Breaches News, Articles and Updates
China will send the first quantum communications satellite into orbit in July, vastly improving the secure transmission of data and thwarting the efforts of hackers.
Can U.S. data protection laws protect privacy and preserve tech innovation and intellectual property?
For four days in March, attackers launched cyber assault on Iran's oil ministry but were rebuffed by country's Cyber Police (FATA).
Critical datacenter assets are at the heart of financial services (and many other industries) enterprise networks. Unfortunately, it's still too easy for attackers to get into the datacenter through an insider, a partner, a side server, virtualization, or even a development environment.
A survey of Canadian business execs found that just over a quarter had experienced a cyber attack.
Retail organizations have long been the target of financially-motivated crime. According to Verizon, 92% of the retail breaches they've studied were committed by external actors.
A computer dealer in Canada said that a server he bought contained the firm's client data and he is asking for payment to delete it.
On Wednesday, PCI SSC updated its card skimming prevention guidance for the first time in five years.
In a letter to the FTC chairwoman, Sen. Markey and Sen. Blumenthal urged the agency to use its authority if Home Depot had failed to protect consumer data.
AltaMed Health Services is notifying individuals that a former temporary employee is being investigated by law enforcement for possibly accessing and misusing AltaMed records as part of an identity theft ring.
In a filing in U.S. District Court, Target said merchants and banks "have no direct dealings" in payment transactions.
The same malware that reportedly struck Target also hit Home Depot's POS systems, a new report from Brian Krebs reveals.
After nearly a weeklong investigation, Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment data systems have been breached.
California State University, East Bay, is notifying more than 6,000 individuals that their personal information may have been compromised.
A Duke University Health System unencrypted thumb drive containing patient data was stolen from an administrative office on July 1.
An employee accessed medical records at Memorial Hermann Health System for nonprofessional purposes.
Goodwill confirmed that payment card data was accessed following a malware attack on a third-party vendor used in about 10 percent of its stores.
Payment card processing systems were compromised at five Bartell Hotels locations in San Diego and credit card numbers may be at risk.
Research from Bidefender found that Home Depot's payment interface could have a vulnerability that would allow attackers into the company's systems.
Home Depot said on Tuesday that it is working with its banking partners and law enforcement to investigate a possible data breach.
Reports surfaced that iCloud vulnerabilities may have allowed hackers to obtain personal photos, including nude images, of over 100 celebrities.
The best strategy to manage the inevitable data breach of your enterprise is to be prepared, reports Adam Greenberg.
This month's news briefs cover a preliminary settlement Sony will bear for the exposure of 77 million customers, and more.
A professor of ethical hacking at City College San Francisco came forward to clarify that he did not demonstrate hacking a medical center's server in a class.
Hackers exploited a zero-day vulnerability and gained access to sensitive information from JPMorgan Chase and at least four other financial institutions, reports indicate.
During a migration of the testing server for test builds of Bugzilla software, data on about 97,000 Bugzilla users was inadvertently posted publicly online.
Although Lizhong Fan left the U.S. in 2007, the agencies responsible for giving him access to Americans' personal information have yet to disclose the details of the case to the public.
The website of Racing Post was hit by a SQL injection attack in October 2013, enabling an attacker to access a database including information on 677,335 customers.
The study by KPMG and FireEye also found that 49 percent of detected malware was unknown.
The suit claims the hospital operator failed to meet security standards to protect the personal information belonging to patients.
SC Magazine Articles
- USAA members hit with multiple phishing attacks
- Industry pros react to Cisco, Fortinet advisories after possible Snowden NSA leak
- Trust exercise: Symantec's new website security expert is reaching out to hacker community
- Two-thirds of IT security pros surveyed expect a breach to hit their company, report
- Three zero-days found in iOS, Apple suggests users update their iPhone
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- CEO sacked after aircraft company grounded by whaling attack
- Microsoft warns of new, self-propagating ransomware in the wild
- Wendy's POS breach 'considerably' bigger than first thought