Security Breach

Alleged security breach leaves millions of dollars missing from Flutterwave accounts

Last month, Flutterwave, Africa’s largest startup by private valuation, was involved in a hack that resulted in more than ₦2.9 billion (~$4.2 million) missing from its accounts, according to local

Security flaws in internet-connected hot tubs exposed owners’ personal data

A security researcher found vulnerabilities in Jacuzzi’s SmartTub interface that allowed access to the personal data of every hot tub owner. Jacuzzi’s SmartTub feature, like most Internet of Thing

Volvo had some R&D data stolen in security breach

Volvo Cars is investigating a cybersecurity breach and theft of a limited amount of the company’s research and development data. The data breach was reported Friday by the Swedish automaker. The

UK’s ICO reduces British Airways data breach fine to £20M, after originally setting it at £184M

One of the biggest data breaches in U.K. corporate history has been closed off by regulators not with a bang, but a whimper. Today the Information Commissioner’s Office, the U.K.’s data wa

Quora says 100 million users may have been affected by data breach

Quora said today that a security breach may have compromised data from about 100 million users. In an email sent to users today and a blog post by CEO Adam D’Angelo, the company said a “malicious

Dropbox is resetting passwords for accounts that haven’t changed them since mid-2012

Dropbox is requiring users who have not changed their passwords since mid-2012 to reset their passwords this afternoon. The action appears to be related to continued fallout over the massive hack on

ComiXology Discovers Security Breach, Says Payment And Password Info Is Secure But Requires Reset

Digital comics storefront ComiXology has discovered a wide-reaching security breach during a security review and upgrade, and is requiring that all account holders reset their passwords, according to