Breaches

Study: Organizations lack training, budget to thwart insider threats

Study: Organizations lack training, budget to thwart insider threats

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Of the 355 IT and security professionals surveyed, a majority indicated that they were ill-equipped to thwart a possible insider threat.

Experts discover history of malware infections on network of Community Health Systems

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Following a major breach at the hospital provider, security experts analyzed its network and discovered malware infections dating back to January.

Hackers breach social network MeetMe

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Hackers took advantage of a vulnerability and were able to access information on an undisclosed number of MeetMe users.

Community Health Systems attackers exploited Heartbleed bug for access, firm says

Community Health Systems attackers exploited Heartbleed bug for access, firm says

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Sources close to the breach investigation tipped off TrustedSec CEO David Kennedy.

Health care breaches continue to rise, over 30M affected

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As breaches hitting the health care industry continue to ramp up, more than 30 million individuals have been affected by these incidents thus far.

'Backoff' malware compromises POS devices in New Orleans restaurant

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Anyone that used a credit or debit card at Mizado Cocina between May 9 and July 18 may have had their data compromised.

Professor hacks University Health Conway in demonstration for class

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A computer science professor from the City College of San Francisco accessed a University Health Conway server containing patient data as part of a demonstration for a class.

Another breach involving Onsite Health Diagnostics, Kansas City hospital impacted

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Children's Mercy Hospital is notifying more than 4,000 individuals that their information may have been compromised after an Onsite Health Diagnostics system was breached.

New website calls out sites, apps, lacking security

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HTTP Shaming was created by a security consultant to call out apps and web services that put user information at risk.

Community Health Systems breach may impact more than four million patients

Community Health Systems breach may impact more than four million patients

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More than four million patients had data compromised after attackers hacked into the computer network of Community Health Systems and installed malware, according to reports.

Chinese national indicted over Boeing, Lockheed Martin hack

Chinese national indicted over Boeing, Lockheed Martin hack

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With the help of two unknown co-conspirators, Su Bin allegedly stole trade secrets related to aircraft models from the defense contractors.

An IT lens on data breach response

An IT lens on data breach response

This heightened awareness regarding data breach response time has created an interesting dynamic for security professionals.

Mother sues Rady Children's Hospital, claims daughter's records revealed

Mother sues Rady Children's Hospital, claims daughter's records revealed

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A mother says a breach at Rady Children's Hospital revealed her daughter's sensitive medical records.

Weak password trend persists in the enterprise, study says

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Trustwave's "2014 Business Password Analysis" indicates that strong authentication policies have yet to be implemented at organizations.

SUPERVALU, AB Acquisition announce payment card breaches at grocery chains

SUPERVALU, AB Acquisition announce payment card breaches at grocery chains

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SUPERVALU and AB Acquisition LLC are working together to investigate breaches that impacted both companies over the same time frame.

Vitamin seller website attacked, payment cards and other info compromised

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Credit and debit cards, as well as other information, may have been compromised by an attacker who gained access to TheNaturalOnline.com computer system.

Subcontractor breach impacts more than 60K Tennessee workers

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An unknown attacker hacked into the computer system of a subcontractor and accessed personal information on more than 60,000 Tennessee workers.

Tennessee company sues its bank for cyberheist losses

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TEC Industrial, a Tennessee-based electrical company, has sued TriSummit Bank following a cyberheist that stole $327,804 from the firm.

Patient data at risk following missing unencrypted CD

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Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) patients are being notified that their information may be compromised after an unencrypted CD went missing after being mailed.

Schnucks reaches data breach settlement

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A court has approved a plan for Schnucks to reimburse shoppers affected by a 2013 data breach.

Report: Hacker posts Gamma International data exposing FinFisher concerns

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Gamma International distributes FinFisher, spyware allegedly used to target dissidents in nations overseas.

Black Hat: Bruce Schneier talks incident response, trends

Black Hat: Bruce Schneier talks incident response, trends

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Bruce Schneier spoke on the state of incident response at Black Hat 2014, emphasizing that hackers will invariably breach networks.

Breach of USIS believed to be state-sponsored, DHS reportedly impacted

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Two USIS clients, the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of Personnel Management, have suspended their contracts as a result of the incident.

More than a billion unique credentials pilfered by Russian hackers

More than a billion unique credentials pilfered by Russian hackers

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Hold Security identified a Russian hacker group, dubbed "CyberVor," that is in possession of more than a billion unique credentials.

Insider breach at Las Vegas brain and spine surgery center

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A former employee with Western Regional Center for Brain & Spine Surgery allegedly stole data and used it for fraudulent purposes, and is now the subject of a law enforcement investigation.

Payment cards used on Wireless Emporium website compromised by malware

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Payment cards may have been compromised for anyone who made a purchase on the Wireless Emporium website between Dec. 24, 2013, and Jan. 19.

Retailer Target expects data breach to cost $148 million

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The massive data breach of Minneapolis-based Target may end up costing the company $148 million.

Florida bank notifies roughly 72,500 customers of breach

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Early in July, TotalBank began notifying a reported 72,500 customers that an unauthorized individual obtained access to the TotalBank computer network and, possibly, their information.

Script fails, thousands of Mozilla developer emails, passwords possibly exposed

Script fails, thousands of Mozilla developer emails, passwords possibly exposed

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The script for a data sanitization process on the Mozilla Developer Network failed and the email addresses and passwords of thousands of users was publicly accessible.

Canada's NRC breach work of Chinese state-sponsored actor

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A breach at the National Research Council didn't compromise data on broader government networks, Canada's CIO said.

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