Researchers discovered that this vulnerability could allow hackers to compromise platform encryption keys and steal sensitive information.
The data included names, home addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers, but does not appear to have resulted in the loss of guests' financial details, an MGM spokesperson said.
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Since 2005, 1.6 billion records have been compromised, which is nearly five times the size of the U.S. population
Photograph IDs, phone numbers and home addresses were allegedly among records found in a trove of data left online without password protection. The database was allegedly exposed for over a month.
After a judge awarded nearly $80 million to the attorneys, claimants in the Equifax case are unlikely to receive the $125 payout.
If Wawa customers have shopped in stores between March 4 and December 12, 2019, it is highly likely that their data could have been compromised
"We take the security of our community very seriously," said the food delivery company, which wasn't aware of the May breach until earlier this month.
"We are still investigating this case for legitimacy and relevancy. After refusing to cooperate and continuing with this extortion, this individual has begun distributing the data," Binance said.
"Capital One's lax data security has cost more than 100 million customers their privacy, and we believe legal action is the only motivation to force real accountability to those affected."
The negotiated settlement, including associated fines and penalties, is the most costly agreement stemming from a data breach to date.
"She had a habit of openly struggling with her state of mind in public channels," said an online friend of accused hacker Paige A. Thompson.
"No bank account numbers or Social Security numbers were compromised, other than: about 140,000 Social Security numbers of our credit card customers" and "about 80,000 linked bank account numbers of our secured credit card customers," the company wrote.
The breach has affected personal and small business credit card customers and applicants between 2005 and early 2019.
Capital One says data breach affected 100 million credit card applicants. A Seattle-area woman was arrested in connection with the breach.
FTC believes Equifax did not do enough to protect customers' personal information.
"The airline should have immediately informed those affected," claimed one cybersecurity expert.
The issue existed in a feature that let users search existing FOIA records.
The voter data was available for anybody to find online, according to Kromtech Security researcher Bob Diachenko.
An attempt was made to access a 5.9 million credit cards, while 1.2 million personal records were compromised, the firm admitted.
Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer testified in front of the U.K government's fake news committee.
The U.K. government is studying the effects of fake news as ex-Cambridge Analytica staffer Brittany Kaiser teased fresh revelations.
The Cambridge Analytica scandal shows Facebook users need to know which apps have their data.
Uber didn't reveal a data breach for over a year, and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro thinks the company failed his constituents.
The unidentified hacker reportedly planned the extortion-style hack—the largest data breach in Uber's history—as a way to help pay the bills for him and his mother.
A data breach at drive-in food chain Sonic compromised the security of credit cards from up to 5 million customers. Why is this still happening?