Data security breaches
- October 19, 2018
News roundup: The Facebook hack was the work of spammers, according to The Wall Street Journal. Plus, 35 million voter records are for sale on the dark web, and more.
- October 02, 2018
Facebook's GDPR consequences are still up in the air following a data breach, as Irish regulators are waiting on more information before determining if the social network will face a fine.
- September 21, 2018
A State Department data breach involving the agency's unclassified email system may have been due to a lack of multi-factor authentication, according to one expert.
- September 20, 2018
Experts question the security audit and government agency vetting that took place before the GovPayNow leak, which affected 14 million customer records dating back six years.
- September 14, 2018
The Government Accountability Office investigated the Equifax data breach, but the GAO's report leaves out several important points about the infamous incident.
- September 14, 2018
News roundup: The British Airways data breach may be the handiwork of hacking group Magecart, according to researchers. Plus, hacker Guccifer will be extradited to U.S., and more.
- September 12, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the Government Accountability Office's report on the Equifax breach and the questions it raises.
- August 31, 2018
News roundup: A new Apache Struts vulnerability was exploited in the wild mere days after it was patched. Plus, Facebook removes app over privacy concerns and more.
- 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.