More than 370,000 Duke Energy customers may have had their information hacked.
In a statement, the company said that unknown attackers were able to gain access to "locations that stored personal information of some of TIO's customers and customers of TIO billers".
PayPal has now said it has "identified a potential compromise of personally identifiable information for approximately 1.6 million customers". The Vancouver, Canada-based company's customer base is mostly in the US.
Lamborghini finally unveils the $200000 Urus SUV
There is also a high end infotainment system and a Bang & Olfusen sound system. "We design experiences: Urus is one of them". Urus was scheduled to become Lamborghini's first SUV and we are happy to announce that its finally available for purchase.
Back in November, PayPal started investigating its newly-acquired subsidiary TIO Networks' servers for security vulnerabilities and made a decision to suspend the latter's operations after TIO's servers were found wanting in terms of information security standards practiced by PayPal itself. "As a result, PayPal is taking steps to protect affected customers".
Following PayPal's purchase of the Canadian company - which runs a network of over 60,000 utility and bills payment kiosks across North America - it found evidence of unauthorized access to TIO's networks and hence suspended TIO's operations. The hope was it could eventually introduce TIO's cash-based users to more of PayPal's digital services, helping the company bring in more active users to its base of almost 200 million customers.
PayPal paid around $238 million to acquire TIO in July, with the goal of reaching more consumers who don't have traditional financial accounts.
Google Pixel 2 receives major price cut on Flipkart
Pixel 2 buyers will pay $65 for the Google Home , a 50% haircut from the smart speaker's original retail price of $129.99. Interestingly, that's almost Rs. 20,000 discount from the original price on Google's flagship smartphone.
Any affected customers will be notified by TIO and receive instructions on how to register for one year of complimentary credit monitoring.
"At this point, TIO can not provide a timeline for restoring bill payment services, and continues to recommend that you contact your biller to identify alternative ways to pay your bills", TIO Networks says.
Gauteng at centre of Listeriosis outbreak
By the end of last month, 557 cases had been confirmed, compared with about 80 cases annually in past years. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has confirmed a countrywide outbreak of foodborne Listeria.