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Timehop Uncovers Data Breach Affecting 21 Million Users

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Timehop, a popular app for sharing memories, uncovered a security breach that affected the personal data of 21 million users. On July 4, hackers accessed names, email addresses, dates of birth, users’ genders, country codes and phone numbers.

Macy’s Customer Accounts Breached for Two Months

Macy’s has sent letters to customers warning them that a cyber threat targeted customers’ online account information for nearly two months. On June 11, Macy’s cyber threat alert tools uncovered the attack on and customer accounts and blocked the compromised profiles.

Records of 230 Million Consumers, 110 Million Businesses Exposed

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The personal information of about 230 million consumers and the records of 110 million businesses were discovered left unprotected on a publicly accessible server.

Adidas Data Breach Affects Customers Contact Information, Usernames, Passwords

Adidas is alerting “a few million” customers who made purchases on its U.S. website about a potential data breach where hackers could have accessed some of their personal information. The data includes contact information, usernames and encrypted passwords.

Email Addresses, Passwords for 92 Million MyHeritage Users Discovered on Private Server

The genealogy service MyHeritage is investigating how email addresses and passwords for 92 million customers found their way to a private external server. On June 4, officials of the company, which claims 96 million users worldwide, acknowledged that a security researcher found the personal information.

Freezing Your Credit Will Soon Be Free

The U.S. Congress has made placing or removing a Credit Freeze with TransUnion®, Equifax® and Experian® free for all consumers. The federal Credit Freeze legislation also requires that the three credit bureaus expedite consumer requests to freeze their credit reports.

Chili’s Suffers Payment Card Breach, Assessing Scope

Chili’s Grill & Bar, which has more than 1,600 restaurants in 50 states, 32 countries and two territories, announced it was the victim of a payment card breach that occurred at some of its restaurants between March and April 2018.

SunTrust Bank Employee May Have Stolen 1.5 Million Customer Records

SunTrust Bank is informing 1.5 million customers that their personal information may have been stolen by a bank employee working with an outside criminal party. Information, such as name, address, phone number and certain account balances may have been exposed.

Chat Software Breach Hits Delta Airlines, Sears, Kmart and Best Buy

Hundreds of thousands of online shoppers of Delta Airlines, Kmart, Sears and Best Buy may have had their personal information stolen in at security breach of [24], a provider of customer service chat software.