Claiming that Wendy's didn't properly protect data, First Choice Credit Union filed a class action lawsuit against the retailer over a breach experienced last year.
The 23-year-old mastermind behind the hack of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) website, which led to the exposure of 55 million voter records, was arrested by the Cybercrime Division of the National Bureau of Investigation in the Philippines Friday.
The online classified website Gumtree Australia alerted customers on Friday of a data breach after hackers stole their personally identifiable information last weekend.
Hackers reportedly posted employee data and private documents belonging to a publicly listed gold-mining company on a paste site.
An Ohio firearms dealer notified the California Attorney General that the company experienced a data breach that compromised its customers' name and state identification information.
The U.S. House yesterday passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015, which creates a single U.S. standard for protecting companies from intellectual property theft through civil recourse against the offending parties in federal court.
Lifeboat Network, which runs servers for Minecraft Pocket Edition — the smartphone version of the immensely popular video game Minecraft — was hacked in January 2016, resulting in a data breach compromising 7 million-plus gamers.
Retailers believe they can detect a data breach in a week or less, a new survey commissioned by Tripwire revealed, while another report by Arbor Network showed it takes them on average 197 days to spot advanced threats.
Spotify may have experienced a security breach based on a list of customer account credentials discovered on Pastebin.
The two men responsible for the SpyEye banking trojan, used to steal user information from financial institutions, were sentenced to a combined 24-1/2 years in prison.
A teenager turned himself in to police in Staffordshire, U.K., where he was arrested on charges stemming from a breach of internet services provider TalkTalk.
Incidents of fraud were reported after an unauthorized person accessed an Archdiocese of Denver database maintained by a third-party and which contained PII on 18,000 former and current employees and their dependents.
Stoked by headlines announcing major data breaches, the stock valuations of cybersecurity companies outperformed the Nasdaq and S&P 500 by double over the past three years.
DōTERRA International notified the State of California's Attorney General's office that personal information of its customers and wholesale members, or "Wellness Advocates," was breached.
The personal information of an undisclosed number of CVS customers in Calera, Ala., is at risk after a laptop was stolen from one of its vendors.
The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and IDT911 said that to date, the financial services, business, education, government and healthcare industrial sectors have experienced over 6,000 data breaches since 2005.
During a House committee hearing on Thursday, legislators questioned Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen about measures taken to improve the agency's cybersecurity methods.
In this latest roundup, a state agency, two educational institutions, and a grocery chain fell victim to separate data breaches.
A federal appeals court upheld a ruling that insurance firm Travelers Indemnity Co., under the terms of a commercial general liability policy, must defend its client, Portal Healthcare Solutions, in a lawsuit stemming from a data breach.
The W-2 forms of some Stanford University employees were fraudulently downloaded from the university's third-party vendor, W-2Express, operated by the credit bureau Equifax.
A former employee of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. departed the agency with a storage device that contained data and information involving 44,000 FDIC customers.
A breach at the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) in the U.K. compromised the information of 15,085 users.
A personal laptop and hard drives that may have contained data on close to 5 million medical patients was stolen from a Washington State federal building, prompting calls for the Department of Health and Human Services to reveal the extent of the damage.
Following the massive 2.6 terabyte leak from the Panamanian corporate service provider and legal firm Mossack Fonseca, a sentiment emerges among security professionals assessing the wreckage at the secretive firm.
Basic network hygiene and improved visibility can go a long way, as we might learn from the likes of Ashley Madison and Anthem. Danny Bradbury reports.
The new data transfer mandate presents challenges for enterprises, but global trade depends on its widespread adoption, reports Larry Jaffee.
As Washington gets distracted, expect more activity at state legislatures on cybersecurity and privacy, reports Steve Zurier.
Hackers reportedly accessed computer networks at U.S. law firms, including Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP and Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP.
The University of Central Florida released figures for how much it will cost to notify potential victims of a data breach it experienced last month.
Concordia University discovered keylogger devices on computer workstations used by students in two university libraries.
SC Magazine Articles
- Was Spotify breached? Account info shows up on Pastebin
- Report: Ransomware feeds off poor endpoint security
- Researcher finds backdoor that accessed Facebook employee passwords
- Over 7M Minecraft mobile credentials exposed after Lifeboat data breach
- DōTERRA breach exposes customer info; including SS, DOB, and addresses
- Federal court bucks trend, rules general liability insurance covers data breach
- The anatomy of a spearphishing scam, or how to steal $100M with a fake email
- FBI investigating attack against computer networks at U.S. law firms
- Pros examine Mossack Fonseca breach: WordPress plugin, Drupal likely suspects
- First Choice Credit Union files class-action suit against Wendy's over breach
- Top NFL prospect Tunsil free falls in draft after apparent hacker posts damaging video, texts
- Researchers spot Android Infostealer disguised as Chrome update
- Researchers spot mobile malware competition on the black market
- Judge ruled go ahead for claims of phone hacking against UK tabloid