Cybersecurity

Hackers Log Into DQ, Remember the ‘80s, and Rip Off Poor People

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In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatchNextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches:


Intrusion at payment system vendor trickles down to Dairy Queen customers

Information Systems & Supplies Inc., which sells so-called point-of-sale systems to restaurants, says a hack involving login information might have compromised diners’ credit card accounts.


Hackers convert music trade group’s site into P2P service

The website of Argentina's equivalent of the Recording Industry Association of America served up “torrents” of large files instead of industry lobbying affairs.


163,000 Butler University community members dating back to 1983 hit by breach

Officials at the school, located in Indiana, learned May 28 from police about an identity theft investigation affecting students, faculty and applicants. The hack was traced back to California.


Social services employee stole clients’ data to commit tax fraud

Central City Concern, which works to help the poor and homeless become self-sufficient, learned in April of the unauthorized access and disclosure of files over a three-year period.

Threatwatch Alert

Data dump / Unauthorized use of user privileges / User accounts compromised

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