Austin-based promoters C3 Presents, the company behind the Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits festivals, suffered a major data breach last week. The breach appears to have occured following the physical theft of one of C3's internal servers in June and that the server appeared to be targeted by the thieves for its physical value rather than the value of the data it contained. The company said that the data compromised in the theft "affected only present and former employees, independent contractors, and some third parties. This does not affect any ticket holders who purchased tickets for C3 events through Front...

More...