Data Breaches

SUPERVALU and AB Acquisition LLC report being breached again

SUPERVALU and AB Acquisition LLC report being breached again

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The breaches involved different malware and both companies are investigating whether payment card information was stolen.

EPIC files complaint with FTC against Maricopa

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The nonprofit organization alleges that the Maricopa County Community College District violated the FTC's "Safeguards Rule."

Report: 75 million records compromised so far in 2014

Report: 75 million records compromised so far in 2014

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An updated report indicates that since this time last year, breaches have increased by 29.4 percent, with 568 breaches occurring this year.

Two laptops containing patient data stolen from American Family Care

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The two laptops stolen from American Family Care were password protected, yet unencrypted, and may have contained Social Security numbers.

Jimmy Johns' POS vendor confirms breaches at other restaurants

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Signature Systems, Inc. confirmed that 108 other businesses were impacted by the malware installed on its systems.

'Mozart' is malware behind Home Depot, DHS report suggests

'Mozart' is malware behind Home Depot, DHS report suggests

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The Wall Street Journal reported that a Secret Service investigation uncovered malware customized to attack Home Depot.

iThemes users asked to change passwords following attack

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User passwords were being stored in cleartext, and are among the data that may have been compromised in the attack.

Cyber attack on Japan Airlines impacts up to 750,000

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A phishing attack may have resulted in the theft of personal information belonging to customers of Japan Airlines's frequent flier club.

Jimmy Johns confirms breach; 216 stores impacted

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The sandwich store chain confirmed that customer card information was compromised at more than 200 of its stores.

Home Depot breach leads to fraudulent transactions, class-action lawsuits

Home Depot breach leads to fraudulent transactions, class-action lawsuits

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The retailer's massive breach has spawned multiple lawsuits and reports of fraudulent transactions.

Breach shaming and the need for a new model to discuss data breaches

Breach shaming and the need for a new model to discuss data breaches

The breach shaming trend impedes forward progress in preventing such incidents in the future and leaves consumers worrying without educating them.

Viator investigates payment card breach, notifies 1.44 million customers

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More than 1.4 million Viator customers are being notified that their personal data, including payment card information, may have been compromised.

Home Depot ignored security employees' vulnerability warnings

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The New York Times reported that the retailer's security team warned of possible system vulnerabilities but managers never followed through.

Beazley: employee errors root of most data breaches, but malware incidents cost more

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Insurance firm Beazley analyzed more than 1,500 data breaches it serviced between 2013 and 2014.

PCI Council holds North America community meeting, new GM Orfei speaks

PCI Council holds North America community meeting, new GM Orfei speaks

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The PCI Security Standards Council's new general manager Stephen Orfei spoke at the Florida community meeting.

Chinese hackers breach 50 U.S. gov't contractors' systems in one year

Chinese hackers breach 50 U.S. gov't contractors' systems in one year

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A new report from the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee found that multiple successful attempts were made to access and steal information from contractors' systems, and often times, the government didn't know it happened.

Info on 282K Wisconsin Home Depot cards for sale on black market

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A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation found customer payment card information from all 26 Wisconsin stores on sale.

Home Depot: breach risks 56M payment cards, 'unique' malware used

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Home Depot confirmed that approximately 56 million payment cards may have been compromised as result of a malware attack.

Singaporean karaoke bar members' info compromised

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K Box was targeted in an attack that was supposed to express unhappiness over a toll fare hike.

C&K apologizes for unauthorized access that led to Goodwill breach

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A web hosting service apologized for intermittent unauthorized access of its hosted environment over 18 months that led to the Goodwill breach.

Florida medical center hit with breach for third time in two years

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Aventura Hospital and Medical Center has reported a data breach for the third time in two years.

Congressman asks Issa for hearing on CHS breach

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The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee asked for a hearing to investigate the CHS breach.

JPMorgan Chase might struggle to patch vulnerabilities quickly enough

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This summer's attack on the bank's network might have helped hackers detect subtle vulnerabilities they could exploit in the future.

Tampa General Hospital breach impacts hundreds of patients

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Tampa General Hospital is notifying 675 patients that their personal information may have been accessed, without authorization, by a former employee.

U.S. under cyber attack, losing ground to adversaries

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In testimony to a Senate committee, cyber experts said the U.S. has fielded 600,000 attacks this year.

Temple University patients impacted by possible breach

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The unencrypted desktop computer was stolen from a university physician's office in July.

George Mason University travel system targeted for malware attack

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The incident could have exposed the names and Social Security numbers of users, although no evidence has surfaced to suggest that's the case.

Central Utah Clinic notifies over 30K patients of potential HIPAA breach

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The clinic is warning patients of a potential breach after an unauthorized party accessed a server.

Home Depot is sued following payment card breach

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An Illinois resident sued the home improvement retailer and claimed the company failed to comply with security standards.

Payment card breach possibly tied to Florida Beef 'O' Brady's locations

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Unauthorized payment card purchases made in Massachusetts, New York and Texas may be tied to four Beef 'O' Brady's sports bar locations in Florida.

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