Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo had already issued guidance to help licensed financial institutions act to protect consumers affected by the Equifax breach.
In the wake of a massive Equifax breach that left sensitive information on 143 million consumers at risk, a bill introduced Friday by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, would give consumers more control over their credit and personal data and help prevent future incidents.
The company, which didn't provide any information on the two executives, is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and faces at least two House committee probes.
The OurMine hacking collective broke into the servers of music video hosting service Vevo and posted approximately 3.12 terabytes of stolen documents, in an unusually aggressive attack by the group.
Kromtech Security Center researchers discovered an unsecured U.S. voter database was exposed to the public internet due to a misconfiguration of CouchDB instance.
The Alaska Office of Children's Services (OCS) filed an HIPPA breach notification that states two of its computers may have been breached possibly affecting 500 individuals.
The Singapore division of life insurance firm AXA Insurance has reportedly suffered a data breach, after hackers stole roughly 5,400 customers' personal information from its Health Portal.
Almost 29 million user accounts registered with Taringa!, a Reddit-like social network for Latin American users, was stolen last month in a major data breach.
More than 19,000 patient records were exposed during a ransomware attack on Medical Oncology Hematology Consultants, PA that took place in June.
A person is claiming to have exploited the recent Instagram API breach to scrape the personal data of 6 million users is reportedly selling the data in a searchable website for $10 per query.
A survey of more than 400 U.K. IT professionals in the U.K. pharmaceutical business found many do not report data breaches, in many cases because they do not know how.
Instagram confirmed it was hit by a cyberattack targeting several high profile celebrities.
As technology improves and merges malware with artificial intelligence, timeless methods such as covering ones mouth may become more important than ever.
PCI DSS compliance doesn't guarantee security, but half of PCI certified companies aren't compliant which does indicate vulnerability to cyber-attack. "It's not a project, it's a programme - something you need to maintain."
Almost 9,000 patients of Silver Cross hospital, outside of Chicago, possibly had their data exposed due to an error made by a third-party vendor.
Today second hand games and electronics store CeX reported that it had been the victim of a massive data breach, issuing a statement to customers saying, "We have recently been subject to an online security breach."
Grey hat hackers pranked soccer fans by hacking the Real Madrid Twitter accounts and posting tweets announcing the signing of rival Lionel Messi.
A few weeks before the season finale of popular HBO series "Game of Thrones" Proofpoint researchers spotted a Chinese advance persistent threat (APT) group looking to lure fans with leaked episodes.
A Russian-born Canadian citizen pled not guilty after being accused for playing a role in the 2014 Yahoo hack which compromised the information of nearly 500 million users.
Uber has agreed to the Federal Trade Commission that it will undergo 20 years of privacy audits after the agency said the firm "failed consumers."
The Daniel Drake Center (DDC) for Post-Acute Care, which is part of the University of California's health system, reported patient information was accessed and viewed by an unauthorized employee over a two-year period.
The threat actors who two weeks ago targeted Mandiant are now claiming to have leaked FireEye documents in a second leak.
HBO is refusing to comment on the latest programming dump that included upcoming episodes of Larry David's Curb Your Enthusiasm, Ballers, Insecure and The Deuce.