July 30, 2019

Capital One Data Breach of 100 Million Accounts

Capital One has been hacked exposing 100 million clients from accounts and credit card applications. Capital One Financial Corporation admitted the breach publicly today on July 19, 2019 . According to...
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July 26, 2019

Facebook Agrees to Pay Record $5 Billion Settlement in Privacy Investigation

An agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requires Facebook to pay a $5 billion penalty, to implement a new privacy and information protection framework, and to provide the FTC...
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July 22, 2019

Equifax agrees to settlement of up to $700 million over 2017 data breach

Equifax has agreed to a settlement over its 2017 data breach that saw as many as 147 million people’s personal information, including names, birth dates, addresses, and social security numbers, exposed by...
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July 22, 2019

IRS Improved Security But Taxpayer Data Is Still At Risk

The IRS apparently did not apply a number of security controls in the past leaving taxpayer data vulnerable to "inappropriate and undetected use, modification, or disclosure".  Taken from a Bleeping Computer...
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July 11, 2019

Twitter Experiencing a Worldwide Outage Caused by a Service Disruption

Twitter is down after experiencing a worldwide outage caused by a service disruption issues, with people from all over the world currently unable to access the social networking platform. Taken...
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July 10, 2019

Amazon refunds woman whose toddler bought $431 couch

A toddler inadvertently bought a $431 couch from his mothers Amazon account via the retail giant's "1-Click" ordering option on her cellphone. From a CBS news article,   Isabella McNeil,...
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July 8, 2019

Dept. of Labor reveals data breach potentially exposing 78,000 customers

The Maryland Department of Labor is reaching out to approximately 78,00 people involved in a potential database breach. According to a WMAR Channel 2 news article,    "The Maryland Department...
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