Sonic Offers Free Fraud Detection Following Security Breach

Fast food chain Sonic Drive-In is offering free fraud detection and identity theft protection its customers who used their credit or debit cards at their restaurants this year after a security breach last month. In a news release on its website, Oklahoma … Full story

How a ‘genius’ HR policy could have caused a security breach

Studies have revealed the HR department poses the biggest security risk to firms and this proposed policy at a local company confirms HR people are in fact the biggest corporate security threats. According to a blog post shared on Hong Kong Discussion … Full story

Equifax Awarded $7.2 Million IRS Contract Despite Security Breach

On 4 October 2017, Internal Revenue Service officials faced questions during testimony before a U.S. House Ways and Means subcommittee to explain why the agency approved a $7.2 million dollar contract for identity verification services to Equifax on 29 … Full story

No security breach from hidden cameras found in Collingwood, Ont., school: OPP

COLLINGWOOD, Ont. – Provincial police say they’ve found no evidence that hidden cameras in a rooms at a central Ontario high school were used for any purpose other than security. Late last year, a routine health and safety inspection discovered cameras … Full story

UIDAI denies security breach of its database following reports of sale of data of businesses on the internet

The reported breach “does not contain any confidential data of UIDAI and has not affected any services provided by the authority”, said a statement from the UIDAI, a statutory authority collecting and maintaining the world’s largest biometric ID system. Full story

Lee Nelson prank: Tory vetting process 'should have stopped' Simon Brodkin handing P45 to Theresa May

Blame for the security breach was initially turned on G4S and OCS, the private security firms paid to guard ministers, MPs and thousands of delegates at the Manchester Central venue. But police sources say the Tory party itself is responsible for “fit … Full story

Kaspersky Under Scrutiny In New Revelations About NSA Security Breach

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, highly classified material from the NSA was stolen by hackers working for the Russian government in 2015. It’s being called “one of the most significant security breaches in recent years,” and … Full story

Yahoo confirms that all of its 3 billion users' accounts were affected in the 2013 security breach

The new number is up from a previously reported one billion figure to a hefty three billion user accounts. So if you happen to own a Yahoo account, and did not previously receive an email for a password change, it may already be too late to change it right … Full story

Tory chairman under fire as ministers demand answers over bizarre P45 'security breach' at party conference

The Tory chairman is under fire after a known prankster sailed through police clearance, walked up to Theresa May at a career-defining moment and handed her a P45. Police and Tory chiefs have launched an urgent security probe after Simon Brodkin strolled … Full story

No security breach of database, UIDAI clarifies

NEW DELHI: Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI) has clarified that there has been no security breach of its database or Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR). The clarification came amid media reports of alleged compromise leading to a … Full story