Wendy's found malware on the systems at some restaurants under investigation after unusual activity was reported on customers' payment card accounts.
Users of the DayZ zombie shoot 'em up have been informed by the developer that their passwords and messages have been stolen by hackers.
For anyone wanting to remain anonymous, Ashley Madison is now allowing its users to add a mask to their profile picture with a new security tool called discreet photo.
With the knowledge that an organization sooner or later will suffer a breach, IT security professionals have to focus on protecting their company's most important nuggets of information.
Tax preparation software publisher TaxSlayer notified about 8,800 of its customers last week that an unauthorized third party may have gained access to the personal information contained on their tax return.
Talk Talk has lost seven percent of its broadband customers since its data breach, and in India arrests have been made as part of an investigation into phone scams targeting TalkTalk customers.
NCH Healthcare last week notified medical staff and employees of a data breach that took place when two company servers were compromised.
The White House will establish a new office, managed by the DoD, that will secure OPM background checks.
A former jockey agent has been charged by the District Attorney of Queens County, New York, with illegally accessing the New York Racing Association's (NYRA) computer system to access insider information.
The majority of consumers surveyed by YouGov are skeptical that organizations securely handle the data they share online.
The University of Virginia (UVA) suffered a data breach that was initiated via a phishing scam that revealed the tax and banking data of some of the school's employees.
Since the Ashley Madison breach, some users of the infidelity service have received blackmail letters via the US postal system from extortionists threatening to blow their cover.
By connecting several dots together the Canadian government has tied what it believes are two Chinese soldiers to a hacking ring that included a third Chinese citizen currently living in Vancouver.
MacKeeper discovered 13 million Earbits.com account records that were left exposed on a database server.
Internet security issues took a decidedly back seat during the GOP presidential debate Thursday night with the candidates managing to squeeze in a just few thoughts on encryption, the Office of Personnel Management breach and Eric Snowden.
HSBC bank is informing some of its customers that their personal information, including Social Security and various bank account numbers, may have been exposed to a third party.
Tax software maker TaxAct is informing some of its customers that an unauthorized third party accessed their TaxAct account in late 2015.
Teen involved in hacking the CIA director's email last year is now claiming to have hacked into the National Intelligence director's account.
American Express Travel Related Services Company reported three breaches to the California Attorney General.
A former director of baseball development for the St. Louis Cardinals pleaded guilty to charges of accessing computers belonging to the Houston Astros without authorization.
Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital reported the loss of an unencrypted USB drives containing information on 29,000 emergency room patients.
Time Warner Cable (TWC) is blaming a phishing attack conducted on one of its vendors for a data breach that may have resulted in 320,000 TWC customer emails and other personal information being stolen.
At least 2.07 million data sets with personal information have been leaked or feared leaked from 140 organisations in Japan during 2015.
Security you can bank on? Not quite, according to inquiries by Mike Kemp, co-founder of Xiphos Research, who found that outdated SSL security is the norm.
Out of yet another leaky MongoDB database, star of the moment, Chris Vickery has discovered personal details which he thinks might lead back to a conservative religious organization in the US.
Researchers demonstrated vulnerabilities in German banks and POS systems that could compromise payment cards data.
Hillsides child-services and welfare agency in Pasadena, Calif. reported a data breach on December 30 that could impact about 1,000 clients and staff members.
Up from 39 million at the time of the July 2015 hacking that exposed almost every user, more than 43.4 million members are registered on infidelity website Ashley Madison.
The Quincy Credit Union may have had up to 700 customers victimized by an ATM skimming scam that took place earlier this month.
Christmas hiccup on gaming platform exposed user information to others
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