Archive | data breach

Ride-Hailing Service Prominent at SXSW Briefly Exposed Data on as Many as 1 Million Customers

Ride-hailing apps like Uber, Lyft, and countless smaller startups are afforded access to information you might prefer other people didn’t know. In most cases, you’re providing explicit details concerning your whereabouts, as well as your destination. As long as that data stays private, it’s all gravy: You safely get…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Search for Your Email Address to See If Your Password Has Been Stolen

No doubt you’ve Googled yourself at least once to see what comes up (or to see what embarrassing photos and blog posts you need to purge from the web before your boss finds them). While doing a search for yourself might yield some predictable results—your LinkedIn page, any mentions of you in the local paper,…Read […]

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Equifax Will Offer Free Lifetime Credit Locks in January

Weeks after their massive data hack, Equifax has issued a formal apology with a peace offering to boot: by January 31, they’ll offer a new service that will let you easily lock and unlock access to your Equifax file. What does that mean, though?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Passwords to Access Over a Half Million Car Tracking Devices Leaked Online

We’ve seen a lot of data breaches this year: some big, some small, some that are dangerous, and some that are just embarrassing. But if we were to name one as the creepiest data breach of 2017, this leak of logins for car tracking devices might take the cake.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Latest News on the Equifax Hack [Updating]

Last week, credit reporting agency Equifax was subject to one of the most serious data breaches the world has seen since Harriet the Spy’s composition notebook was stolen by her classmates. In the infernal aftermath, as consumers have reckoned with the news that their personal info may have been stolen, the company’s…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Leaked Data Reveals Just How Freaking Expensive It Is to Put Spice Girls and Coldplay Songs in Crappy Movies

One of Hollywood’s top contract management firms was sent scrambling this week after informed of a breach involving a wealth of confidential and proprietary data. Contained in the leak was invaluable information about the earnings of some of the world’s biggest musical talent during the era of Now That’s What I Call…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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