Fired CPS Employee Charged With Stealing Database Containing Files On 70,000 PeopleKristi Sims, 28, has been charged with one count of aggravated computer tampering, and four counts of identity theft.
Fired CPS Employee Steals Personal Data Of 70,000 People, Charged With Multiple FeloniesWhen Chicago Public Schools fired an employee recently, she left her job with more than just her final paycheck.
Macy's Data Breach Exposes Customers' Credit Card InfoThe incident follows a slew of major companies being targeted by hackers, including Hudson Bay, Under Armour, Boeing and Delta Air Lines.
CPS Apologizes For Data BreachCPS officials said an employee emailed private student information to more than 3,700 families.
Chili's Says "Data Incident" May Have Exposed Credit Card InformationThe company said it learned of the incident on May 11, but did not say which locations -- or how many customers -- were affected.
Equifax: Names, Addresses, Driver's Licenses Were All Stolen In BreachAccording to the release, 99 million Americans had their addresses stolen. 20.3 million people had their phone numbers hacked and 17.6 million drivers had their license information taken.
Trying To Curb More Facebook FalloutThis week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg conceded all of those public profiles have likely been accessed by outside sources.
Sears, Delta Customers Affected By Data BreachA third-party data breach that occurred last fall affected Sears and Delta customers and involved unauthorized access to customers' payment cards, according to company statements.
Panera Bread 'Ignored' Report Of Leaked Customer Data For Months, Report SuggestsThe data breach was reportedly discovered in August of 2017 but nothing was done to correct the leak for eight months.
City Of Chicago Sues Equifax For Millions Over Massive Data BreachThe city of Chicago is suing the credit reporting company Equifax over a data breach that exposed personal information of about 143 million people.
Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Equifax After Massive Data Breach“The scope and breadth of the breach is really massive and the failure to prevent it simply inexcusable,” attorney Kenneth T. Lumb said.