Tag: Breach of the Week

Breach Breakdown: Nordstrom

What Happened: Nordstrom Another week, another retail breach. Nordstrom is the latest retailer to experience a data breach.  But, this breach is unlike the others because it exposed employee, not customer, information. The exposed information includes: Employee names Social Security numbers Dates of birth Check account Routing numbers Salaries Nordstrom did not disclose the number […]

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Breach Breakdown: Radisson Rewards

What happened: The Radisson Rewards program has experienced a data breach affecting “less than 10 percent” of members.  An exact number has not been released. Information including names, physical addresses, countries of residence, email addresses, as well as some company names, telephone numbers, frequent flyer numbers and Radisson Rewards member numbers were compromised.  No financial […]

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Breach Breakdown: Girl Scouts

What happened: An unknown party gained access to the Girl Scouts of Orange County organization’s email account last month. Around 2,800 members of the Girl Scouts tribe received a letter about the breach of personal information. Information accessed includes names, birth dates, home addresses, insurance policy numbers, and health history.  The information was kept for travel […]

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Breach Breakdown: Veeam Exposed Customer Records

What happened: Veeam, a Swiss-based data company exposed more than 445 million records after using a misconfigured host on Amazon Web Services.  The issue was that it did not require any password to access. An independent security researcher, Bob Diachenko, discovered the open database on September 5. Diachenko notified Veeam about the issue but received no response.  […]

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