Supermarket chain Morrison's was found liable, in a first of its kind data leak class action suit, for the actions of a former employee who stole the data on thousands of his co-workers and posted it online.
Bob Dyachenko, the Kromtech security researcher who discovered the data leak of 3 million WWE fans, says it was most likely accessible thanks to a misconfiguration by either WWE or a contractor.
On Tuesday Singapore's armed forces were hit by revelations that the personal data belonging to some 850 servicemen was stolen.
UK-based international recruitment firm Michael Page has had a database of 780,000 of its job applicants from around the world accidentally leaked by consulting firm Capgemini.
A new report that demonstrates how hackers can easily crack a targeted user's passwords with a minimal amount of information underscores the dangers of data leaks and poor password management.
The White House has announced a cyber-security breach, as a purported photocopy of Michelle Obama's passport appears online.