COVID: CSU Chico Data Breach Leaks Student Requests For Religious ExemptionsPersonal information from students at California State University, Chico who requested a religious exemption from the COVID-19 vaccine has been posted online after an apparent data breach.
Personal Data for Half-Billion Facebook Users Found on Hacker WebsitePersonal account details of more than 500 million Facebook users from more than 100 countries have been found on a website for hackers.
AG Xavier Becerra Helps Secure $17.5M Settlement With Home Depot Over Massive Data BreachAttorney General Xavier Becerra on Tuesday announced a multistate $17.5 million settlement with The Home Depot, six years after a massive data breach impacted tens of millions of customers.
Ex-Yahoo Engineer Pleads Guilty To Hacking Thousands Of Accounts For Sexual Images, VideosA former Yahoo software engineer pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to hacking into thousands of Yahoo users' personal accounts, primarily in search of sexual images and videos, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.
DoorDash Discloses Data Breach Impacting 4.9 Million PeopleBay Area-based food delivery company DoorDash confirmed it suffered a data breach affecting roughly 4.9 million delivery people and merchants.
Personal Data Of 100 Million Capital One Credit Card Customers HackedThe personal information of 100 million Capital One account holders in the United States and Canada was obtained by a hacker who has been arrested by the FBI.
FTC Fines Facebook $5 Billion Over Privacy ViolationsFederal regulators have fined Menlo Park-based Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business.
Netflix Documentary 'The Great Hack' Explores Cambridge Analytica ScandalData has surpassed oil as the world's most valuable asset, according to the new Netflix documentary, 'The Great Hack.'
Equifax Reaches $700M Settlement In Data Breach; 15M Californians May Be Eligible For ReliefEquifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the U.S. and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information.
Massive Hack Exposes Personal Data Of Millions Of Quest Diagnostic Lab PatientsThe personal information of millions of Quest Diagnostics lab patients may have fallen into the hands of hackers after a massive data breach.
California Real Estate Title Firm Lapse Exposes Personal Data in 885 Million FilesA security lapse at a major California-based real estate title company exposed the bank account numbers and other sensitive information contained in 885 million files.
Facebook: More Instagram Passwords Exposed Than First ThoughtMillions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago.
Facebook Collected 1.5 Million Users' Email Contacts Without Their KnowledgeFacebook has admitted that it collected up to 1.5 million users' email contacts without their consent, in the latest privacy issue to hit the giant tech firm.
Yahoo Reaches $117.5 Million Settlement In Huge Data BreachNearly 200 million people who had sensitive information snatched from their Yahoo accounts will receive two years of free credit-monitoring services and other potential restitution in a legal settlement valued at $117.5 million.
Yahoo Tries Again To Settle Lawsuit Over Massive Data Breaches For $118MYahoo could pay $117.5 million to settle massive data breaches that compromised personal information, including email addresses and passwords.