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Daily Crunch: Nvidia chips become collateral damage in new US sanctions targeting China

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Samsung says customer data stolen in July data breach

The technology giant said the incident occurred in late-July.

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A huge Chinese database of faces and vehicle license plates spilled online

Another mass data lapse exposes new weaknesses in China's sprawling surveillance state.

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Daily Crunch: 7 months after emerging from stealth, YC alum Arc secures $20M Series A

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Sensitive data of Indian pension fund holders exposed online

The exposed data includes names, dates of birth, bank account numbers and more.

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Travel booking site Cleartrip confirms data breach after hackers put data for sale

The stolen files include files as recent as June 2022.

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Daily Crunch: Interactive gaming developer Unity merges with app monetization platform ironSource

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A huge data leak exposes China’s vast surveillance state

One billion resident records were allegedly siphoned from a Shanghai police database in China

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Hotel giant Marriott confirms yet another data breach

It's the company's third breach in recent years.

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Hackers stole Social Security numbers in Flagstar data breach affecting 1.5 million customers

It's the bank's second breach of customer Social Security numbers in two years.

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A hacked Kaiser Permanente employee’s emails led to breach of 70,000 patient records

The health insurance giant wouldn't say how the employee's email account was breached.

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Health startup myNurse to shut down after data breach exposed health records

The company announced it would shutter at the end of May, two months after a data breach of patients' health information.

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Lapsus$ hackers targeted T-Mobile source code in latest data breach

This latest security incident is T-Mobile's seventh data breach in four years.

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Block confirms Cash App breach after former employee accessed US customer data

The digital payments giant is contacting 8.2 million current and former customers about the data breach.

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Lapsus$ hacking group claims software consultancy giant Globant as its latest breach victim

A threat intelligence provider said the leaked data contained private keys and source code.

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UK police arrest 7 people in connection with Lapsus$ hacks

City of London police say those arrested are between the ages of 16 and 21.

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Okta says hundreds of companies impacted by security breach

Hackers compromised Okta's network via its customer support company Sykes.

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FTC to fine CafePress for covering up 2019 data breach

CafePress only sent breach notifications to affected customers six months after the company first alerted to the breach.

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Facebook fined $18.6M over string of 2018 breaches of EU’s GDPR

Facebook’s parent company, Meta, has been fined €17 million (~$18.6M) by the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) over a string of...

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Hackers leak names of ‘Freedom Convoy’ donors after GiveSendGo breach

The data includes self-reported names, email addresses, ZIP codes, and IP addresses.

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FTC settles with data analytics firm after millions of Americans’ mortgage files exposed

The settlement comes two years after a TechCrunch investigation.

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GoDaddy says data breach exposed over a million user accounts

The web host said an unauthorized person used a compromised password to get access to GoDaddy's systems.

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US education software company exposed personal data of 1.2M students

The data included academic transcripts, resumes, and invoices for approximately 1.2M applications to funding programs over the past year.

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California Pizza Kitchen spills over 100,000 employee Social Security numbers

The U.S. pizza chain notified state authorities two months after the data breach.

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UK Labour Party blames breach of members’ data on third-party cyberattack

The party has about 430,000 members, but some are still receiving breach notifications despite leaving a decade ago.

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Piiano raises $9M to help businesses protect their PII

Tel Aviv-based Piiano wants businesses to keep their customers’ data private. The company is coming out of stealth today and announcing a $9...

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Twitch confirms hack after source code and creator payout data leaks online

Several Twitch users have already confirmed their payout amounts.

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FTC says health apps must notify consumers about data breaches — or face fines

Apps that fail to disclose incidents can be fined over $43,000 per violation per day. 

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