The Ashley Madison Hack

Published: A group of hackers calling themselves “The Impact Team” claimed responsibility for hacking into the servers of Ashley Madison, a website that promotes and facilitates extramarital affairs. The hackers threatened to release the personal information of millions of Ashley Madison users if the website was not shut down immediately. Within days, the hackers followed […]

OPM Data Breach

Published: Today the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) revealed that it had fallen victim to a massive data breach, one that had compromised the personal information of millions of current and former government employees. The extent of the breach was staggering, with sensitive data such as social security numbers, employment history, and security clearance […]

The Anthem Data Breach

Published: In what is being called one of the largest data breaches in history, health insurance company Anthem announced today that it had suffered a cyber attack that compromised the personal information of approximately 80 million of its customers. The breach is believed to have occurred sometime in early December 2014 and was discovered by […]

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