Breach News, Articles and Updates
Following a rising number of cyberattacks against U.S. companies, cyber insurance premiums have spiked this year, according to Marsh data.
The weather may be warm now but retailers are already planning for the 2015 holiday season, when businesses will conduct as much as 20% of their total annual sales
The shipping and printing provider said malware has been present on some stores' computer systems since mid-January.
Joseph W. Langford is suspected of breaking into a Webster State University computer lab and accessing computers to steal test materials.
The company elaborated on it June breach and said that 33 of its locations around the U.S. were affected.
Some financial institutions have indicated that credit cards recently used at Jimmy John's locations have been used to make fraudulent purchases.
Lauri Love allegedly stole the information of more than 100,000 government employees and is already facing charges in New Jersey and New York.
More than 12,000 patients' personal and health information was compromised in a breach at The Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island.
A suit filed in a federal court in Louisiana charges the company with failing to protect personal information and seeks damages on multiple counts.
The CryptoLocker copycat ransomware was behind the May breach, the firm said in a notification letter to New Hampshire's attorney general.
For the second time in as many months, an Illinois judge has dismissed a class-action suit against Advocate spawned by a data breach last summer.
Multiple CNET servers containing more than one million usernames, emails and encrypted passwords were compromised this past weekend.
The Australian Privacy Commissioner concluded its investigation of Cupid Media and determined the company breached the country's privacy act.
A new listing on an underground site is advertising the sale of card data, which appear to have been used at P.F. Chang's restaurants nationwide.
Brad Maiorino will take over as the company's new CISO on Monday and shareholders decided to retain Target's board.
Vauxhall, the team's official sponsor, tweeted a photo of the team's lineup and substitutes that exposed players' names, birthdates and passport numbers.
In a letter to the California Attorney General, American Express said it would begin alerting California residents of a March breach by Anonymous Ukraine.
An emailed statement to employees last week warned them to begin taking extra precautions to protect their personal information.
Credit union employees noticed suspicious activity and the credit union found that a skimming device was used at an unnamed retailer to steal card data.
A Trustwave report also found an uptick in the theft of non-payment card data and that the U.S. hosted 42 percent of the malware it investigated.
Attorneys eye UPMC and Ultimate Software Group for hospital employee data breach then find the HR software company had no affiliation with the hospital.
The lastest card skimming scheme affected at least 13 states and the District of Columbia and possibly began almost half a year ago.
Proprietary information, including technical data, from Japanese companies was allegedly leaked to rivals.
In the wake of a December data breach, Target's CIO steps down and the company reorganizes its information security and compliance group.
California's Department of Resources Recycling Recovery (CalRecycle) sent emails to personnel liaisons that contained employees' sensitive information, including Social Security numbers.
More than 300,000 current and former University of Maryland students, faculty and staff had personal information compromised on Tuesday morning.
Reuters reveals that RSA collaborated with the NSA, plus breaches at Target, Affinity Gaming and Snapchat, and other industry news.
After compromising Microsoft's official blog and one of its Twitter accounts last month, the Syrian Electronic Army sifted through employees' emails to acquire documents related to law enforcement inquiries.
The New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) suspects an employee of forwarding more than 17,000 records to personal email account.
This month's news briefs includes recent news on Mandiant uncovering China's cyber espionage efforts, security firm Bit9's breach, and the Obama administrations latest efforts on combating the theft of trade secrets.
SC Magazine Articles
- Some U.S. Bancorp workers' W-2 info exposed in ADP data breach
- Spearphishing attack nets $495K from investment firm
- Updated: Gmail, Yahoo email credentials among millions found on the dark web
- Report: Ransomware feeds off poor endpoint security
- Organizations need formal vendor risk management programs, study
- Apple rehires crypto legend Jon Callas
- China's quantum communications satellite to improve data security, thwart hackers
- 34% of Brits willing to sacrifice their online safety for weight loss
- Banks fail to innovate, blaming info security fears, report
- It's a trap! WhatsApp Gold 'premium' version lures users to malware