Stefan Viehböck, senior security consultant at SEC Consult, examined 4000 devices from 70 vendors and found widespread reuse of private keys.
Consumers are finally beecoming aware of the value of their data, and show preference to companies that protect it.
The latest cyber attack, a breach compromising the data of up to four million of Talk-Talk's loyal customers, is yet another in a growing line of pernicious cyber attacks against corporate infrastructure.
Starwood Hotels reported that malware implanted on the point-of-sale systems at several of its properties may have exposed customer credit card data.
A technology staffer in the Georgia office of the Secretary of State was fired following the dissemination a month ago of discs containing the personal information of six million Georgia voters.
A lawsuit alleges that the office of Georgia's Secretary of State Brian Kemp released personal identifying information of Georgia voters to 12 organizations.
The North Caroline DHHS has announced a second email incident that affected more than 500 patients.
Microsoft reported this week it will deliver several of its Cloud services from two new datacenters in Germany.
Some hackers are implementing a combination of old-school tactics tied to cutting-edge automation to spread their mayhem, according to a new report by Imperva.
Beth Cobert, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) was nominated Tuesday by President Obama to become the department's permanent leader.
Comcast is resetting nearly 200,000 of customer passwords after their account information was spotted being for sale on a dark web site.
A global study by Iron Mountain and PwC that surveyed 1,800 senior business leaders in Europe and North America shows that just 46 percent of senior executives are allowed access to valuable company information.
The U.K.-based online photo postcard service Touchnote has notified its registered customers that the company has been hacked and some personal information has possibly been compromised.
Cox Communications reached a $595,000 civil settlement with the Federal Communications Commission's Enforcement Bureau bringing to a close an investigation over whether Cox failed to properly protect customer data.
Kroll Ontrack's quarterly data loss index (DLI) shows that more than two out of five (41 percent) cases of data loss for mobile devices and tablets are due to liquid damage.
What sort of punishment should befall organizations that experience a major data breach?
The Utah State Office of Education discovered student information was compromised over the last six years.
Amid widespread cynicism about mass cybersecurity failures, IT security pros, analysts and vendors are scrambling to develop the strategies, technologies and tools to plug the leaks today and develop long-term approaches to prevent similar collapses in the future.
All passwords have been reset for users of vBulletin software, following a breach that compromised the personally identifiable information of nearly 480,000 subscribers
Rashmi Knowles, RSA's chief security architect, warns of the looming dangers of the disgruntled, vengeful or merely careless employee.
A fourth person has been arrested in connection with the alleged cyber breach against the telecoms provider TalkTalk.
A 20-year-old man has been arrested in Staffordshire bringing to three the number of people detained by the police in connection with the TalkTalk data breach.
How can we overcome data breach fatigue and restore trust in business and government's ability to protect personal data? Lee Sustar reports.
For organizations that suffer a data breach, the penalty typically involves a clean up and making good on the damage to their reputation. But is that enough to encourage better security controls? Karen Epper Hoffman finds out.
An unannounced data breach at a large firm prompted First National Bank of Omaha to reissue debit cards to customers in seven states.
The free web hosting site 000webhost.com informed customers yesterday that one of its servers was hacked compromising its entire data base of about 13.5 million clients.
Yellowfront Grocery in Damariscotta, Maine, notified its customers via Facebook that it had experienced a POS breach.
The suspected Chinese hack of health insurer Anthem may have had more to do with that nation's leaders being interested in learning how to provide healthcare for its population than stealing data.
Experian breach is more than just another hack as cross referencing of data sets opens up even more scope for ciminal activity says Max Vetter
Two U.S. Army captains are pushing for their service, the Department of Defense and the federal government to adopt practices currently used by the private sector to help protect sensitive data.
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