7 06, 2019

Protect Yourself as Another Data Breach Exposes Almost 20 Million Customers

By |2019-06-24T17:01:08+00:00June 7th, 2019|

Two U.S. medical testing companies are reporting almost 20 million customers have had their personal and financial data exposed because of a security breach at a third-party vendor. Quest Diagnostics reported 11.9 million patients have been affected by the breach with LabCorp indicating 7.7 million customers are at risk. The data breach occurred at the [...]

21 01, 2019

“Collection #1” Data Breach Leaks 773 Million Email Addresses and 21 Million Passwords

By |2019-05-27T19:10:35+00:00January 21st, 2019|

Last week, an enormous database of email addresses and passwords was publicly exposed on the internet, leaving hundreds of millions of people vulnerable to fraud, scams, and hacking attempts. The database, known as “Collection #1” could be the largest recorded public data breach in history. First reported by cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt, Collection #1 contains [...]

14 01, 2019

A Year in Review: The Worst Data Breach News of 2018

By |2019-05-27T19:11:38+00:00January 14th, 2019|

Cybersecurity threats were a major theme in 2018, as last year saw some of the biggest data breaches in history. Security flaws and illegal hacks exposed the personal data of millions and shook up some of the world’s largest organizations. Ultimately, there’s no foolproof way to protect your personal data when it’s in the hands [...]

30 11, 2018

Massive Marriott Data Breach Exposes Personal Information of Up to 500 Million Guests

By |2019-05-27T19:14:17+00:00November 30th, 2018|

Marriott International, one of the largest hotel chains in the world, today revealed its discovery of a massive data breach that exposed the personal information of up to 500 million guests. The data breach leaves Marriott guests vulnerable to account fraud, identity theft, and other criminal activities. Marriott says an unauthorized party has been accessing [...]