Tags database theft

Mulvaney: CFPB hit by over 200 data 'lapses'

by Sean Lyngaas

Mick Mulvaney revealed Thursday that the agency had suffered some 240 “lapses” in data security over an unspecified time period, in addition to a suspected 800 other such incidents.

Internet-connected teddy bear company hacked; 2 million parent-child voice messages held ransom

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

A textbook case of security malpractice from CloudPets maker Spiral Toys.

Breach database LeakedSource is down after reportedly being raided by feds

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

The for-profit breach database became popular as it supplied reporters with breaking news of breaches, allowed users to find if their own credentials were included and sold entire databases for cash to any buyer.