Nordstrom Reveals Data Breach, Sensitive Employee Data Exposed

A data breach involving luxury retailer Nordstrom has potentially exposed the personal information of thousands of its employees. The Seattle-based company said the compromised data included employee names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, checking account and routing numbers, salaries, and more. According to reports, employees received an email notification ... Read More

Canada Post Leaked Personal Data of 4,500 Cannabis Customers

The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) is warning that approximately 4,500 customers had their personal information exposed following a privacy breach involving Canada Post. In a statement on Twitter, the OCS announced on Wednesday that an unauthorized individual was able to access order records for roughly two percent of its customer ... Read More
35 Million US Voter Registration Records Found for Sale on Dark Web

35 Million US Voter Registration Records Found for Sale on Dark Web

Weeks before the November midterm elections, roughly 35 million U.S. voter registration records from 19 states have appeared for sale on the dark web. Researchers from Anomali Labs and Intel 471 discovered the data for sale, which reportedly includes voters’ “full name, phone numbers, physical addresses, voting history, and other ... Read More

Facebook Discloses Data Breach, 50 Million User Accounts Affected

Facebook announced on Friday that it recently discovered a data breach affecting 50 million user accounts. The social media giant said the security issue was uncovered by its engineering team on Tuesday, Sept. 25. “Our investigation is still in its early stages. But it’s clear that attackers exploited a vulnerability ... Read More
Air Canada Alerts Customers of Mobile App Breach, 20,000 Users Affected

Air Canada Alerts Customers of Mobile App Breach, 20,000 Users Affected

Air Canada announced on Wednesday that approximately 20,000 customers may have had their personal information compromised after a data breach in its mobile app. As a result, the airline says it locked down all 1.7 million accounts until users update their passwords. In a notice to customers on its website, ... Read More

12 Russian Intelligence Officers Accused of Hacking DNC During 2016 Election

The U.S. Justice Department has charged a dozen Russian intelligence officers with a series of hacking offenses against the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the indictments on Friday as part of the ongoing investigation into Russia’s possible interference with the 2016 presidential election. The indictment ... Read More

Macy’s, Bloomingdales Alert Online Customers of Data Breach

Macy’s is notifying customers of a data breach involving unauthorized access to their payment card data and personal information. In a notice sent to affected customers, Macy’s said it first detected suspicious login activity from certain accounts on June 11, 2018. “Based on our investigation, we believe that an ... Read More

UK Financial Regulators Cracking Down on Banks’ IT Failures

Financial regulators have ordered British banks and other financial services firms to provide a detailed plan for responding to IT outages and cyber-attacks. The Bank of England (BoE) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a joint discussion paper on Thursday, asking firms to report on their exposure to risk ... Read More
Facebook Bug Temporarily Unblocked Users from 800K Accounts

Facebook Bug Temporarily Unblocked Users from 800K Accounts

Facebook announced it is notifying more than 800,000 affected users after a bug temporarily reset certain account privacy settings. The social media giant said the bug allowed users who had been previously blocked on both Facebook and Messenger to become unblocked. In a statement, the company said the bug was ... Read More

Ticketmaster Warns of Data Breach, Customer Payment Details Potentially Exposed

Ticketmaster has alerted thousands of UK-based customers that it has learned of a security breach in which their payment information may have been exposed. In a statement on its website, the popular ticketing service stated that it recently identified malicious software on a customer support product hosted by an external ... Read More