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Security Breach

A customer pushes a cart with supplies at a Home Depot store. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Home Depot Confirms Data Breach In US, Canada Stores, May Be Largest In History

Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.

09/08/2014

Mineta San Jose International Airport

San Jose City Council Vow Thorough Investigation Of Airport Security Measures

The San Jose City Council’s Public Safety Committee will receive an update next month on airport security following a security breach at Mineta San Jose International Airport in which a woman was able to board a Southwest flight to Los Angeles without a ticket in August—the second security breach in five months.

08/14/2014

Credit cards. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Palo Alto P.F. Chang’s Is Lone Bay Area Restaurant On Security Breach List

Restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s says its Palo Alto location is one of 33 restaurants that may have been hit a credit and debit card transaction security breach.
The company confirmed in June that data from credit and debit cards used at its restaurants was stolen, but didn’t specify the locations at that time.

08/04/2014

DMV Home Page

California DMV Launches Investigation Into Online Credit Card Security Breach,

The California Department of Motor Vehicles said Saturday there’s no evidence of a computer breach, but it’s launching an investigation “out of an abundance of caution.”

03/22/2014

A car arrives at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area DMV Customers Facing Possible Breach Of Credit Card Data

Customers who paid for online DMV transactions with a Master Card may be victims of a security breach.

03/22/2014

University of California San Francisco. (UCSF)

Data Breach At UCSF, Personal Info For 9,000 Patients Compromised

The University of California at San Francisco is notifying more than 9,000 people that their personal data has been compromised after desktop computers were stolen from a clinic.

03/20/2014

A customer uses the credit card scanner at a Target store on December 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Target announced that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts of customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between November 27 and December 15 may have been stolen. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Target Customer Data Security Breach Significantly Worse Than Originally Feared

Target’s pre-Christmas security breach was significantly more extensive and affected millions more shoppers than the company reported last month.

01/10/2014

Snapchat application

Snapchat Vows To Make App More Secure

Snapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of some 4.6 million of its users.

01/03/2014

Shopping carts sit in the parking lot of a Target store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chase Sets Limits On Customers Who Shopped At Target Stores During The Security Breach

J.P. Morgan Chase is limiting the withdrawals and purchases of its customers who used their debit cards at Target during the security breach.

12/21/2013

A customer signs a credit card statement next to a scanner in a Target store on December 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Target announced that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts of customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between November 27 and December 15 may have been stolen. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Target Security Breach Exposes 40 Million Credit, Debit Cards

Target is grappling with a data security nightmare that threatens to drive off holiday shoppers during the company’s busiest time of year.

12/19/2013

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