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The names and passwords to access a site used to let students rate the performance of their lecturers and professors are made public in the breach
(UPDATED) The United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's Office orders Cathay Pacific to pay about $644,000 for 'failing to protect the security of its customers' personal data'
The personal details of hotel guests, which includes celebrities, government officials, tech CEOs, and reporters, are said to have been posted in a hacking forum
A website called Comparitech reports that the database was made available for download last week on an online hacker forum that apparently belonged to a crime group
The breach exposes citizens' full names, dates and places of birth, education levels, phone numbers and national identity card numbers
An unauthorized third party temporarily gained access to non-financial details of 14 million users, reports Hostinger
Bank says no credit card account numbers or log-in credentials were compromised
Sephora offers a free data monitoring service in some of the affected regions, but not in the Philippines due to certain 'local regulatory requirements'
In a statement, IAG says the UK Information Commissioner’s Office intends to issue the airline with a penalty notice under the UK Data Protection Act, totalling £183.39 million or around $229.7 million
'The allegations in the indictment unsealed today outline the activities of a brazen China-based computer hacking group that committed one of the worst data breaches in history,' says Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski.
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Officials decline to comment on the nature of the breach, but say there is no initial evidence data had been accessed
University of Dayton cybersecurity experts suggest simplifying your approach by focusing on what information you most want to protect
(UPDATED) 'Transaction details or information were not compromised. The company's main servers remain safe and protected,' Cebuana Lhuillier assures its clients.
The data trove – which listed 772,904,991 unique email addresses and 21,222,975 unique passwords – appears to have been made up of different data breaches, with some of the information going as far back as 2008
A British parliamentary committee investigating whether the social media behemoth was being used to manipulate the results of elections publishes 250 pages of internal Facebook documents
Cathay Pacific's CEO and chairman both say the crisis 'was one of the most serious' in the embattled firm's history and would act differently in a similar situation in the future
Cathay Pacific says it was subjected to continuous breaches that were at their "most intense" from March to May but continued after
The National Privacy Commission orders Cathay Pacific to explain why it only reported the data breach several months after it happened
Austal is an Australian shipbuilding company that makes small, quick ships for warfare close to shore, and has major US Navy contracts
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'That investigation has so far found no evidence that the attackers accessed any apps using Facebook Login,' says Guy Rosen, Facebook’s vice president of product management
33% of all online stores have been hacked at least once since 2015, according to Dutch security researcher Willem De Groot
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BA advises anyone who believed they may have been affected to contact their bank or credit card provider and follow their recommendations
Timehop says some 21 million accounts were affected with a name and email, and 4.7 million of those accounts have a phone number attached to them
The breach includes 'all the email addresses of users who signed up to MyHeritage up to October 26, 2017, and their hashed passwords,' affecting 92,283,889 users
The data breach points to lax security standards at Securus, a company with the power to allow law enforcement to track people's phones and undertake surveillance operations
Facebook says improved technology using artificial intelligence had helped it act on 3.4 million posts containing graphic violence, nearly three times more than it had in the last quarter of 2017
The consumer credit reporting agency breaks down just how much data and what types of data were stolen
(UPDATED) The National Privacy Commission orders the suspension, saying that around 18 million users of Jollibee's delivery website are at risk
The attackers took names, email addresses, contact numbers, addresses, and resumes in the data breach of the Wendy's Philippines website
Yahoo remained mum about the hack until more than 2 years later when it was being acquired by US telecom giant Verizon, US regulators say
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News reports put the number of credit and debit cards affected at 5 million, adding hackers had put these numbers up for sale on the 'dark web,' where criminals operate
Under Armour says it found out about the data breach on March 25. The breach however, happened back in February.
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Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg also speaks up on the Cambridge Analytica scandal that hit the social media platform
With pressure ratcheting up on the 33-year-old CEO over a scandal that has wiped some $60 billion off Facebook's value, the initial response suggests his promise of self-regulation has failed to convince
(3rd UPDATE) 'We have a responsibility to protect your data, and if we can't then we don't deserve to serve you,' Zuckerberg says, in his first public comments on the harvesting of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica
The move to suspend CEO Alexander Nix comes as recordings emerge in which he boasts his data company played an expansive role in Donald Trump's 2016 campaign
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The British data analysis company, hired by the 2016 Trump campaign, says the source of the accusations – which it calls 'a former contractor' – is 'misrepresenting himself and the company'
Equifax says the newly identified consumers were not previously informed because their social security numbers -- which appeared to be the focus of the hackers – were not stolen together with their partial driver's license information
Forever 21's investigation is extending to stores outside the United States to check if there are also security breaches.
Uber says exposed were the phone numbers, email addresses and registered names of affected Filipino users
However, the company is unable to provide details as to how many were actually exposed in the 2016 incident
Affected users may be the target of spam campaigns on their phone and phishing campaigns designed to extricate bank details or infect phones with viruses