Data security breaches
- July 31, 2018
A Yale University data breach from 2008 was only just discovered, and the school has released details on the compromised information, including Social Security numbers.
- July 27, 2018
News roundup: A LifeLock vulnerability exposed the email addresses of millions of customers. Plus, Amazon's Rekognition misidentified 28 members of Congress as criminals, and more.
- July 26, 2018
The Ponemon Institute's '2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study' details a rise in data breaches with a look at mega breaches and why U.S. companies experience the greatest loss.
- May 17, 2018
Following news that it provides near real-time location data to law enforcement without warrants, a Securus hack exposed information on those law enforcement customers.
- April 20, 2018
News roundup: A misconfigured Amazon S3 bucket led to the exposure of 48 million records collected by a private data analytics firm. Plus, PCI SSC updated its cloud guidelines, and more.
- April 17, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the '2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report' and its findings about ransomware, phishing and more.
- March 16, 2018
News roundup: A CIO has been charged with insider trading after the Equifax data breach. Plus, Trump blocked Broadcom's acquisition of Qualcomm, and more.
- March 06, 2018
The massive Equifax data breach affected even more people. The startling total is now 147.9 million U.S. consumers who had their information stolen by hackers.
- February 21, 2018
Cloud security vendor RedLock discovered threat actors had gained access to several enterprise cloud environments, including Tesla's, and used them for cryptojacking schemes.
- February 14, 2018
The Equifax breach compromised even more consumer data, including tax identification numbers, than originally reported. But the credit rating agency didn't disclose the update.
- January 12, 2018
News roundup: The hacking group called Fancy Bears claims to have hacked the Olympics again. Plus, a former NSA contractor pleads guilty to stealing government data, and more.
- January 05, 2018
News roundup: A DHS data breach exposed PII of 250,000 federal employees, as well as investigative data from 2002 to 2014. Plus, a new bill aims to nix paperless voting, and more.
- December 28, 2017
Data breach fatigue should be put on hold after the Equifax data breach and Uber hack taught us painful lessons about enterprise security shortcomings.
- December 22, 2017
News roundup: Cryptocurrency exchanges are folding because of targeted cyberattacks. Plus, five hackers were arrested in connection with international ransomware attacks, and more.
- December 15, 2017
News roundup: Data breach information is kept from customers 50% of the time, according to a report. Plus, the FBI director continues to preach against encryption, and more.