BetaNews: Timehop admits its security breach was worse than first thought

BetaNews: Timehop admits its security breach was worse than first thought. “The security breach suffered by Timehop on July 4 was much more serious than the company first thought. In an update to its original announcement, the company has revealed that while the number of account affected by the breach — 21 million — has not changed, the range of personal data accessed by hackers is much broader.”

Bleeping Computer: Timehop Security Breach Affects the Company’s Entire 21 Million Userbase

Bleeping Computer: Timehop Security Breach Affects the Company’s Entire 21 Million Userbase. “Timehop, a mobile app that surfaces old social media posts from the same day but from previous years, has announced a security breach affecting its entire userbase of over 21 million users. Not all users were affected to the same extent. The company said a hacker gained access to its infrastructure and stole details on its users that included usernames, emails, telephone numbers, and access keys.”

BetaNews: Dixons Carphone suffers two major security breaches exposing customers’ bank card details and personal information

BetaNews: Dixons Carphone suffers two major security breaches exposing customers’ bank card details and personal information. “Another week, another cyberattack. This time around, it’s the Dixons Carphone group which says it has fallen victim to not one but two major breaches. The bank card details of 5.9 million customers have been accessed by hackers in the first breach. In the second, the personal records of 1.2 million people have been exposed.”

Hacked: 92 Million Account Details for DNA Testing Service MyHeritage (Motherboard)

Motherboard: Hacked: 92 Million Account Details for DNA Testing Service MyHeritage. “When you sign up to a website handling sensitive information, perhaps a medical service or social network, one of the basic things you’re probably hoping for is that the site can keep control of its users’ data. Unfortunately for customers of MyHeritage, a genealogy and DNA testing service, a researcher uncovered 92 million account details related to the company sitting on a server, according to an announcement from MyHeritage.”

Ticketfly Hacked: Ticketing Service Taken Offline Following ‘Cyber Incident’ (Billboard)

Billboard: Ticketfly Hacked: Ticketing Service Taken Offline Following ‘Cyber Incident’. “Ticketfly, the indie-focused ticketing service that last year was purchased by Eventbrite, has fallen victim to what it describes as a “cyber incident” and has temporarily shut itself down. The company, which handles ticketing for events like Celebrate Brooklyn, Riot Fest and Music Tastes Good, confirmed the hack to Billboard on Thursday morning.”

TechCrunch: Equifax filing reveals hack was somehow even worse than previous estimates

TechCrunch: Equifax filing reveals hack was somehow even worse than previous estimates. “The 2017 hack of Equifax, already among the largest ever recorded, just got bigger. Well, they’re admitting that it was bigger than they had previously, which amounts to the same thing. Documents filed with the SEC reveal that more people, more IDs, and more info in general was stolen when the company utterly failed to protect its ‘users,’ many of which didn’t even know they were in the database.”

Gizmodo: John McAfee-Backed Cryptocurrency’s Thousands of Investors Exposed in Data Breach

Gizmodo: John McAfee-Backed Cryptocurrency’s Thousands of Investors Exposed in Data Breach. “A leaky database discovered online contains a wealth of sensitive data belonging to thousands of investors in Bezop cryptocurrency, including photocopies their driver’s licenses and passports, according to a report from Kromtech Security.”