(In)famous UK-based multinational bank Barclays has been hit this Friday with claims that someone has stolen personal and financial information of some 27,000 of its customers and has been selling it to City traders.
Sources close to the Target breach investigation have named the third-party vendor whose network credentials the attackers used to gain access to Target's systems.
The recent avalanche of breaches that resulted in tens of millions of payment cards being compromised has shook both the US retail market and the customers.
The hacker group NullCrew has managed to access servers belonging to Bell Canada - or a third-party supplier, as Bell claims - and steal and ultimately leak usernames and passwords, email addresses, partial credit card details and more of some 20,000+ Bell customers.
Personal and financial information of some 20 million South Koreans has been compromised by a consultant working for personal credit ratings firm Korea Credit Bureau (KCB), the AFP reports.
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