UC Berkeley officials say that about 1,600 people may have had their Social Security or credit card numbers stolen by hackers who infiltrated campus servers and databases.
The number of Californians whose personal data was hacked last year jumped six-fold to 18.5 million accounts. That assessment comes from California Attorney General Kamala Harris in a new report on data breaches.
Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday will intentionally breach a levee to flood 648 acres of military land from Hamilton Army Airfield with water from the San Fr
Stanford University was advising students and other users of its computer system to change their passwords after the school discovered a security breach of its information technology infrastructure.
The names and medical information of some patients seen at Stanford Hospital and Clinics were posted to a website by an outside vendor’s sub-contractor, a hospital spokesman said Thursday.
BART’s myBART website has been breached, including the release of thousands of user names, email addresses, passwords and other personal information.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that 10 popular Facebook applications have been transmitting users’ personal identifying information to dozens of advertising and Internet tracking companies.