Data Breaches News, Articles and Updates
As many as 100 people are believed to have taken part in a heist of nearly $13 million (USD) from thousands of cash machines in Japan.
Basketball fans have heard of the "Hack-a-Shaq" strategy. But yesterday, the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks franchise publicly acknowledged that the entire team was hacked — by a cybercriminal.
A new government survey shows that U.S. households are growing averse to even the most routine online transactions, due to cyberattacks imperiling users' finances, identities and privacy.
A panel of industry insiders at SC Congress Atlanta looked at cyber insurance taking a look at what is driving the industry's quick growth.
For the second consecutive year, Ponemon Institute's annual study on the state of security and privacy in health care found that cybercrime was the leading cause of data breaches among hospitals and other medical providers.
Gen. Michael Hayden told the audience at Centrify Connect that the U.S. hasn't defined what to call cyber attacks like the one on Sony.
Two Israeli men accused of securities fraud and hacks into media outlets and nine financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase, Fidelity Investments and E*Trade Financial Corp., will be extradited to the U.S.
A Florida man who logged into a computer system with appropriated credentials now faces felony charges.
Five major breaches have put at risk taxpayers' PII, the FDIC told Congress on Monday.
Kroger alerted current and former employees this week that their data - including Social Security numbers and birth dates - may have been compromised as a result of a breach at Equifax's W-2Express website.
An unidentified former employee of the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is the likely perp behind a breach that could lead to a "risk of identity theft."
Tampa International Airport has expedited and expanded an audit of its network security, following the resignation of an IT consultant who was allegedly found to have shared system passwords with unauthorized parties.
A Michigan school district network engineer discovered a security vulnerability affecting the pwnedlist.com service that exposed 866 million account credentials.
After an investigation confirmed that data was exported during a December breach of the DNC voter file system but cleared the Sanders campaign of wrongdoing, the presidential hopeful withdrew a lawsuit it had filed against the DNC.
A computer programmer was charged with purloining the frequent flier accounts of American Airlines customers to treat himself to more than $260,000 worth of global travel and car rentals
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.
SC Magazine Articles
- Some U.S. Bancorp workers' W-2 info exposed in ADP data breach
- Spearphishing attack nets $495K from investment firm
- Updated: Gmail, Yahoo email credentials among millions found on the dark web
- Report: Ransomware feeds off poor endpoint security
- Organizations need formal vendor risk management programs, study