Data Breach

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.

Cyber espionage insurance

Cyber espionage insurance

A cyber liability policy covers first-party liability (property and theft) and third-party liability (privacy and data security).

Assurance 101: Lessons learned

Assurance 101: Lessons learned

It will continue to be a year where companies need to focus on how their employees interact online.

Target interim chair defends board to investors

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In a letter to shareholders, Roxanne Austin defended the board's security efforts before and after the December data breach.

ISS tells Target to jettison seven board members over breach

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The Institutional Shareholders Services said the retailer fell short in preparing for and responding to last December's massive data breach.

Calif. court says Eisenhower Medical Center not liable for data breach

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An appellate court ruled that patients' personal information was not coupled with medical history, treatment or other medical data.

Target clueless on breach costs, Q1 profits fall

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Without insight into third-party liabilities and expenses, Target's interim CEO told CNBC that the retailer still doesn't know the cost of last December's data breach.

Retailers join forces to share threat intelligence

Retailers join forces to share threat intelligence

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The Retail Industry Leadership Association along with Nike, Target and other retailers have launched a Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center for guarding against cyber attacks.

Shareholder sues Wyndham board members over data breaches

Shareholder sues Wyndham board members over data breaches

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After three data breaches exposed personal data of 619,000 of the chain's customers, a shareholder claims board members and officers are liable.

Secretary of State website breach cost Oregonians $176,662

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An early February breach took down two government websites and prompted the state to shell out $72,450 for vulnerability testing.

Index: 200 million records stolen in Q1 breaches

Index: 200 million records stolen in Q1 breaches

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Between January and March, healthcare was targeted most often but the financial sector lost the most records.

Target names CIO, will switch to chip and PIN cards

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The retailer named Bob DeRodes to lead the transformation of its IT infrastructure, including a switch to MasterCard chip and PIN technology in 2015.

Class-action suit aimed at MCCCD for delayed notification in breach

Class-action suit aimed at MCCCD for delayed notification in breach

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A motion filed in Maricopa County Court says that by delaying notification and lying about last April's breach, MCCCD put victims' PII at risk.

Authorities search for suspect using credit cards from Target breach

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Surveillance video released in Lakewood, Colo., shows a suspect known as Steve Locke carrying purchases made with stolen cards.

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