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Yahoo: 3 Billion Accounts Breached in 2013. Yes, 3 Billion

Yahoo: 3 Billion Accounts Breached in 2013. Yes, 3 Billion

By Matt O'Brien | Oct 5
Yahoo has tripled down on what was already the largest data breach in history, saying it affected all 3 billion accounts on its service, not the 1 billion it revealed late last year.

Equifax: 2.5 Million More Americans May Be Affected by Hack

Equifax: 2.5 Million More Americans May Be Affected by Hack

By Ken Sweet | Oct 3
Credit report company Equifax said Monday that an additional 2.5 million Americans may have been affected by the massive security breach of its systems, bringing the total to 145.5 million people who had their personal information accessed or stolen.

DHS: Hackers Targeted Other Systems to Find Weak Spots

DHS: Hackers Targeted Other Systems to Find Weak Spots

By Chad Day | Sep 30
The Department of Homeland Security on Thursday sought to clear up confusion over its assessment that 21 states had their election systems targeted by Russian government hackers.

Whole Foods Says Customer Payment Information Was Hacked

Whole Foods Says Customer Payment Information Was Hacked

Sep 30
Whole Foods says the credit and debit card information of customers who bought meals or drinks at its in-store restaurants or bars were exposed to hackers.

At Risk?: Equifax Hack Has Businesses Uneasy About Security

At Risk?: Equifax Hack Has Businesses Uneasy About Security

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Sep 28
Small businesses often lag behind big companies in data security, not believing they might be targets. But 61 percent of the victims of breaches in 2016 were businesses with fewer than 1,000 employees.

Federal Government Notifies 21 States of Election Hacking

Federal Government Notifies 21 States of Election Hacking

By Geoff Mulvihill and Jake Pearson | Sep 25
The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election.

SEC Under Fire for Being Hacked Despite Warnings on Security

By Marcy Gordon | Sep 24
The Securities and Exchange Commission waited until Wednesday to disclose a hack of its corporate filing system that occurred last year. The disclosure raises questions about the agency's ability to protect important financial information.

Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier in the Year

Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier in the Year

By Ken Sweet | Sep 20
Equifax, under pressure from a massive data breach, says it had a separate incident earlier this year. That may mean even more scrutiny as the company deals with the aftermath of a security failure that exposed the information of 143 million Americans.

Getting Up to Speed on the Equifax Data Breach Scandal

Getting Up to Speed on the Equifax Data Breach Scandal

By Ken Sweet | Sep 12
Equifax has been scrambling to explain itself since disclosing last week that it exposed vital data about 143 million Americans - effectively most of the U.S. adult population.

Equifax Breach Exposes 143 Million People to Identity Theft

Equifax Breach Exposes 143 Million People to Identity Theft

By Michael Liedtke | Sep 8
Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Americans.

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