Moody's will begin to place more weight on considerations related to cyber risks when issuing credit ratings, the agency announced in a report.
A little more than a week after a Federal Trade Commission administrative law judge tossed the FTC's data breach case against LabMD, the agency has filed an appeal of the ruling.
Thieves that planted unauthorized malware on some Hilton Worldwide point of sale (POS) systems aimed to glean payment card information in a breach that occurred late in 2014 or mid-2015, the hotel company confirmed Tuesday.
A data breach at Pearson VUE, the certification manager for Cisco, Oracle and IBM compromised the company's Credential Manager System and allowed unauthorized third-party access to data of "a limited set" of its users, Pearson VUE said in a Saturday statement.
Scammers are sending extortion emails to Patreon supporters threatening to release their private data unless they pay 1 Bitcoin within 48 hours.
While external threats present an ever-present risk for large and small enterprises, a new report said the actions of a company's own employees, suppliers and partners pose more of an immediate danger.
Three key agencies pulled out of a scheduled appearance at a Tuesday House Armed Services Committee hearing on government data breaches that exposed a trove of sensitive information.
Further security and privacy risks to users of Siri, Apple's personal assistant, have been revealed that could allow anyone to gain entry to personal data on someone else's iOS device.
The perpetual tug-of-war between privacy versus security is anything but settled as consumers, vendors and their business partners wrestle with the question of the free flow of information versus locked-down privacy controls, panelists agreed at SC Congress Chicago Tuesday.
While insurance companies and corporate boards of directors debate the benefits and drawbacks to buying yet more insurance - this time cyber liability insurance - the biggest gotcha that companies will face might well lie in the dictionary rather than in the policies themselves.
When a bad actor correlates the data heisted in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach and that of another breach like Ashley Madison or Anthem, the results will be devastating to privacy and long-lasting, according to a panel at SC Congress Chicago on Tuesday.
In a ruling that could reshape future FTC enforcement authority, an administrative law judge has ruled in favor of LabMD bringing to an end a protracted battle between.
The FBI and U.S. Secret Service are looking for Joshua Samuel Aaron, one of the four people indicted by U.S. authorities this week for the JPMorgan Chase hack.
AT&T, after initially resisting the Department of Homeland Security's $1 billion firewall program, has signed on to provide cyberprotection to government agencies through DHS's Einstein 3 Accelerated program.
When security is built into an organization's risk model it can shift the relationship between the board and information security pros from adversarial to advisory, members of a panel at SC Congress Boston said Thursday.
When it comes to a data breach, "our role doesn't begin in the courtroom," Massachusetts Assistant Attorney General Sara Cable said Thursday at SC Congress Boston, encouraging members of the audience to work with her office in the aftermath and even before one occurs.
The large breach of Securus Technologies prison phone call data raises a number of privacy concerns and is a wakeup call for prisons and other organizations to tighten security at every point in their supply chains.
OPM will set up a verification center to allow potential victims to see if they were impacted by the breach.
In a 23-count indictment, three people -- Gery Shalon, Joshua Samuel Aaron, and Ziv Orenstein - have been charged in the Southern District of New York with hacking into financial institutions and publications to manipulate stocks, including stealing customer data from JPMorgan Chase in a massive 2014 data breach.
Onapsis Research Labs uncovered 21 vulnerabilities - eight of them critical - that affect SAP HANA-based applications.
Demonstrating that financial gain can be a motivator for nefarious activity, 35 percent of employees were willing to sell their firm's intellectual property if the price was right.
The teen hackers who infiltrated the email account of CIA Director John Brennan said they are prying into the accounts of other government officials, most recently claiming to hack an email account of FBI Deputy Director Mark Giuliano.
JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s CSO Jim Cummings reportedly was reassigned to a new position within the bank following the company's major data breach this past year.
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) appointed Clifton Triplett as the agency's new cyber and information advisor.
As mainstream users become more expectant of massive compromises of personal information, cybercriminals show no sign of giving up on using current tactics and finding new ones to steal data whatever their endgames may be.
Ellen Conlin Hair & Beauty, a Scottish chain of hair salons owned by the husband-wife team Ellen Conlin-Main and Ken Main, reportedly paid hackers € 1,000 in Bitcoin to recover the salon's data.
An encrypted company laptop containing the information was stolen from a Schlage employee's vehicle at an offsite location.
The stakes have never been higher as businesses attempt to protect their assets from a barrage of threats that continue to grow in frequency and sophistication.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation took issue with an amendment released by the sponsors of the Cyber Information Sharing Act (CISA) that it says previews the final version of CISA, saying that two such releases in two days "should be a sign to Senators that more debate is needed" on the bill.
A new report found that nearly three-quarters of industry professionals believe there is a medium or high likelihood of their organization being hacked as a result of the interconnectivity of Internet of Things.