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...

Outside company blamed for data breach of millions of customers @ Nice systems and Verizon Enterprise Solutions

In July 2017, it was reported that up to 14 million subscribers could have been affected by a data breach which affected any customer that contacted the company's customer service during 2017. These records were held on a server that was controlle...

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...

Unauthorised access 'non-core' system results in phishing @

In May 2017, customers of the electronic signature provider were targeted by malware phishing attacks. The company said that hackers breached one of its systems, but they only obtained email addresses and no other personal information. The hackers...

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