57 million individuals' data stolen and technology company held to ransom @ Uber Technologies Inc.

In November 2017, the company's (new) CEO Dara Khosrowshahi disclosed a cyber attack suffered in October 2016 which breached the personal information of 57 million customers and drivers saying "none of this should have happened, and I will not make ex...

Adultery site hacked 37 million user details exposed @ Ashley Madison Agency and 2 more...

In July 2015, a cyber attacker group called Impact Team stole the controversial dating site's user database by identifying weaknesses in password encryption and used these to crack the bcrypt-hashed passwords to gain access. The attackers tried to...

Oxygen supply device maker suffers improper access of personal details of 30,000 existing and former customers and potential non-public company information @ Inogen Inc

In April 2018 the company disclosed a data breach affecting 30,000 current and former customers that lasted from January to March 2018. The breach was caused by a hacker gaining unauthorized access to an employee’s email account through a phishing sca...

Personal details of about 106 million individuals across the US and Canada were stolen in a hack @ Capital One Financial Corporation

In July 2019, the company announced one of the largest thefts of bank data in US history affecting more than 100 million credit card customers after an attacker exploited a specific configuration vulnerability in its digital infrastructure and alleged...

US Health Insurance company suffered data breach that exposed nearly 1.1 million records @ CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Carefirst, Inc.

In April 2015, the company discovered the breach as part of a security review that found hackers had gained access to a database that members use to get access to the company's website and services. 1.1 million members had their names, birth dates...

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