Equifax revealed to a US Senate committee in a document that even more personal data than had been originally reported may have been exposed during last year's massive data breach the credit monitoring company experienced.
IT decision makers across Europe are worried about how many organisations can access their personal data and have low levels of trust in the IT security capabilities of their industry peers.
After the developer of virtual keyboard app Ai.Type left a 577GB Mongo-hosted database unsecured, personal data on more than 31 million customers was exposed to anyone who has an internet connection.
On Tuesday Singapore's armed forces were hit by revelations that the personal data belonging to some 850 servicemen was stolen.
Millions of Russians are still losing personal data online thanks to using vulnerable websites and being hacked.
UK consumers are exposing themselves to risk as they have little understanding of the complexities surrounding the security of their personal data.
Yet another breach on a medical organisation has meant the theft of names, diagnoses, treatments and social security numbers.
San Francisco's UC Berkeley has been hit with a breach and the 80,000 records have been exposed
Security researcher, CthulhuSec has released a data dump of thousands of internal files from America's largest police union handed to him by an unknown hacker.
Consumers are finally beecoming aware of the value of their data, and show preference to companies that protect it.
After 600 of it's users' account details were leaked online, EA denies that it was breached.
Blackmailers are seeking money in exchange for not releasing data, and scammers are offering services that supposedly remove Ashley Madison data.
WH Smith has had to apologise for leaking personal information about its customers to hundreds of other customers in a contact form malfunction.
A new report from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) reveals how few police forces are adhering to the full requirements of the 1998 Data Protection Act.
"It's so lucrative that you arrest a couple of people - then there are a couple of people right behind them that do the same thing."
Scammers are targeting discount hunters with fake vouchers.
Google has tweaked Gmail so that users can now see images in-line with their emails, but the change could compromise the client's security.
The Home Office admits accidentally publishing the personal details of nearly 1,600 illegal immigrants.