With so much talk of data breaching, hacking, and identity theft many people are concerned about their personal information.
The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has responded to a CBS 2 exclusive, opening a review after the discovery that medical billing company M.D. Manage left sensitive information out in the open.
The New Jersey medical billing company M.D. Manage has been implicated in a huge data breach, with sensitive information from hundreds of local residents posted on the Internet for everyone to see.
Police in a Texas town initially said a man arrested in December may be linked to the data breach that plagued Target stores nationwide, but authorities later reported that there was no apparent link.
Waitress Brittany Louis, 24, was arrested at the restaurant on Thursday for allegedly stealing credit card information from customers for three months with a simple skimmer device, detectives said.
A popular Long Island grocery store chain reported Thursday that it had been the victim of a data breach affecting credit card systems at three of its stores.
The crowd-funding site Kickstarter said hackers broke into its systems and stole usernames, e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers, and encrypted passwords.
John Mulligan, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Target, said the retailer has taken actions to shore up security following the massive breach of millions of consumers’ data.
Credit card information stolen in the Target data breach apparently has hit the market.
An email sent to the roughly 70 million Target customers who may have been affected by a pre-Christmas data breach is causing panic among those who fear it could be an attempt to victimize them again.
The report was published Thursday by a global cyber intelligence firm that works with the U.S. Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security.
There was no immediate word on how many customers may have been affected.
Target’s pre-Christmas security breach was significantly more extensive and affected millions more shoppers than the company reported last month.
Target had previously claimed that its customers’ PIN information had not been breached.
Target on Tuesday denied a report claiming that personal identification numbers were also stolen in a data breach that affected up to 40 million credit cards.