Data Breach

State Blames Web Portal For Driver's License Data BreachMinnesota officials say driver's license data on 18 residents was accessed after a password-protected portal was inadvertently opened online. The Department of Public Safety said Monday the breach happened when a server update accidentally removed the authentication process to access the state's driver's license database.
Target Reaches Deal To Settle Breach Claims With VisaTarget has reached a deal to pay up to $67 million to settle Visa claims related to a massive 2013 data breach that resulted in the theft of millions of debit and credit card numbers. Both Target Corp. and Visa Inc. confirmed the agreement Tuesday, but wouldn't put a dollar amount on the deal.
Target Settles Data Breach Lawsuit With MasterCard For $19MTarget and MasterCard say they've agreed to settle lawsuits over the discounter's pre-Christmas 2013 massive data breach. Target said late Wednesday it has set aside up to $19 million pretax for MasterCard issuers who were caught in the data breach that compromised 40 million credit and debit card accounts between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15, 2013.
Judge OKs $10 Million Settlement In Target Data BreachMinneapolis-based Target has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class action lawsuit after the massive 2013 data breach. While Target has agreed to pay, it still needs to be approved by a federal judge. This could happen later Thursday morning.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Nurse Accused Of Illegally Accessing Patient RecordsA nurse with a history of narcotics theft illegally accessed a state database that contains prescription drug records for 1 million Minnesotans, all under the supervision of government entities that cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars annually.
300,000 Minnesotans Reportedly Affected By Anthem Data BreachThe Minnesota Department of Commerce says that health insurer Anthem, Inc. has reported that the social security numbers of more than 200,000 Minnesotans and the personal information of another 100,000 have been compromised.
Metropolitan State University Investigates Possible Data BreachMetropolitan State University in St. Paul is investigating a data breach that may have involved employee's Social Security numbers. The university said it recently learned that one of its servers had been hacked.
Federal Judge Allows Lawsuits Over Target Data BreachA federal judge has ruled that customers suing Target for last year's data breach will be able to move forward with their claims. Target also reportedly faces lawsuits from banks hit by the data breach.
A Year After Massive Target Data Breach, Still No ArrestsIt was this time last year when we first learned about a data breach at Target stores nationwide.
Data Breach At Grand Casino Mille LacsThe Grand Casino Mille Lacs says approximately 1,600 card transactions were accessed by an unauthorized person and used for fraudulent transactions.
Dairy Queen Says Data Breached At Stores Dairy Queen says that its payment systems were breached by hackers who may have gained access to customer names, credit and debit card numbers and expiration dates.
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