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Barnes & Noble Cyber Attack Exposes Customer Purchase Histories

Barnes & Noble has suffered a data breach that compromised customers’ email addresses, transaction histories and other personal details. So reports USA Today.


British Airways Fined £20M for 2018 Data Breach

The U.K. data watchdog has announced that British Airways must pay £20 million ($25.8 million) for a 2018 data breach exposing the personal details of 400,000 customers. So reports TechCrunch.


Microsoft Slammed Over Trickbot Disruption Campaign

Microsoft’s recent attempt to counteract the Trickbot botnet has drawn criticism from cyber security researchers who said it was ineffective. So reports The Seattle Times.


Russian Intelligence Officers Charged in Major Hacking Spree

U.S. authorities have charged six Russian military intelligence officers for their alleged roles in a range of serious cyberattacks. So reports The Washington Post.


Community Health Systems to Pay $5M for 2014 Data Breach

Community Health Systems has agreed to pay $5 million in a data breach settlement with 28 state attorneys general. So reports Fierce Healthcare.


Data on Kids, Parents Exposed in Breach of Georgia Agency

Information about children and families was compromised in a recent cyberattack on the Georgia Department of Human Services, the agency has revealed. So reports WSBTV.


Morgan Stanley to Pay $60M for Data Protection Miscue

Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $60 million to settle claims that the bank failed to properly safeguard customer information when it decommissioned two wealth management data centers. So reports Compliance Week.


Grindr Security Flaw Allowed Hacking with Just An Email Address

Grindr has closed up a security loophole that enabled anyone who knew a user’s email address to take control of that user’s account. So reports TechCrunch.


Food Delivery Startup Chowbus Suffers Data Breach

Chowbus, a food delivery startup focusing on Asian cuisine, has experienced a breach that led the company to send its users emails containing a trove of data on other customers. So reports Business Insider.


Russian State Hackers Apparently Behind U.S. Government Breach

A team of hackers working for the Russian government and known as Fancy Bear appear to have been responsible for a previously disclosed breach of an unidentified U.S. government agency. So reports Wired.


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