T-Mobile Reveals Data Breach Affecting Prepaid Customers

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Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

T-Mobile exterior sign

Telecommunications operator T-Mobile revealed on Thursday that the US branch of their company was the victim of a data breach. This breach has affected an undisclosed number of customers. The number is reported to be small, and the breach only impacts customers using T-Mobile’s prepaid services. In a statement released on their website, T-Mobile reassured … Read more

1.4 Million Accounts Compromised Four Months After GateHub Breach

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Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

GateHub

GateHub, a cryptocurrency wallet service, has suffered a significant data breach, according to Troy Hunt of Have I Been Pwned. The personal information of 1.4 million users has been posted on the Dark Web. The leaked data includes email addresses, passwords, MFA keys, and wallet hashes. This information has come to light almost four months … Read more

Macy’s Data Breach Results in Online Customer’s Information Stolen

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Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Macy's

For the second year in a row, department store chain Macy’s Inc. has suffered a data breach that may have affected customer’s payment details. The website was hacked by implementing malicious scripts, with the intent of stealing customer’s payment information. A similar breach happened to Macy’s in July of 2018, amidst a broader trend of … Read more

The 6 Worst 2019 Data Breaches

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Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Data Breach 2019

Cybersecurity is a constant, ever evolving problem that affects all of us. 2019 was a rough year regarding data breaches. Indeed, Forbes reported that 4.1 billion records were exposed within the first six months of 2019. This is a 52% rise from same period in 2018. It is important to look back on the year … Read more