Without a backup, each and every document, spreadsheet, photo and video on your hard drive could disappear in seconds. And without encryption, your sensitive files could fall into the wrong hands, resulting in identity theft and other disasters.
The admissions are thought to be the first from websites that confirm data loss as a result of Heartbleed, which was first publicized last Tuesday.
San Diego news station KGTV reports that 5-year-old Kristoffer Von Hassel found a way to hack into his father's Xbox One account and play games he wasn't supposed to be playing. He was later rewarded with money and new games.
Trustmark National Bank, of New York, filed a notice of dismissal of its claims on Friday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Several recent incidents—including breaches of Dropbox and iCloud—underscore the fact that, even with built-in encryption and SSL transfers, cloud storage providers can't perfectly ensure the safety of your data.