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FedEx Grapples With TNT Express Cyberattack: Time to Dump?

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“FedEx’s operations have been severely hurt by the Jun 27 cyberattack on its subsidiary, TNT Express. The attack caused large-scale service delays on its TNT Express unit. Evidently, the company’s top line in first-quarter fiscal 2018 was affected, primarily due to decreased volumes at TNT Express. First-quarter results were also hampered by Hurricane Harvey. In … Read more

Hackers may have accessed data of millions of T-Mobile customers

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“A bug on T-Mobile‘s website may have allowed hackers to view your personal information. The bug, which has since been patched, allowed hackers to view your email address, account number, and even your phone’s IMSI number (a unique number that identifies subscribers). According to the researcher that found the bug, there was no way to … Read more

Hyatt breach exposed customer payment data at 41 hotels

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Hyatt announced today that its payment systems were breached, exposing credit card data from 41 hotels in 11 countries. The hack was discovered in July and the investigation only just recently concluded. The three U.S. hotels affected were all in Hawaii, with the remaining 38 scattered around the world (China had the most trouble). In … Read more

1,200 Football Players’ Personal Data Exposed In NFL Leak — Colin Kaepernick Included

But that’s what has happened, in a data leak from the website of the NFL Players Association that affects as many as 1,135 football players. And hackers may now have access to all that information, a security expert warned Tuesday. Ostensibly, hackers had found the database, attempted to lock it up and demand payment to … Read more

Whole Foods Data Breach 2017: 10 Things We Know

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“Whole Foods, which was recently acquired by Amazon, suffered a data breach of credit card information used in taprooms and full table-service restaurants in some of the grocery chain’s stores, the company said Thursday. Whole Foods noted these venues use a different point-of-sale system than the main checkout systems.” For full list, read here.. For … Read more

Millions Of Credit Card Numbers May Have Been Stolen In Sonic Drive-In Breach

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“It’s a day of the week ending in “y,” which can only mean one thing: Another national company’s payment system has been compromised. This time, it’s the Sonic Drive-In fast food chain, where potentially millions of credit card numbers may have been stolen. KrebsOnSecurity.com confirmed the breach with Sonic earlier today, after recently coming across … Read more

Equifax has been sending customers straight into a hacker’s trap for weeks

The credit management company Equifax has been sending customers to a fake “phishing” website for weeks, potentially causing them to hand over their personal data and full financial information to hackers. The Verge reported Wednesday that Equifax representatives sent customers looking for help with the massive data breach — which potentially compromised 143 million people’s … Read more

Equifax had patch 2 months before hack and didn’t install it, security group says

SAN FRANCISCO — Hackers took advantage of an Equifax security vulnerability two months after an industry group discovered the coding flaw and shared a fix for it, raising questions about why Equifax didn’t update its software successfully when the danger became known. A week after Equifax revealed one of the largest breaches of consumers’ private … Read more

Equifax Faces Multibillion-Dollar Lawsuit Over Hack

A proposed class-action lawsuit was filed against Equifax Inc. late Thursday evening, shortly after the company reported that an unprecedented hack had compromised the private information of about 143 million people. In the complaint filed in Portland, Ore., federal court, users alleged Equifax was negligent in failing to protect consumer data, choosing to save money … Read more