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Home Depot 2014 Data Breach Suit Settled | PYMNTS.com

Home Depot 2014 Data Breach Suit Settled | PYMNTS.com | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
Another major step in the Home Depot 2014 breach case has been settled. Home Depot has agreed to pay $13 million to the victims impacted by the data breach.
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Large-scale Attack Hijacks Routers through Users' Browsers

Large-scale Attack Hijacks Routers through Users' Browsers | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
Cybercriminals have developed a Web-based attack tool to hijack routers on a large scale when users visit compromised websites or view malicious advertisements in their browsers.
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Cyber-attacks hit British Airways, GitHub and Slack - BBC News

Cyber-attacks hit British Airways, GitHub and Slack - BBC News | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
British Airways' Executive Club, the code-sharing site GitHub and the work chat service Slack have all been hit by cyber-attacks.
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Uber Denies Breach After User Info Goes Up for Sale

Uber Denies Breach After User Info Goes Up for Sale | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
Uber says that it has found no evidence of a security breach following reports that user data has popped up for sale on dark web �?�
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Convicted identity thief caught after posting selfie on Twitter

Convicted identity thief caught after posting selfie on Twitter | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
Selfie-posting tax fraud fugitive Lance Ealy has been apprehended by US Marshals after four months on the run.
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Fort Bend Sheriff's Office Decides to Help Out Identity Thieves With Worst Press Release Ever

Fort Bend Sheriff's Office Decides to Help Out Identity Thieves With Worst Press Release Ever | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
The Fort Bend Sheriff's Office just sent a press release to news outlets all over Texas that revealed the credit...

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US health insurer Premera Blue Cross hacked, 11 million records accessed

US health insurer Premera Blue Cross hacked, 11 million records accessed | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
Premera Blue Cross, a US-based health insurance company, has admitted that its systems were breached and 11 million customers’ records were accessed by hackers.
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"Goldmine for burglars" hole closed in Immobilise national property register

"Goldmine for burglars" hole closed in Immobilise national property register | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
It was a burglar's dream: A list with 28+ million records of expensive toys. Customers' names, addresses, lists of valuables, and even the gizmos' monetary values were all easy pickings.
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'Darkhotel' hack targets executives using hotel Internet - CNET

'Darkhotel' hack targets executives using hotel Internet - CNET | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
Using hotel Wi-Fi networks, the hackers are able to infect corporate executives' computers with malicious software, according to security research firm Kaspersky Lab.
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Snapchat Photos Leaked, Likely Via Third-Party Apps

Snapchat Photos Leaked, Likely Via Third-Party Apps | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
Snapchat says its servers were not breached and the leak is likely due to a hack of third-party Snapchat services.
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Hospitals Are Getting Hacked More Frequently | MIT Technology Review

Hospitals Are Getting Hacked More Frequently | MIT Technology Review | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
Computer criminals are increasingly capturing valuable information stored on hospital computer networks.
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For $390 you can illegally buy an elite university email account on China's ... - Quartz

For $390 you can illegally buy an elite university email account on China's ... - Quartz | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
For $390 you can illegally buy an elite university email account on China's ...
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And while Quartz's search of Taobao still brings up ads for Amazon Student Prime and Windows phone-unlocking, none for library and other services was found.
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Nik Cubrilovic - New Web Order » Notes on the Celebrity Data Theft

Nik Cubrilovic - New Web Order » Notes on the Celebrity Data Theft | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
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Last year's IRS cyber attack may have accessed 700,000 accounts

Last year's IRS cyber attack may have accessed 700,000 accounts | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
The Internal Revenue Service already increased the total number of accounts accessed in last year's cyber attack once. Today, it's raising the number gain
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Door Skimmer + Hidden Camera = Profit — Krebs on Security

Door Skimmer + Hidden Camera = Profit — Krebs on Security | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
Thieves get crafty to skim ATM card info & obtain PINs #skimming #banksecurity http://t.co/9wp8iyCq9I
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Big Vulnerability in Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests at Risk | WIRED

Big Vulnerability in Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests at Risk | WIRED | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
Getty Images Guests at hundreds of hotels around the world are susceptible to serious hacks because of routers that many hotel chains depend on for their Wi-Fi networks. Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in the systems, which would allow an attacker to distribute malware to guests, monitor and record data sent over the network, and…
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Sign Up at irs.gov Before Crooks Do It For You

If you’re an American and haven’t yet created an account at irs.gov, you may want to take care of that before tax fraudsters create an account in your name and steal your personal and tax data in the process.
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Advantage Dental reports data breach

Advantage Dental reports data breach | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
Advantage Dental, a Redmond-based provider that serves low-income patients at more than 30 clinics in Oregon, announced Monday an intruder had breached its internal membership database in late February and accessed information on more than 151,000...

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Why Are Health Insurers Hacker Targets?

Why Are Health Insurers Hacker Targets? | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
The massive cyber-attacks targeting health insurers Premera Blue Cross and Anthem Inc. make it clear that hackers increasingly view large healthcare organizations,

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Moonpig jeopardizes data of millions of customers through insecure API

Moonpig jeopardizes data of millions of customers through insecure API | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
The online seller of personalized greeting cards and gifts shut down its mobile apps Tuesday because of a security flaw that could give hackers access to customer information.
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HSBC Turkey Confirms Card Breach

HSBC Turkey Confirms Card Breach | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
HSBC Turkey says a recent cyber-attack on its systems exposed payment card information for 2.7 million of its customers. Learn about the ongoing breach
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Add-on site Snapsaved says it was Snapchat leak source

Add-on site Snapsaved says it was Snapchat leak source | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
The add-on website Snapsaved.com appears to admit that it was the source of leaked Snapchat images appearing online.
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Home Depot Malware Hints at Different Hackers Than Target's

Home Depot Malware Hints at Different Hackers Than Target's | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
Hackers attacked Home Depot with a credit card-stealing program that mimicked antivirus software (Home Depot Malware Hints at Different Hackers Than Target's - Businessweek: BusinessweekHome ...
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Should you sign up for Home Depot's identity theft protection? - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

Should you sign up for Home Depot's identity theft protection? - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
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Should you sign up for Home Depot's identity theft protection?
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Apple IDs targeted by Kelihos botnet phishing campaign

Apple IDs targeted by Kelihos botnet phishing campaign | Identity Theft | Scoop.it
Botnet targets Apple customers, launching phishing email campaign to lure victims into disclosing their Apple IDs and passwords.

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