A curated list of the top stories of the week concerning data leaks and digital threats.
By Charlie Osborne, April 10, 2019, ZDNet
After a first proposal in October 2018, Yahoo has struck a revised $117.5 million settlement with millions of people whose email addresses and other personal information were stolen in the largest data breach in history.
By Sergiu Gatlan, April 11, 2019, Bleeping Computer
After a first breach in July 2018, the website of the free multimedia editor VSDC was breached again by hackers. These hackers hijacked download links on the website causing visitors to download malware.
By John Kennedy, April 10, 2019, Silicon Republic
A new investigation by Symantec has revealed that two out of three hotel websites leak guests’ booking details and personal data to third-party sites. Compromised information includes everything from guests’ full names and email addresses, to credit card details and passport numbers.
By isBuzznews team, April 11, 2019, isBuzznews
A data breach last year at the Minnesota agency that oversees the state’s health and welfare programs may have exposed the personal information of approximately 11,000 individuals.