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Ebay

The company has said hackers attacked between late February and early March with login credentials obtained from “a small number” of employees. They then accessed a database containing all user records and copied “a large part” of those credentials.

JP Morgan Chase

July 2014: The US's largest bank was compromised by hackers, stealing names, addresses, phone numbers and emails of account holders. The hack began in June but was not discovered until July, when the hackers had already obtained the highest level of administrative privilege to dozens of the bank’s computer servers.

Target

Investigators believe the data was obtained via software installed on machines that customers use to swipe magnetic strips on their cards when paying for merchandise at Target stores. Originally 40m customers. Now 70m!

Evernote

Evernote asked its 50 million users to reset their passwords following an attempt to hack the note-taking network. The company said it’d found no evidence that any payment information for Evernote Premium or Evernote Business customers had been accessed, nor was there any indication that content stored by users had been accessed, changed or lost.

7-Eleven, JC Penney, Hannaford, Heartland, JetBlue, Dow Jones, Euronet, Visa Jordan, Global Payment, Diners Singapore and Ingenicard

Over eight years, a hacking ring targeted banks, payment processors and chain stores, to steal more than 160 million credit and debit card numbers, targeting more than 800,000 bank accounts

Adobe

Sep 17th 2013. Hackers obtained access to a large swathe of Adobe customer IDs and encrypted passwords & removed sensitive information (i.e. names, encrypted credit or debit card numbers, expiration dates, etc.). Approximately 36 million Adobe customers were involved: 3.1 million whose credit or debit card information was taken and nearly 33 million active users whose current, encrypted passwords were in the database taken. Correction Jan 2015: we previously reported 152m records were taking, but the remainder affected invalid, inactive, test accounts or had out-of-date passwords associated with them.

360 million newly stolen credentials on black market

"...the credentials were stolen in breaches that have yet to be publicly reported. The companies attacked may remain unaware until they are notified by third parties who find evidence of the hacking." REUTERS, read more here

Ukrainian power outage hack

The power outage last month in Ukraine that put 80,000 people in the dark was the first electricity failure caused by a computer hack, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has confirmed. Researchers previously suggested that a strain of malicious software known as BlackEnergy.

Ebay

The company has said hackers attacked between late February and early March with login credentials obtained from “a small number” of employees. They then accessed a database containing all user records and copied “a large part” of those credentials.

JP Morgan Chase

July 2014: The US's largest bank was compromised by hackers, stealing names, addresses, phone numbers and emails of account holders. The hack began in June but was not discovered until July, when the hackers had already obtained the highest level of administrative privilege to dozens of the bank’s computer servers.

Target

Investigators believe the data was obtained via software installed on machines that customers use to swipe magnetic strips on their cards when paying for merchandise at Target stores. Originally 40m customers. Now 70m!

Evernote

Evernote asked its 50 million users to reset their passwords following an attempt to hack the note-taking network. The company said it’d found no evidence that any payment information for Evernote Premium or Evernote Business customers had been accessed, nor was there any indication that content stored by users had been accessed, changed or lost.

7-Eleven, JC Penney, Hannaford, Heartland, JetBlue, Dow Jones, Euronet, Visa Jordan, Global Payment, Diners Singapore and Ingenicard

Over eight years, a hacking ring targeted banks, payment processors and chain stores, to steal more than 160 million credit and debit card numbers, targeting more than 800,000 bank accounts

Adobe

Sep 17th 2013. Hackers obtained access to a large swathe of Adobe customer IDs and encrypted passwords & removed sensitive information (i.e. names, encrypted credit or debit card numbers, expiration dates, etc.). Approximately 36 million Adobe customers were involved: 3.1 million whose credit or debit card information was taken and nearly 33 million active users whose current, encrypted passwords were in the database taken. Correction Jan 2015: we previously reported 152m records were taking, but the remainder affected invalid, inactive, test accounts or had out-of-date passwords associated with them.

360 million newly stolen credentials on black market

"...the credentials were stolen in breaches that have yet to be publicly reported. The companies attacked may remain unaware until they are notified by third parties who find evidence of the hacking." REUTERS, read more here

Ukrainian power outage hack

The power outage last month in Ukraine that put 80,000 people in the dark was the first electricity failure caused by a computer hack, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has confirmed. Researchers previously suggested that a strain of malicious software known as BlackEnergy.