Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.
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The technical information on the joint strike fighter was intercepted before reaching its intended recipient overseas. And the culprit, a naturalized U.S. citizen, was arrested this month before he could flee.
Spammers have discovered how to steal brand-name short domains – like usat.ly (USA Today) and cbsloc.al (CBS Local) -- to create a false sense of security.
Hactivist group TeamBerserk recently claimed to have hacked the website of the bureau’s public affairs division and deposited several unclassified documents online.
Was Navy veteran Sylvester Woodland hitting the refresh button incorrectly on the Veteran Affairs' E-Benefits website Wednesday night? “It gave me a different person's name, each and every time I came back," he told ABC.
An employee at personal credit ratings firm Korea Credit Bureau stole data from clients of three credit card firms, while working for them as a temporary consultant. He then sold it to phone marketing companies.
Hackers pilfered email passwords and other data from 16 million users, most of them German, according to a report by Germany's Federal Office for Online Security.
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