45 million users affected by breach on more than 1,100 websites @ VerticalScope Inc.

In February 2016, a hacker stole member information for over 1,000 message forums that covered auto, sports and technology communities hosted by the company. The breach included usernames, passwords with weak encryption and IP addresses. At that ti...

1.7 million emails and passwords breached in hack @ Imgur

In November 2017, the online image-sharing community received a notification about a possible data breach from 2014. Troy Hunt, the owner of the website Have I Been Pwned, reached out to the company's COO on 23rd November 2017 to inform him that he ha...

US Retailer exposes customer credit cards resulting in fraudulent usage @ Kmart Corporation and The Sears Holdings Corporation

In May 2017, the company confirmed that credit card information was stolen from shoppers who came into its stores. The store did not confirm how or when the data was stolen. In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing in early October, the comp...

Major email marketing organization accidentally exposes over billion people's data @ River City Media

Described at the time it was disclosed (March 2017) as the largest single data breach in history. In January 2017, the email marketing organisation discovered 1.34 billion records had been compromised. This data breach was discovered by the efforts...

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