Officials in the U.S. and Europe signed off on a data-protection agreement intended to lay out a process for how PII is safeguarded when exchanged across borders.
Payment card breaches continue to plague retail and online operations here in the United States, while in Europe and many Asian countries the situation is less a concern owing primarily to the use there of chip cards rather than the magnetic stripe technology ingrained into U.S. operations.
Hackers broke into Dow Jones & Co. systems and were able to access information on fewer than 3,500 of the company's current and former subscribers.
In as little as three short months, the SHA-1 internet security standard used for digital signatures and set to be phased out by January 2017, could be broken by motivated hackers, a team of international researchers found, prompting security specialists to call for a ramping up of the migration to SHA-2.
Darren Guccione, CEO and Co-Founder of Keeper Security, stressed that consumers need to up their password complexity and be proactive when it comes to protecting their data, both in and out of the home.
A published report states presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's private email server was probed by several hacking teams from China, Germany and South Korea after she stepped down as secretary of state in 2013.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI) issued a warning yesterday to consumers stating that their newly-issued EMV, or chip, credit card is still vulnerable.
California passed landmark legislation on Thursday imposing new digital privacy protections and guidelines for warrants concerning data collection.
DATA BREACH BLOG
The American Bankers Association (ABA), based in Washington, DC, is notifying more than 6,000 ABA shopping cart users of a breach that exposed their personal information.
A laptop and EMG machine containing personal information were stolen from a Barrington Orthopedic Specialists transport vehicle.
Several individuals posed as health care professionals and used member information to submit false claims to Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ.