A recent string of alarming incidents highlights glaring shortcomings in the security of the nation's critical infrastructure.
One day after releasing version 9 of its Firefox web browser, Mozilla on Wednesday issued Firefox 9.0.1 to address an issue that caused Windows, Mac and Linux users' browsers to crash.
The feature, which is currently available for users in the U.S. Canada, India, and the Philippines, requires a second form of verification beyond a password for any "suspicious" login attempt.
Spam volume dropped dramatically from 379 billion messages daily in August 2010 to 124 billion this November, according to Cisco, as crooks opted for more pinpointed attacks that could fly under the radar.
The defendants were part of a coordinated operation that resulted in the theft of more than $2 million from JP Morgan Chase Bank, TD Bank, Citibank, Discover and American Express.
- Hackers steal 200,000 card numbers from wholesaler
- VCU server hacked to compromise personal data of 175K
- Personal data of nine million Israelis posted online
- Delaware pediatric health facility loses data on 1.6 million
- Sensitive University of Georgia employee data posted online
- Hackers compromise Wisconsin arcade supplier's credit card systems
- Ontario hospital employee accesses PHI
- Programming vulnerability exposes retiree data
- Hackers break into sensitive Purdue University server
- College server infected, possibly to steal research data
- Seattle hospital data exposed online
- Thousands of Ontario cancer test results may be lost in the mail
- Computer theft impacts 400K S. Carolina patients
- Morgan Stanley client data goes missing
- Colorado agency loses medical aid applicants' data