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Ticketfly breach exposed data of 26 million customers: Report

Ticketfly breach exposed data of 26 million customers: Report
  • Ticketfly breach exposed data of 26 million customers: Report FWC: Ticketfly breach exposed data of 26 million customers: Report

    Last Thursday, May 31st, Ticketfly was forced to shutdown its website due to a “cyber incident.” Per Pitchfork, services were brought back online Saturday, June 2nd, but the damage was already done. In a statement at the time, Ticketfly claimed “some customer information has been compromised as part of the incident, including names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers.” Now, as…

  • Essential California: Primary day! FWC: Essential California: Primary day!

    TOP STORIES Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, June 5, and that means it’s primary day in California. Candidates across the state have been zooming around making their last-minute pitches, hoping to vault themselves into one of the top two spots and…

  • R.I.P. Hugh Dane, The Office’s Hank the Security Guard, has died at 75 FWC: R.I.P. Hugh Dane, The Office’s Hank the Security Guard, has died at 75

    Hugh Dane, the actor who is best known for his role as Hank the Security Guard on The Office, has died. He was 75 years old. Details surrounding his passing weren’t made available, but his death has been confirmed by both The Los Angeles Inner Cultural Center and fellow Office co-star Rainn Wilson. Dane first entered the acting world with…

  • Decision time: Supreme Court tackles cases on gay rights, gerrymandering, unions FWC: Decision time: Supreme Court tackles cases on gay rights, gerrymandering, unions

    The Supreme Court is heading into the final month of its term, facing decisions on gerrymandering, unions, gay rights, abortion and President Trump’s travel ban. This term’s best-known case was a culture wars clash pitting equal rights for gay customers against a claim of religious liberty from…

  • New Artist Spotlight: Heartracer Brings Dream Pop and Electro ‘All At Once’ [Viedo] FWC: New Artist Spotlight: Heartracer Brings Dream Pop and Electro ‘All At Once’ [Viedo]

    Heartracer is a dream pop or indie pop band started by brothers Chris (vocals and keyboards) and Chip Cosby (guitars) in Virginia. They named their group, which also contains Wes Tatum on bass and Brian “Rico” Reyes on drums, after a heart condition Chris as diagnosed with called tachycardia. The condition causes the heart to beat faster at random. The…

  • What to look for in today's consequential California primary FWC: What to look for in today’s consequential California primary

    Recent polling in the race has shown no real dominance in Los Angeles by Villaraigosa, who left the mayor’s office in 2013. (Another major candidate, state Treasurer John Chiang, also hails from the Los Angeles region.) Newsom, by comparison, seems to be doing well in the Southland in recent surveys.

  • Confused about the propositions on your California ballot? We explain them all FWC: Confused about the propositions on your California ballot? We explain them all

    More than $1.5 billion would be earmarked for wildlife habitats and rivers or coastal areas, as well as efforts to prepare for climate change. Almost $1.3 billion would be directed toward parks and open space in low-income communities. Another $1.27 billion would go toward water needs, the largest share of that being for flood protection and groundwater needs.

  • Ticketfly breach exposes the private information of more than 26 million FWC: Ticketfly breach exposes the private information of more than 26 million

    The Ticketfly data breach that forced the ticket distribution service to temporarily disable website