Malware was the cause of computer problems in cyber attack @ City of Lawton

In August 2017, the city's entire network was shut-down due to a malware infection impacting more than 500 computers. Meaning employees couldn't access their emails or use the internet and residents couldn't pay their bills and fines online. City...

Financial Advisor 'stealing' customer records @ Morgan Stanley and 3 more...

Described by some security experts at the time as the largest data theft from a wealth management firm, this event resulted in a regulator fine of $1 million for the company. An employee copied customer records from his company's systems to his hom...

Customer credit card data breach @ Gamestop Corp.

The video game company announced in April 2017 that its online payment platform had fallen victim to hackers. Customers who shopped online for a six-month period from August 2016 to February 2017 were affected. Data from customer credit cards incl...

Personal details of about 106 million individuals across the US and Canada were stolen in a hack @ Capital One Financial Corporation

In July 2019, the company announced one of the largest thefts of bank data in American history affecting more than 100 million credit card customers after an attacker exploited a specific configuration vulnerability in its digital infrastructure and a...

2015 data breach involving c.3 million Italian clients @ UniCredit SpA

In October 2019, the Italian banking group disclosed that their cyber security team had identified a data breach of approximately 3 million Italian customer records after a single, compromised file dating back to 2015 was exposed to unauthorised parti...

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