Malware infected Staples' point-of-sale systems at 115 of its 1,400 U.S. retail stores, mostly between Aug. 10 and Sept. 16.
Pointing out that North Korea had inflicted considerable damage in its Sony hack, President Obama said the U.S. would respond.
Federal contractor KeyPoint Government Solutions, which conducts background checks on federal employees, has been impacted by a data breach.
Following an investigation which involved other U.S. government departments and agencies, the agency concluded that the North Korean government conducted the Sony Pictures Entertainment cyber attack.
Sony Pictures recently canceled the "The Interview" movie release, following hacker threats.
An intruder initially gained access to an Ars Technica web server and was then able to access a more central machine using information from a "poorly located" backup file.
The rigidity of web application security controls has left the enterprise vulnerable to data breach.
Four former Sony workers have filed two class-action suits claiming the company failed to plug security holes and protect their personal data.
Anchorage Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS) must pay $150,000 and integrate an action plan to meet HIPAA compliance.
Virginia-based Union First Market Bank announced that a number of ATMs in the Richmond area fell victim to skimming and more than 3,000 of its debit cards were affected.
University of California, Berkeley is notifying roughly 1,600 individuals that their personal information may have been compromised in a data breach.
Sony Pictures's attorney David Boies is demanding that news outlets destroy "stolen information" involved in the leaks.
EMCOR Services Mesa Energy Systems is notifying an undisclosed number of individuals that their personal information was on a company laptop that was stolen.
The organization alerted partner companies of a breach that took place in July, in which attackers attempted to glean sensitive information.
Charge Anywhere, a mobile payments solution provider, is notifying its customers of a cyber attack on its network that exposed plain text payment card transaction authorization requests for up to five years.
Every business that operates a cardholder environment to transact with its customers is required to maintain compliance to the PCI DSS international standard for security. Penalties for lack of compliance have become costly yet compliance does not equal security.
Hackers that felled Sands Las Vegas websites exploited a weak link in the casino's networks to launch a wiper malware attack.
Emails between movie producer Scott Rudin and Sony co-chairman Amy Pascal leaked as a result of a cyber attack on the entertainment company.
Citing progress, a state audit report details the vulnerabilities that the University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) needs to fix.
Customers who used the St. Louis Parking Company's public parking lot at Union Station between October 6 and October 31 could be affected.
A lower court had granted Neiman Marcus's motion for dismissal of a suit but the plaintiffs are trying to revive it on appeal.
Hackers linked to the Sony Pictures attack could now use the malware to dupe new targets, Kaspersky revealed.
In an email sent to Sony Pictures' CEO and co-chairman hackers requested "monetary compensation."
The 2012 breach, which occurred when two unencrypted backup tapes went missing, affected 260,000 people nationwide.
Meanwhile, an internal email between execs at Sony Pictures and Mandiant, the forensics unit tapped to investigate the breach, leaked to the press.
As 2014 draws to a close we can look back over one of the most tumultuous years in recent history.
Information exposed in the breach reportedly ranges from thousands of Social Security numbers to sensitive HR and proprietary data.
Should we rush out signatures for this latest version of malware, or should we take a step back and figure out how to focus our technology and security operations around identifying attackers before they wreak such havoc?
The women's clothing retailer said a November breach of its store payment system exposed account numbers and other payment card information.
New research on the data-wiping malware reveals more connections to the Sony Pictures attack.
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