LastPass Hacked: what this means for you

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Online security company LastPass published an announcement yesterday on the official company blog that it detected and blocked suspicious activity on the company network. According to the information posted on the blog, the company did not find evidence that LastPass user accounts were accessed or user vault data was downloaded. The ...

The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

AMERICAN AND BRITISH spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe, according to top-secret documents provided to The Intercept by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden. The hack ...

US health insurer Anthem suffers massive data breach

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Anthem, the second-largest health insurer in the United States, has suffered a data breach that may turn out to be the largest health care breach to date, as the compromised database holds records of some 80 million individuals. Not much is known about how the attack was discovered, how ...

Staples confirms security breach resulting in over 1 million stolen credit and debit cards

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Nearly a year ago, Target suffered one of the largest security breaches that resulted in over 70 million credit and debit cards being compromised. At the time, Target wasn't alone, with other retailers suffering the same fate during the crucial holiday season. Nearly a year later, Staples has also become ...

Personal info of 800,000 USPS employees compromised in breach

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

The US Postal Service has joined the ranks of private sector companies and governmental agencies that have been breached and had data stolen by hackers. According to a statement released by the service on Monday, the attackers managed to find a way into some of their information systems, and have likely ...

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