Miscellaneous

American Cancer Society’s online store infected with credit card stealing malware

Zack Whittaker reports: The American Cancer Society’s online store has become the latest victim of credit card-stealing malware. Security researcher Willem de Groot found the malware on the organization’s store website, buried in obfuscated code designed to look like legitimate analytics code. The code was designed to scrape credit card payments from the page, like similar...

Ontario Science Centre data breach exposes 174,000 names, email addresses

David Rider reports: A summertime data breach exposed the names and email addresses of 174,000 Ontario Science Centre members, donors and others including customers for camps and birthday parties, the Star has learned. Campaigner, a company that does email blasts for the provincially owned tourist attraction, informed the science centre on Aug. 16 that...

UKIP leader suspended over data theft allegations

BBC reports: UKIP has suspended its leader and three other members after they were accused of stealing data from the party. An email to all members from chairman Kirstan Herriot said she was “forced to take serious action” against Richard Braine, Tony Sharp, Jeff Armstrong and Mark Dent. This included reporting them to Action...