Even Big Companies Like Nissan Get Hacked

Even the largest companies in the world can’t claim immunity to hacking, data breaches and momentary lapses in judgment. Nissan is a classic case in point. Recently, due to a careless oversight, default admin credentials were left in place on part of the company’s network. That allowed an unknown third party to easily breach the company’s network and gain access …

Security Incident Exposes Some T-Mobile Customer Data

In 2020, there have been a number of high-profile data breaches, and as we move closer to the end of the year, we have yet another to report. This time, cellular carrier T-Mobile is the victim, having recently disclosed a security incident that exposed the phone numbers and call records of some of the company’s customers. The company’s official statement …

Kawasaki Is The Latest Company To Endure Data Breach

Japanese juggernaut Kawasaki Heavy Industries is the latest company to fall victim to a security breach. The company, which employs more than 35,000 people and has offices all over the globe recently disclosed the breach to its customers. The company discovered that one or more unauthorized parties accessed a company server in Japan from an office in Thailand on June …

The 2014 Home Depot Data Breach Finally Reaches Settlement

Unless you’re a regular Home Depot shopper, you may have missed the fact that back in 2014, the company was the victim of a successful hacking attack that saw malware installed on the company’s POS (Point of Sale) system. The attack allowed them to collect more than 40 million records belonging to customers in both the US and Canada. As …

Pluto TV User Information Is Being Shared Online By Hacker

Are you a Pluto.tv user? If so, you’re not alone. The internet television station boasts an impressive user base of nearly thirty million users who enjoy a wide range of free TV shows, with the caveat that they have to put up with commercials. Unfortunately, security researchers recently found a vast trove of Pluto.tv login credentials available on the Dark …

Lenscrafters And Other Luxottica Eyewear Patients Had Information Breached

Luxottica is the latest company to fall victim to relentless hackers. Even if you’re not familiar with the name, if you wear glasses or contacts, you might have dealings with the company even without realizing it. As the world’s largest eyewear company, they produce all the best-known brands, including: Ray-Ban Oakley Oliver Peoples Ferrari Michael Kors Bulgari Armani Prada Chanel …

Hackers Stole User Information From Popular Gold Dealer

Do you own gold? If so, and if you purchased it online, then odds are good that you bought it from JM Bullion, which is one of the largest precious metal retailers on the web. If so, be aware that the company recently announced that their network was breached, and as a result, some customer credit card information was stolen. …

Toy Company Mattel Was Latest Victim Of Ransomware Attack

When you were growing up, your parents probably bought you all sorts of toys made by Mattel. From Hotwheels to Barbie to the full line of Toy Story toys and more, Mattel is a global force in the world of toys. In fact, they are the second largest toy maker in the world, with more than 24,000 employees and gross …

Amazon Employee Responsible For User Data Breach

Recently, one or more Amazon employees disclosed customer email addresses to an unknown third party, prompting Amazon to send a notification email out to impacted customers which reads as follows: “We are writing to let you know that your e-mail address was disclosed by an Amazon employee to a third-party in violation of our policies. As a result, we have …

Luxury Brand Louis Vuitton Experiences Data Breach Concerns

If you’re a fan of the luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton, be advised that the company recently and quietly fixed an issue on their website that may have been exploited by hackers before the company became aware of it. The problem was discovered by independent researcher Sabri Haddouche, who, following proper responsible reporting protocols, reached out to the company and …