43,000 holiday-makers data breach at UK's largest travel association @ Association of British Travel Agents

In February 2017, the company was hit with a cyber attack that threatened to expose the details of up to 43,000 holidaymakers, with 1,000 of these compromised files potentially containing identifying information. The company blamed the breach on a ...

Playlist site suffers data breach for 18 million accounts @ 8Track and 8tracks

The most popular internet radio service provider suffered a data breach compromising 18 million user accounts that were authenticated through Github. The exposed data included usernames, email addresses, and partially encrypted passwords. Accounts au...

Dallas-based restaurant chain hacked and customer debit/credit card stolen @ Brinker International and Chili's Grill & Bar

In May 2018, the restaurant company disclosed a data breach of customers’ credit and debit cards. The breach was believed to have been caused by hackers installing malware on their systems to access guests’ payment card information. The company sa...

Company successfully tackles the world’s largest DDoS attack in cyber history @ GitHub

In February 2018, the version-control hosting service company was hit with a massive denial of service attack, with 1.35 TB per second of traffic hitting the popular site. Security commentators found the sheer scale of the assault worrying. They als...

US Health Insurance company suffered data breach that exposed nearly 1.1 million records @ CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Carefirst, Inc.

In April 2015, the company discovered the breach as part of a security review that found hackers had gained access to a database that members use to get access to the company's website and services. 1.1 million members had their names, birth dates...

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