data breach

Illuminate Education breach that affected NYC schools spreads to Connecticut

by • 2 months ago

A school district in a small Connecticut town said it too may have been affected by a breach of Illuminate Education software.

Breach of Florida unemployment site affects nearly 58,000 accounts, state says

by • 11 months ago

State officials said malicious actors may have accessed the personal information, including bank account numbers, of people who filed for unemployment payments.

Washington state auditor faulted for not disclosing breach sooner

by • 1 year ago

The state auditor's office waited three weeks before notifying the public of a data breach that's prompted an overhaul of the state government's cybersecurity.

Data breach exposes nearly 28 million Texas drivers' records

by • 2 years ago

A software vendor exposed three data files containing tens of millions of drivers' records, which were subjected to "unauthorized access."

Click2Gov breaches in eight cities attributed to Magecart hackers

by • 2 years ago

There's more troubling news for customers of the online payments platform that's been connected to dozens of past breaches.

Hackers post Calif. city's data online after it denied leak

by • 2 years ago

After a ransomware attack last March, officials in Torrance, California, claimed residents' personal data had not been compromised. It's now available on public websites.

Data-breach bill gives D.C. power to go after companies with weak cybersecurity

by • 2 years ago

Revisions to Washington, D.C.'s, 2007 breach-notification add more categories of protected personal data and new powers for the city's attorney general to investigate breaches.

California DMV data breach shared Social Security information of thousands

by • 3 years ago

About 3,200 residents had their personally identifying information made available to seven other federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Personal data of 78,000 exposed by Maryland Labor Department

by • 3 years ago

Personal information of those involved with adult education and unemployment insurance programs was accessible to unauthorized users, state officials revealed.