Data Breach

Standing before the board

Standing before the board

Public and media focus on data breaches and regulatory fees have dramatically deepened the focus on information security for executive boards.

Ashley Madison's Noel Biderman ousted as CEO

Ashley Madison's Noel Biderman ousted as CEO

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ALM CEO Noel Biderman may be the latest victim of the massive AshleyMadison.com hack with the company announcing his immediate resignation today.

Thomson data breach exposes hundreds of customer details

Thomson data breach exposes hundreds of customer details

Data breach by holiday company, Thomson, reveals the personal details of nearly 500 customers.

Study: Federal employees risk security to use personal mobile devices

Study: Federal employees risk security to use personal mobile devices

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Sensitive government data may be at risk due to agencies failing to implement bring your own device policies.

Impact Team releases another dump of Ashley Madison data

Impact Team releases another dump of Ashley Madison data

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Impact Team has reportedly made a lot more Ashley Madison data available online and in the process teased the adultery site's CEO over the breach's validity.

Hackers post Ashley Madison's customer details online

Hackers post Ashley Madison's customer details online

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A hacker group posted 9.7 gigabytes of data in apparent retaliation for the site allegedly claiming to delete customer details for a fee, but then not doing so.

Target settles with Visa following 2013 breach

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Target will fork over as much as $67 million to banks issuing Visa cards and $10 million to customers who were affected in its 2013 breach.

IRS breach may exceed 300K victims

IRS breach may exceed 300K victims

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The Associated Press is reporting today that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) breach that took place in May could now affect more than 300,000 taxpayer accounts.

Adobe settles charges in data breach suit

Adobe settles charges in data breach suit

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Adobe ordered to pay $1.1 million in legal fees as well as an "undisclosed settlement" to users following breach that affected 38 million.

Hacked, shuttered online photo print centers could prove costly to consumers, retailers

Hacked, shuttered online photo print centers could prove costly to consumers, retailers

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As six major retailers spanning the U.S., Canada and the U.K. enter the second month of having their online photo print operations shuttered by hackers, industry analysts say the damage to consumers and the retailers could be significant in both data and dollars.

Rep. Chaffetz calls for OPM CIO dismissal

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House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, renewed his call that the Federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) chief information officer should be removed in light of a report made by the OPM Inspector General (IG).

Harman Kardon claims only Chrysler vehicles may have vulnerable system

Harman Kardon claims only Chrysler vehicles may have vulnerable system

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Harman Kardon said it has told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and other car makers that it believes only Chrysler vehicles have potentially vulnerable infotainment systems.

Oklahoma restaurant hit with POS breach, possibly from outside country

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Salita's Mexican Restaurant in Durant, Okla., experienced a POS breach that may have originated from outside the country.

Morrisons employee receives eight years for leaking data of 100K workers

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A Morrisons supermarket auditor was sentenced to eight years in prison after leaking the personal information of more than 100,000 staff.

Extramarital website Ashley Madison hacked

Extramarital website Ashley Madison hacked

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Online cheating site Ashley Madison has been hacked by a group calling itself 'The Impact Team', with 37 million customers' details potentially exposed.

Checkmarx receives $84M investment

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Application security firm Checkmarx announced on Thursday it received an $84M investment from Insight Venture Partners.

Megaupload sites seized by DOJ now distributing malware

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Megaupload domains that were seized by the U.S. Department of Justice three years ago are now being used to distribute malware.

Passing the buck: Data breach

Passing the buck: Data breach

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The battle over who pays what to cover the cost of stolen credit card information is heating up, reports Lee Sustar.

To thine own self be true

To thine own self be true

Much needs to be done to convince boardrooms of the importance of information security.

Make it stop!: Data breaches

Make it stop!: Data breaches

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Sharing lessons learned with managers and staff is key to halting breaches, says Lena Smart, CIO, New York Power Authority. Steve Zurier reports.

Bad guys are inside

Bad guys are inside

It is an assumption for many enterprises operating today that they may already have been compromised.

Uber log-in credentials surface on black market

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Selling for as little as $1, Uber login credentials have been found on the black market though the company still denies it was hacked.

British Airways says rewards accounts hacked, locked down

British Airways says rewards accounts hacked, locked down

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An unauthorized third party generated suspicious activity on some Executive Club and Registered Customer accounts.

North Korea's internet access unstable

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Access to the internet within North Korea has been undependable in the past 24 hours.

Spearfishing campaign compromises ICANN systems

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Staff member credentials were used to access ICANN systems after spearphishing campaign that began in November.

Application control is more than whitelisting-It's monitoring, visibility, protection & default deny

Application Control technology is more than just whitelisting. Organizations have found significant value via full visibility into server and desktop environments by continuously monitoring and observing application behavior.

Upping the ante: PCI Security Standard

Upping the ante: PCI Security Standard

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The latest iteration of the PCI Security Standard calls for moving beyond simply meeting compliance mandates, reports Jim Romeo.

Another day, another data breach

Another day, another data breach

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Tracking down threat actors is no easy feat, and requires an immense amount of research and collaboration.

Childrens' Hospital apologizes for rogue employee breach

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Alberta Health Services is apologizing following a data breach at Alberta Children's Hospital.

Canadian launches $500m class action against Home Depot

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A Canadian is leading a $500 million class-action lawsuit against Home Depot following its data breach in which up to 56 million US and Canadian credit cards were stolen.

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