Cyber Breach Disclosures Still Take More Than a Month
At the median, public companies took 37 days last year to disclose a breach, the longest period recorded since 2016, says Audit Analytics.
U.K. Regulator Leaked Personal Data
The data was exposed after a response to a Freedom of Information Act request was published online.
Hack Exposes Data of Quest Diagnostics Patients
The lab testing giant says a hacker gained access to personal data of about 11.9 million patients that it had provided to a billing collection service.
Seven People Charged in Hack of SEC Database
A suspected Ukrainian hacker allegedly passed on data he stole from the EDGAR database to traders who used it to make illicit stock trading profits.
Marriott Says Data Hack Affected Fewer Guests
The company lowered its estimate of guests compromised by the hack of a reservation system to an upper limit of 383 million from 500 million.
Equifax Hack ‘Entirely Preventable,’ Report Says
A congressional committee concludes cybersecurity complacency at Equifax led to one of the largest data breaches in corporate history.
Quora Discloses Data Breach
The crowdsourced question-and-answer site said 100 million users were affected.
Marriott Discloses Reservation System Breach
'Unauthorized access' to the database may have compromised the personal information of hundreds of millions of people who stayed at Starwood hotels.
LabCorp Hit by Ransomware But No Data Stolen
The strain of ransomware that was reportedly used in the attack on LabCorp can "effectively lock down a computer, encrypting all the files inside."
Equifax Buys Specialty Reporting Agency DataX
The acquisition will help underbanked consumers gain access to credit and capital, Equifax says.
Equifax Agrees to Fixes to Prevent Another Hack
A consent order with eight states addresses the software patch management failures that led to the massive data breach in May 2017.