Governor Edwards of Louisiana has declared a state of emergency after three of its school districts were hit with ransomware attacks.
Equifax Inc. has agreed to sign a settlement with the FTC to pay at least $575 million, and potentially up to $700 million, related to the massive data breach in 2017 that impacted nearly 147 million people.
Slack has reset passwords for close to 1% of overall Slack accounts in response to new information learned from 2015 security breach.
British regulators announced intentions to fine British Airways $230 million (£183m) for a data breach that impacted close to 500,000 customers.
A former Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Equifax had been sentenced to federal prison for insider trading.
Quest Diagnostics has confirmed an unauthorized user gained access to a third party billing service system to potentially access personal data on nearly 12 million patients.
News aggregator Flipboard warned that an unauthorized person gained access to subset of user account data and cryptographically protected passwords.
First American Financial Corp., one of the world’s largest real estate title insurance companies, exposed hundreds of millions of title insurance customer financial records.
Security researchers from Trend Micro have uncovered a Magecart skimming attack that targeted 201 online campus stores in the United States and Canada.
Washington State legislators passed a new Data Breach bill, HB 1071, that strengthens data breach notification laws. The new law now includes the expansion of the definition of personal information and also reduces the breach notification deadline.