Cybercriminals continually target personally identifiable information, which when matched with financial data can enable criminals to compromise identities. Facebook’s market woes and ongoing influence campaign pronouncement overshadowed some recent breach news.

Brian Krebs in his blog KrebsOnSecurity reported, “Identity theft protection firm LifeLock — a company that is built a name for itself based on the promise of helping consumers protect their identities online — may have exposed customers to additional attacks from ID thieves and phishers.” The company noted Krebs fixed a vulnerability on its site that allowed anyone with a web browser to index email addresses associated with millions of customer accounts, or to unsubscribe users from all communications. Read more.