The following is intended to provide technical details for those with interest in the specifics of the information security incident Timehop has experienced. It is also to be transparent about what has happened, and correct some earlier inaccuracies. There are still some highly specific details we are withholding about an incident that remains the subject… Read More


Ticketmaster has warned customers that their personal information may have been compromised, after malicious code was discovered running on its website. Up to 40,000 UK customers who purchased, or attempted to purchase, tickets between February and June 23, 2018 are thought to be affected. In addition, international customers who purchased, or attempted to purchase, tickets… Read More


The company says it became aware of the breach on Tuesday, June 26, when it learned that an unauthorized party was claiming to have acquired the details of Adidas customers. The company said it’s still investigating the breach with law enforcement and security firms. The sportswear company did not include a tally of affected customers,… Read More


Dixons Carphone has admitted a huge data breach involving 5.9 million payment cards and 1.2 million personal data records. It is investigating the hacking attempt, which began in July last year. Dixons Carphone said it had no evidence that any of the cards had been used fraudulently following the breach. There was ‘an attempt to… Read More


Family genealogy and DNA testing site MyHeritage announced on Monday a security breach during which an attacker made off with account details for over 92 million MyHeritage users. The incident came to light after a security researcher found an archive on a third-party server containing the personal details of 92,283,889 MyHeritage users. The archive contained… Read More


A hacker briefly took over Ticketfly’s website, defacing it with a picture of the V for Vendetta character and a claim of responsibility. The hacker also sent Motherboard files of what they say is employee and customer information taken from Ticketfly’s database. Ticketfly, which is owned by Eventbrite, took down the site and posted a… Read More


Two Canadian banks warned Monday they have been targeted by hackers, and that the personal information of tens of thousands of customers may have been stolen — something that appeared to be confirmed in a letter to the media from someone who said they were demanding a $1-million ransom from the banks. CIBC-ownedSimplii Financial was… Read More


If you booked train tickets for a European getaway in the past few months, you might want to check your bank statements. Rail Europe, a site used by Americans to buy train tickets in Europe, has revealed a three-month data breach of credit cards and debit cards. The announcement came in a letter filed with… Read More


Malware has harvested payment card details from some Chili’s restaurants, Brinker International, the company behind the restaurant chain announced on Friday. Brinker says it detected the malware on Friday, May 11, the same day it made the announcement. The company said it is still investigating the incident together with law enforcement and third-party forensic experts.… Read More