USIS, the largest commercial provider of background investigations to the US federal government, has announced that it has suffered a breach that might have resulted in the compromise of personal data of federal employees.
A Russia-based cyber criminal group has managed to accumulate 1.2 billion unique online login credentials by compromising databases of over hundreds of thousands websites and FTP locations, claim researchers from Wisconsin-based Hold Security.
Asian-themed US restaurant chain P.F. Chang's China Bistro has finally provided some more details about the breach it suffered earlier this year, including the 33 restaurant locations where the security of their PoS systems was compromised.
Paddy Power is contacting 649,055 customers in relation to a data breach from 2010.
Between April and June of this year, there were a total of 237 breaches that compromised more than 175 million customer records of personal and financial information worldwide.