There have been countless cyberbreaches over the past few years in which personal data, such as user IDs and passwords, have been compromised. These range from attacks against government agencies, such as two recent incidents affecting the national identity systems in Spain and Estonia, to corporate breaches exposing data belonging to millions of customers. In…

Nissan Canada revealed on Thursday that the personal information of some customers may have been compromised as a result of a data breach discovered by the company on December 11. The incident affects individuals who have financed their vehicles through Nissan Canada Finance (NCF) and INFINITI Financial Services Canada. The exact number of impacted customers…

Kaspersky Lab has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government in response to the decision of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ban the use of the company’s products in federal agencies. The Russia-based cybersecurity firm’s appeal, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, targets the DHS’s Binding Operational Directive…

Fox-IT, the Netherlands-based cybersecurity firm owned by NCC Group, revealed on Thursday that it had been the victim of a man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack made possible by DNS records getting changed at its third-party domain registrar. The incident took place back in September and Fox-IT decided to disclose it now after conducting a detailed analysis. A…

Clarkson, one of the world’s largest providers of shipping services, informed the public on Tuesday that it has suffered a security breach and the hackers may release some data taken from its systems. Clarkson provided only few details citing the ongoing law enforcement investigation, but the information it made public suggests that it was targeted…

Two US states on Wednesday confirmed they are investigating Uber’s cover-up of a hack at the ride-sharing giant that compromised the personal information of 57 million users and drivers. Uber purportedly paid data thieves $100,000 to destroy the swiped information — and remained quiet about the breach for a year. That decision evidently came despite…

Security firm Kaspersky Lab has shared preliminary results from its investigation following media reports that Russian hackers used its software to steal sensitive NSA data from a contractor’s computer back in 2015. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this month that a threat group working for the Russian government stole information on how the U.S….

Sonic Drive-In, a fast food restaurant chain with more than 3,500 locations across the United States, confirmed on Wednesday that cybercriminals may have stolen customers’ credit and debit card information using a piece of malware. The company has provided only little information about the incident, but says it’s working with law enforcement and third-party forensics…

Whole Foods Market, the supermarket chain acquired recently by Amazon for $13.7 billion, informed customers this week that it has launched an investigation after learning that some of its point-of-sale (PoS) systems may have been hacked. The company has provided only few details as the investigation is ongoing. However, it said the incident appears to…