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Breach at North Dakota University System Server with Data on 290,000 Students

A server with personal details of 290,000 people was breached at the North Dakota University System (NDUS), according to Softpedia News.

12 Million Koreans Hit by KT Corp Data Breach; Korean Govt Investigating

Account information of 12 million customers of telecommunications company KT Corp customers was stolen in the second largest Korean data breach in history, according to The Register. The South Korean government launched an enquiry today into the incident.

University of Maryland Suffers Data Breach; All Students, Staff Since 1998 Affected

The University of Maryland lost personal information of 309,079 students, staff and faculty members in a massive cyber-attack, according to Diamondback.

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Official FC Barcelona Twitter Accounts over Qatar Sponsor

FC Barcelona’s Twitter accounts have been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army, which posted some of the team’s info from the accounts, according to Tech Worm. The compromised accounts are @FCBarcelona, @FCBarcelona_es and @FCBarcelona_cat.

Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty for Development and Distribution of SpyEye Malware

Aleksandr Andreevich Panin, the Russian creator of the SpyEye malware, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and bank fraud, according to the US Department of Justice.

FBI Arrests Operators Over Breach of 6,000 E-Mail Addresses

Two US citizens have been arrested in relation to a hacker-for-hire web site and charged with running a criminal enterprise, according to the FBI. Three others were charged with using e-mail breach services.

Coca Cola Loses Details of 74,000 People as Laptops Stolen

Details of 74,000 people were lost in a data security breach in Coca Cola’s HQ from Atlanta, after some laptops were stolen, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Syrian Electronic Army Strikes Microsoft Again, Targeting Blog

The Syrian Electronic Army has hit Microsoft for a third time this month, this time targeting a Microsoft blog, according to the BBC.

Man Pleads Guilty to Hijacking YouTube Channels

A 28-year-old man admitted to hijacking YouTube accounts to make profit using the ad service, according to the Washington Post. He also admitted to hacking the email account of AOL’s chief executive officer.

Target Data Breach Affected 70 Million People, Retailer Reveals

Some 70 million people had their names, mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses stolen through card swiping devices placed in Target US stores, the US retailer has announced.

J.P Morgan Loses Credentials of 465,000

J.P. Morgan Chase & warning 465,000 cardholders that their financial and personal data may have been affected in an attack that took place in July. The attack was discovered by bank security in September according to Reuters.

Financial Data Stolen from B&G Foods North America

B&G Foods North America has started to warn customers by e-mail this week that a Nov. 16 attack may have compromised their financial data, according to Softpedia.

Limo Company Breached; Customer Data Exposed Online

Hackers breached CorporateCarOnline, a limousine and town car service, and posted online sensitive information of hundreds of thousands of people. Among the 850,000 victims, Tom Hanks and Donald Trump had their addresses and American Express card numbers exposed.

Two Bugs in Facebook Android Apps Allow Account Hijack

Two vulnerabilities in the mobile applications of Facebook and Facebook messenger allow hackers to grab Facebook access_tokens and hijack user accounts, according to Mahomed Ramadan, researcher with Attack Secure.

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