US entertainment shows leaked in a "disruptive, unsettling, and disturbing" attack @ HBO and Home Box Office

Described at the time when the news initially broke as seven times worse than the Sony hack. In July 2017, hackers broke into the company's servers and stole 1.5 terabytes of data. While many people feared that the hackers might spoil Game of T...

Unauthorized party accessed company's data housed in a supplier's server exposing information of 15 million customers @ Experian plc and T-Mobile

Around 15 million people who applied for wireless service in the prior 3 years had their private information breached exposing names, addresses, birth dates and social security numbers through a security gap in one of the suppliers' subsidiaries. A...

Phishing email defrauds third-largest county in America of nearly $900k @ D&W Contractors, Inc. and 3 more...

Here cyber attackers sought to make a profit out of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. In September 2017 when one third of the county was still submerged due to the effects of the hurricane, the attacker manipulated a county employee int...

Free online registry cleaning software infected by malware @ CCleaner and Piriform Ltd

In September 2017, security researchers discovered malicious code inside the company's product. The malware was designed to steal personal data from infected machines. All in all around two million people were believed to have been affected by th...

Company providing information security services 'bug' leaks company data online @ Cloudflare, Inc.

The company disclosed in February 2017 that “1 in every 3.3 million requests could have been leaked”, the exposed information was said to have included personally identifiable information, passwords, encryption keys, HTTP POST bodies, HTTP cookies and...

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