...

Personal data breach of over 3000 employee/contractors at US airline company @ Virgin America Inc.

In July 2017, the airline company revealed that a hacker had successfully entered their corporate network gaining access to login information and passwords used by employees to access the network and confirmed that 3,120 employees had their logins com...

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