Spotify hacked, user data stolen

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The increasingly popular music streaming service Spotify has revealed that it was the target of malicious hackers at the end of 2008. The Swedish based company issued a statement on its blog yesterday warning "along...

Card details stolen in web hack

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Clothing company Cotton Traders has been found to have had 38,000 customer credit card numbers taken from its website in an attack earlier this year. The firm has not directly confirmed the size of this...

The Pirate Bay: User data stolen but not unsecured

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The Pirate Bay, arguably the largest torrent tracker and easily the most controversial one, has apologetically notified its users that a group of hackers managed to grab a copy of the user database, including usernames,...

M&S in ID theft flap over stolen laptop

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Marks & Spencer has become the latest large organisation embroiled in an identity theft-related security flap. A laptop containing salary details, addresses, dates of birth, national insurance and phone numbers of some 26,000 employees...

MSI - Stolen Video Cards

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Woot.com, a popular "One deal" website, has been called out by MSI and accused of selling stolen video cards. MSI reports that an undisclosed number of 7900GS video cards where stolen during transit. At this...

Microsoft Might Sue Over Stolen X360 Devkits

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Online reports today suggest that Microsoft may be considering a major lawsuit over the theft of Xbox 360 development kits. The lawsuit reports appear to stem from a Dutch newspaper story this week,...

Xbox 360 development kits stolen in Germany

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Microsoft has shown reports that ten Xbox 360 development kits have been stolen from a warehouse in Duren Germany. There is speculation that the hardware has fallen into the hands of hackers. These 10 development...

UC Berkeley Recovers Stolen Laptop

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Campus police at the University of California, Berkeley have recovered a stolen laptop that contained information of more than 98,000 of the school's graduate students. The laptop's hard drive had been wiped clean of information...

Two Computers Stolen with Motorola Staff Data

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Two computers containing personal information on Motorola Inc. employees were stolen from the mobile phone maker's human resources services provider, Affiliated Computer Services , the latest in a series of incidents of companies losing control...

100,000 Students' Details Stolen in Laptop Theft

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The personal details of almost 100,000 University of California students have been stolen - and it's all because one laptop was taken from one of the college's campuses. AP reports that the theft actually took...

MPAA tool will finger stolen films

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The motion Picture Association of America is to offer a tool to help users locate illegally downloaded files on their system, the organization said today. The software will be able to scan the system and...

Google queries provide stolen credit cards

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Simple queries using the Google search engine can turn up a handful of sites that have posted credit card information to the Web, CNET News.com learned on Tuesday. The lists of financial...

Gates of Troy gold master stolen

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Slitherine Software announces the master to its Spartan expansion was in a hijacked mail shipment. Today the gold master to Gates of Troy was stolen. Slitherine Software said that the gold master...

Cisco Source Code Reportedly Stolen

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Russian security Web site SecurityLab is reporting that the source code for Cisco Systems Inc.'s main networking device operating system was stolen on Thursday. According to the report, criminal hackers broke into Cisco's corporate network...

Customer Data Was on Stolen PC, Wells Fargo Says

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Wells Fargo & Co. said on Friday it had offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the burglar who stole a bank consultant's computer that had sensitive customer information...

US military laptops stolen

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Top secret data goes walkabout Two laptops have disappeared from the headquarters of the Central Command of the US Armed Forces in Tampa, Florida, one of which contained top secret information. Russian daily...

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