Data Breaches News, Articles and Updates
In a revision of its policies, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights has instructed its regional offices to place more of an emphasis on investigating smaller health-care data breaches that affect fewer than 500 individuals.
While most organizations believe providing workers with the best technology is imperative to business productivity, many struggle to optimize agility owing to traditional security mindsets, according to a new study by Okta.
The meteoric rise of Locky ransomware has not completely supplanted the distribution of the notorious Dridex malware.
Patient records were compromised at Bon Secours, a nonprofit health care provider.
An employee of enterprise software firm Sage has been apprehended by police in London following a breach last week.
A settlement is brewing between The Home Depot and 50 million customers whose personally identifiable information was compromised in a hack in 2014.
In the latest data breach impacting the hospitality industry, cybercriminals installed malware in the point-of-sale systems of HEI Hotels & Resorts and checked out with customer data that likely includes payment card information.
The fallout from the hack into the DNC continues as it is now being reported that celebrities, C-suite executives and other high-profile donors to the Democratic party were also ensnared.
As OPM CIO, Defense Department Principal Deputy CIO David De Vries will be instrumental in raising the agency's security profile.
While players of Valve Corporation's online battle arena game Dota 2 were busy fighting each other for supremacy, a real-life adversary stole 1,923,972 account records from the official Dota2 forum's database.
As the FBI investigation into the hack of the Democratic National Committee broadens, it is being reported that the private email accounts of Hillary Clinton and more than 100 Democratic officials also have been breached.
The online retailer has agreed to pay the penalty and to upgrade its data security practices.
Oracle detected malicious code on some MICROS legacy servers but the extent of the breach is not yet known, according to KrebsOnSecurity.
Google rolls out an API that will allow Android apps to access login credentials, essentially eliminating the need for passwords.
Advocate Health Care will pay $5.55 million for a breach that led to the exposure of personally identifiable information of four million patients.
The Social Security Administration has instituted new security measures, but the step may do little to thwart cyberthieves.
What a researcher flagged as a trove of email and password login credentials ofNASA employees likely reflected an attempt by an underground equivalent of script kiddies trying to make quick money by recycling old compromises.
Researcher: 4K passwords leaked from porn site, including U.S. military and State Department credentialsAugust 01, 2016
A security researcher discovered a data dump of 4,000 email password credentials that appear to have been leaked from the porn website lubus.cc.
The Justice Department's national security division is looking into a breach of the Clinton Campaign's computer network.
What internet-connected device do most people fear getting hacked? The majority of respondents to a just released survey from Vormetric answered: Their car and home security camera.
A third-party provider is being blamed for a possible breach into customer transactions at GunMag Warehouse.
A flood of information has emerged that connects GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to a questionable cast of characters who are linked to Russian interests.
Cicis Pizza has officially acknowledged a payment card data breach in 138 of its restaurant locations, after reports of a point-of-sale malware attack first came to light last month.
Guccifer 2.0 documents reveal information about prominent donors to the Democratic party, including Hollywood celebrities Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and David Geffen.
A known SQL injection vulnerability affecting vBulletin software was exploited by an attacker to breach the Ubuntu Forums database.
An interim report filed yesterday by the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology revealed gaping holes in the FDIC's cybersecurity posture and accused the financial institution of withholding documents pertaining to data breaches.
Health care consortium Kaiser Permanente's Northern California division has publicly disclosed a data breach after two of its employees allegedly stole an unspecified number of ultrasound machines containing protected health information.
Omni Hotels & Resorts said guests had to physically present payment cards at one of its affected POS systems to be affected by malware stealing payment card information during a six-month period.
A Secret Conversations feature in Facebook Messenger will offer end-to-end encryption based on the Signal Protocol developed by Open Whisper Systems.
Wendy's yesterday identified over 1,000 U.S. franchised locations that were affected by two variants of point-of-sale malware discovered earlier this year.
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