Miscellaneous

After breach, Stack Overflow says some user data exposed

Zack Whittaker reports: After disclosing a breach earlier this week, Stack Overflow has confirmed some user data was accessed. In case you missed it, the developer knowledge sharing site confirmed Thursday a breach of its systems last weekend, resulting in unauthorized access to production systems — the front-facing servers that actively power the site....

SNP faces fines for data protection breach after election mailing error

Severin Carrell reports: The Scottish National Party faces being fined for a breach of data protection laws after sending out tens of thousands of European election mailings to the wrong addresses. The Information Commissioner’s Office confirmed on Friday morning that the SNP had referred itself for investigation after voters across Scotland received letters addressed...

Ca: Almost 200 children’s records found at Yellowknife dump

Jimmy Thomson reports: Some Yellowknife parents say they’re worried about privacy after sensitive information about their children was left in the salvage area of the city’s landfill. Documents left at Yellowknife’s dump contained names, birth dates, health care numbers and details about health conditions, and parents’ names and contact information. All 191 records relate...

OH: Hackers hit $1.75 million from St. Ambrose Parish

Another victim of attackers who convinced the victim that a contractor’s bank account had been changed. This is the same type of fraud that a school district in Kentucky recently reported might have cost them $3.7 million. Now WKYC  reports: BRUNSWICK, Ohio — Leaders at St. Ambrose Catholic Parish in Brunswick say hackers stole...