Tag: hacking

October 21, 2016 BY Mike Fox

NFA’s website affected by cyber attack

The National Futures Association (NFA) has reported cyber attacks on their website tonight. As reported earlier on LeapRate, there have been cyber attacks today affecting many popular websites on an internet infrastructure provider that hosts a number of these major websites. NFA relies on this internet infrastructure provider and its website has been affected by this attack.…

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April 01, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

BitQuick confirms customer database leak during cyber attack

Bitcoin trading platform BitQuick, which fell victim to a cyber attack about two weeks ago, has provided an update regarding the status of customer data. The company points to the receipt upload function as the likely source of the exploit. It also discovered that its database was likely  leaked, with names, email addresses and phone…

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October 29, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Optimal Payments investigates alleged breaches of customers' data

Cybersecurity issues keep affecting the work of financial services companies... Online payment services provider Optimal Payments Plc (LON:OPAY) has just announced that it is investigating possible breaches of customers' personal data. The investigation relates to media reports of a small amount of customers' personal data being in the public domain. It has been alleged that…

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