Bowlmor AMF, the world’s largest bowling center operator, said late Friday that it had a possible data breach at 21 of its more than 300 domestic locations in 12 states between Feb. 4 and March 19. Malware was found on computers at the 21 locations, including three in Virginia –  AMF Sunset Lanes on West […]
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Steve Ragan reports on a leak first uncovered by Chris Vickery of MacKeeper Security Research Center. Kudos to Steve for ensuring that notification was made so that the files got secured, even though it’s not yet clear for how long they were exposed and whether others may have accessed them.  Steve writes: Misconfigured Rsync instances […]
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Zack Whittaker reports: A California-based translation and interpreter company has confirmed a massive data exposure, which if abused could have let hackers raid the company’s systems and email accounts, and ransack other sensitive corporate and financial information. What happened? Blame an unprotected backup drive spilling thousands of files onto the internet. […] The drive belongs […]
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Seen on Telecompaper: Telia Company subsidiary Zitius Service Delivery has apologised after a list of other operators’ broadband customers’ personal details was accidentally sent to a handful of its service suppliers. It said the customers affected came from a limited geographic area, and that the accidental recipients are reputable and professional operators. Zitius recognised that […]
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Duan Ting reports: More than 20 DBS current and previous employees including directors in the direct sales team have been arrested over leaks of customers’ personal information to third parties for loan promotions. The arrests come after the case was investigated by the city’s graft-buster. According to the local media, customers’ private information was leaked […]
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Gabe Friedman reports: A federal judge on Friday unveiled a long sealed proposed class-action complaint that accused the law firm, Johnson & Bell, of failing to take adequate steps to protect the data on its servers. The case is currently proceeding in confidential arbitration and the complaint was filed in April by the plaintiff’s firm Edelson P.C. on behalf […]
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Richard Wheatstone reports: KFC has warned 1.2 million customers in its Colonel’s Club loyalty scheme that their data may have been breached in a hacking attack. The fast food giant e-mailed customers this afternoon advising them to change their passwords and take precautions over other online accounts. Read more on The Mirror.
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R. Scott Moxley reports: A brazen Orange County identity theft ring that stole more than $400,000 from two Vons grocery stores in 2015 before a U.S. Secret Service investigation resulted this week in a 75-month federal prison punishment for one of the conspirators. U.S. District Court Judge David O. Carter allowed both federal prosecutors and 26-year-old […]
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RT reports: Parents beware! A data breach has been discovered somewhere it was least expected. The Russian telecom watchdog has tracked 55 websites which disclose personal data from the online letters children write to Father Frost (the Russian version of Santa Claus) ahead of the New Year. “We’ve discovered 55 websites that sabotage the work […]
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