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DLPLampSource.com data breach

DLP Lamp Source, a distributor of replacement DLP and LCD lamps, is in the process of notifying its customers of a data-breach incident, which exposed their personal information and credit-card details. The company notes that the administration portion of its website was compromised by unknown attackers. We have become aware of this incident after...

Toronto Hydro admits customer data breach

Toronto police have launched an investigation after as many as 179,000 Toronto Hydro customer account numbers were illegally accessed in the company’s e-billing system. Toronto Hydro says it contacted police early last week after detecting unusual activity in its electronic billing system. “We saw some unusual activity on our systems, and whenever there is...

Carrell Clinic guard indicted

A federal grand jury in Dallas has returned an indictment charging an Arlington, Texas, man, who worked as a contract security guard at the Carrell Clinic on North Central Expressway in Dallas, with felony offenses related to his compromising and damaging the hospital’s computer system, announced Acting U.S. Attorney James T. Jacks of the...

Network Solutions suffers crippling data breach

More on the massive data breach first reported last week: Over half a million credit card holders may have had their account details captured by hackers, after web hosting firm Network Solutions revealed that more than 4,000 of the e-commerce sites it hosts could have been breached. Sophos senior technology consultant Graham Cluley...

Network Solutions hacked

Hackers have broken into Web servers owned by domain registrar and hosting provider Network Solutions, planting rogue code that resulted in the compromise of more than 573,000 debit and credit card accounts over the past three months, Security Fix has learned. Herndon, Va. based Network Solutions discovered in early June that attackers had hacked...