Recent Security Breaches: Flipboard, Quest Diagnostics, Checkers Drive-In Restaurants and More

Security Breach Update

As a local San Diego IT support company it’s important to keep you in the know about recent security breaches. Here’s a brief summary about some of the latest hacks affecting businesses near and far.



“Flipboard, a news aggregator service and mobile news app, has started notifying users today of a security incident during which hackers had access to internal systems for more than nine months.”

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Quest Diagnostics

“A collection firm that worked with Quest Diagnostics informed the medical testing company that the data of 11.9 million patients may have been affected in a breach.”

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Checkers Drive-In Restaurants

“Attackers implanted malware on point-of-sale systems at 102 Checkers and Rally’s locations in order to steal customers’ payment card data.”

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People Inc.

”People Inc., one of western New York’s largest non-profit agencies, has revealed a data breach which has exposed sensitive medical information belonging to current and former clients.”

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Leicester City Football Club

“Leicester City Football Club has quietly told people who bought stuff from its website that their financial details have been stolen by hackers – and those details include credit card numbers and CVVs.”

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New Zealand Treasury

”New Zealand Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf has said his department has gathered “sufficient evidence” to say it was the victim of a hack.

“Following this morning’s media reports of a potential leak of Budget information, the Treasury has gathered sufficient evidence to indicate that its systems have been deliberately and systematically hacked,” Makhlouf’s statement read.

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