Hack

MassMutual warns of data breach

Jaclyn Cashman reports: “MassMutual can confirm that, despite comprehensive procedures and diligent practices to protect confidential and private data concerning employees at MassMutual and several of its subsidiaries, a limited amount of personal employee information maintained in a database by an outside vendor (engaged by the company) may have been subject to unauthorized access....

Joco pub and customers were targets of credit card hacker

Dawn Bormann reports: Llywelyn’s Pub and its customers are the victims of a cyber credit card attack, Overland Park police said Wednesday. Overland Park police encourage anyone who has used a credit card at Llywelyn’s Pub within the last six months to monitor their statements for fraudulent expenses. Police Spokesman Jim Weaver said that...

TD Ameritrade settlement rejected

Josh Funk of Associated Press reports that Judge Vaughn Walker has rejected the settlement offer by TD Ameritrade. The settlement was in response to a hack in 2006 nd 2007 which exposed customer contact information on 6.3 million clients. According to the AP, the judge found that the deal, which would give the affected...

UPDATE: Hackers target Guardian jobs site

Jack Schofield of the Guardian provides more detail on a breach previously reported here. The Guardian has emailed “up to half a million” users of its UK-based Jobs website to tell them that some of their personal data may have been compromised by “a sophisticated and deliberate hack” on Friday night. A Guardian spokesperson...