T-Mobile warns customers of second data breach in less than a year

  • December 31, 2020
As if 2020 weren’t bad enough, some T-Mobile customers are winding down the year with word of a data breach. According to reports from BleepingComputer and AndroidPolice, T-Mobile has within the past few days begun to notify affected subscribers of “…

Foreign state hackers reportedly breached the US Treasury (updated)

  • December 13, 2020
Foreign hackers may be running rampant in the US government. Reuters sources said a group backed by a foreign government stole data from the Treasury Department and the internet policy-focused NTIA. While details are still limited, it was reportedly…

Hotels.com, Expedia provider exposed data for millions of guests

  • November 8, 2020
The hotel industry now has a potentially serious security headache on its hands alongside the pandemic. Website Planet reports that Prestige Software, the company behind hotel reservation platforms for Hotels.com, Booking.com and Expedia, left data e…

Capital One fined $80 million over 2019 data breach

  • August 9, 2020
Capital One is facing a penalty for its giant 2019 data breach, although it might not be as serious as you’d expect. The Wall Street Journal (via The Verge) reports that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has fined Capital One $80 million…

Everything we know about the Twitter Bitcoin hack

  • July 16, 2020
Author’s note: This story was first published on 7/16/2020, and last updated on the same day. Check the Latest Updates section for the most recent developments. Engadget What happened?Early in the afternoon (Eastern time) on July 15th, a hacker — o…