Data Breach Posts

StockX Data Breach


In early 2019, the personal records of more than 31 million people were exposed as a result of alleged data breaches. Most of those breaches targeted medical and healthcare organizations, but consumer products companies were not immune from attacks. As the second half of the year unfolded popular sneaker and fashion trading platform StockX, verified that it had been targeted by hackers. Sources report that more than 6.8 million customer records might have been exposed in the StockX data breach….

Capital One Data Breach

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Recently, it seems as if consumer companies are consistently dealing with data breach situations in the news. These cases escalate quickly, particularly when picked up by national and international media. Capital One, a bank holding company, experienced this swift challenge recently when a computer hacker allegedly gained access to their cloud computing system. 106 Million North Americans Compromised The March 2019 Capital One data breach allegedly comes from former Amazon cloud-computing employee Paige Thompson. The hacker is said to have…