Ticketmaster said it discovered the issue (malware) on June 23rd, but UK digital bank Monzo says it began noticing a pattern of paycard fraud developing as early as April 6th. By April 12th Monzo believed it had traced the problem to Ticketmaster, and so informed them.
Marketing and data aggregation firm Exactis inadvertently exposed its dossiers on 230 million Americans, as close to every US citizen as makes no difference. The data include, according to WIRED, "phone numbers, addresses, dates of birth, estimated income, number of children, age and gender of children, education level, credit rating, interests" etc. Other data include religion and smoking habits. Apparently no paycard or Social Security numbers, so America has that going for her.
Sophos has patched seven bugs in its security products.
California's legislature has raced through a privacy bill affecting tech companies and ISPs. The governor has signed it into law, forestalling an even more restrictive set of regulations proposed by a ballot initiative.