data breach

Breach Brief – Marriott Starwood

November 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Marriott Hotel chain announced a massive data breach involving 500 million customers worldwide. According to company officials for the past four years an unauthorized party had access to credit card numbers and expiration dates, passport...

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Breach Brief – Amazon, USPS

November 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Amazon, the world’s largest retailer, is quietly notifying its customers of a data breach by sending the affected account holders an email. Amazon officials  admit to the data breach but are keeping extremely closed mouth...

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Breach Brief – HSBC Bank, Radisson Hotel Group

November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. customer of HSBC bank are being alerted to a data breach that compromised customer information. The bank has reported no signs of fraud. Based in London, U.K., HSBC says only U.S. customers are affected....

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Breach Brief – Government Payment Service Inc.

September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Government Payment Service Inc, doing business as GovPayNow.com has suffered a data breach reaching back to 2012. The service accepts online payments for over 2,300  local governments in 35 states. It handles payments for court-ordered...

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Breach Brief – T-Mobile

August 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mobile phone service provider T-Mobile has announced a data breach of its customer information. According to a post on  the carrier’s website  the hack was discovered on August 20 by its cybersecurity team. The team...

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Breach Brief – Macy’s, Adidas

July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Macy’s department stores has reported a data breach of customer data. The breach affects Macy’s online customers and exposed names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, birthdays, and credit and debit card numbers with expiration dates....

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Breach Brief – Exactis

June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Who is Exactis and what do they know about me? That is the question you need to be asking.  No, you haven’t heard of Exactis but they may have exposed some of your most personal information...

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Breach Brief – Ticketfly, MyHeritage

June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Concert ticketing service Ticketfly reported last week that it was hit by a major data breach involving the personal information of 26 million customers. According to Ticketfly “some customer information has been compromised including names,...

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Breach Brief – Chili’s

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Popular restaurant chain Chili’s has issued a statement reporting a data breach of its payments system. According to the statement Chili’s became aware of the breach on May 11th of this year and admitted that...

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Breach Brief – SunTrust Bank

April 24, 2018 | 1 Comments

SunTrust Bank has reported a data breach that may have compromised the personal information of up to 1.5 million customers. According to reports the bank believes a former employee may have stolen customer information to...

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