Two women were caught with the personal details of dozens of potential identity theft victims after they were found dumpster diving in Round Rock, Texas, NBC affiliate KXAN in Austin reported.
The volume of large-scale data breaches rose in California, compromising more than 18.5 million records in 2013, according to the report by the state Attorney General's Office.
An identity theft crime ring operating in Minnesota attempted to steal more than $2 million from victims, according to a release by the U.S. Attorney's Office of Minnesota.
A recent survey found improper mobile security cost more than 4 in 10 businesses over $250,000, according to a report by IT security firm Check Point.
The Arizona State Retirement System experienced a data breach that may impact almost 44,000 retirees in the state, The Arizona Republic reported.
The Federal Communications Commission announced a $10 million fine for two mobile companies in the U.S. after they lacked key security measures, marking the first time the FCC had a data security case, according to the FCC release.
Transcript service NeedMyTranscript announced a data breach that may have compromised the records of nearly 100,000 users, The Washington Post reported.
Staples is investigating a potential data breach after several banks have detected fraudulent purchases connected to the office supply retailer, KrebsOnSecurity reported.
Book publisher Sourcebooks announced cyberattackers were able to inappropriately access customer information in a data breach, according to a notification letter.
A survey found 45 percent of payment card owners said they would not shop at retailers hit by data breaches, according to CreditCards.com.