Tag Archives: data breaches

OCC Discloses Data Breach

A former OCC employee downloaded at least 10,000 encrypted files onto two thumb drives, took them off the premises and has not returned them to the agency, the OCC said today in a notification to Congress of a “major information security incident” as required by federal law.

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Data Theft Damages: Who Pays?

When it comes to data breaches, the hack of the archaic Myspace—the failed social media platform that was rendered obsolete by Facebook—proves nothing is safe.

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Wendy’s Confirms Data Breach at More than 1,000 Locations

The fast-food chain Wendy’s yesterday confirmed that 1,025 locations -- nearly 20 percent of U.S. stores -- were part of a major data breach that ran for up to several months in which cyber criminals infected card terminals with malware to steal debit and credit card data.

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