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GM faces credential stuffing attack

General Motors (GM) confirmed a credential stuffing attack on the company that exposed customer’s personal information. The exposed information included names, email addresses, home addresses, usernames and phone numbers of people tied to specific accounts, last known and saved location information, etc. Read More

Chicago Public Schools suffers data breach

The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has suffered a major data breach that compromised the personal information of half a million students and more than 56,000 employees. The data breach was attributed to Battelle for Kids, a tech vendor storing student course information and assessment data. The vendor had faced a ransomware attack in December 2021 on one of its servers used to store CPS student information. Read More

Tim Hortons app tracked user location

Canada's privacy regulator has found that Tim Ho