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Bitly asks users to change passwords after data breach

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 04:03

URL-shotner portal Bitly announced on Saturday that its user account database has been hacked. It further requested all its users to immediately reset their passwords after the security scare.

Expert says global attack needed to catch credit thieves

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 20:56

Following a spurt in incidents of massive data breaches, a more sophisticated, collaborative approach by law enforcement agencies around the world is needed to put a stop to it, a Michigan State University cyber security expert argues.

One in three victims of Target card breach could face fraud: Survey

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 16:14

About one in three victims of data breach, like Target Corp`s mega exploit last December, could face fraud, a new survey has revealed.

Credit card data breach targets Marriott, Sheraton, other hotels

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 07:50

A credit card data breach has been detected that exposed guests at certain Marriott, Holiday Inn, Sheraton and other hotel properties to theft, hotel management firm White Lodging Services Corp said on Monday.

Target says hackers used vendor`s stolen credentials to launch mega data breach

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 11:49

American retailer Target Corp. has reportedly revealed that cyber criminals who launched the mega data breach, compromising data of about 110 million customers, used a vendor`s credentials to exploit the system.

Target breach linked to global cybercrime: Researchers

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 10:35

The massive data breach at US retailer Target is probably linked to a broader global network of cybercrime that may have affected other merchants, security researchers said.

More US retailers experience data breach post mega attack on Target

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 11:20

More US retailers have reportedly become victims of data breaches following the mega hack attack carried on nationwide retailer Target.

Target says data breach hit up to 110 million customers

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 04:53

Giant US retailer Target said Friday that up to 110 million customers have had their personal data stolen in a data breach, sharply raising its initial estimate.

Snapchat `sorry` for security breach, rolls out update

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 11:49

The auto-destruct photo-sharing service was hit by malicious attackers who revealed phone numbers of 4.6 million of its users after matching them with their ids via secret code.

Snapchat unapologetic for 4.6mn user phone number leak fiasco

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 19:29

The auto-destruct, photo-sharing service instead said that it would release a new version of its app to let members opt out of the offending 'Find Friends' feature after verifying their phone numbers.

Snapchat offers security fix post user data breach

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 19:11

Snapchat said that it would be soon releasing an updated version of the app through which users would be able to opt out of the Find Friends features.

Target Corp. confident breached encrypted customer PIN data is secure

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 12:54

Target Corp. has reportedly admitted that customers` PIN data was breached during a recent hack attack, but has insisted that the encrypted PIN numbers are safe and secure.