Yahoo is under renewed scrutiny after its second disclosure of breach within this year. The major hacking incidents the company has been involved in puts a risk on its deal with Verizon. Although Verizon has not confirmed any plans of ditching the purchase, reports indicated that the company is demanding for better deal terms for the acquisition.
Android devices running on operation systems below version 6.0 have been the target of the biggest attack on Google accounts. The Gooligan hackers access Google accounts of users to download apps in their fraudulent advertising scheme.
The U.S. Postal Service was the victim of a cyber attack that may have compromised the personal information of more than 800,000 employees, as well as data on customers who contacted its call center during the first eight months of this year.
Home Depot Inc (HD.N), the world's largest home improvement chain, said about 53 million email addresses were stolen during a recent breach of its payment data systems, in addition to some 56 million payment cards previously disclosed by the retailer.
Home Depot Inc (HD.N) Thursday said some 56 million payment cards were likely compromised in a cyberattack at its stores, suggesting the hacking attack at the home improvement chain was larger than last year's unprecedented breach at Target Corp (TGT.N).
The fallout from the Snowden reports indicate the National Security Agency has the capacity to intrude into any system.
Dole Food Corp board of directors to be investigated for allegations of breach of fiduciary duties and other violations.
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