Data security breaches
- September 08, 2017
A massive Equifax breach, which was discovered in July, exposed the personal information, including names, birth dates and Social Security numbers, of 143 million Americans.
- August 17, 2017
Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk said the NotPetya ransomware attacks severely damaged business processes and the impact has been estimated at as much as $300 million in lost revenue.
- July 28, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the series of enterprise data leaks through misconfigured Amazon S3 buckets and what should be done about them.
- July 18, 2017
Dow Jones becomes the latest organization to be affected by an AWS cloud data leakage due to misconfiguration and user error.
- May 26, 2017
News roundup: The Target settlement following the 2013 data beach requires the company to adopt a stronger security program. Plus, experts knock the FCC's DDoS claim, and more.
- March 21, 2017
FBI Director James Comey confirmed the bureau is investigating the Trump campaign's ties to the Russian government and election cyberattacks such as the DNC breach.
- March 03, 2017
Cloudflare security researchers continue investigations as CEO calms fears over potential exposure of sensitive personal data by the Cloudbleed bug, though doubts remain.
- March 02, 2017
A new SEC filing details who knew about the major Yahoo security breach in 2014, but experts are confused by the repercussions of the announcement.
- February 24, 2017
The Cloudflare bug in CDN is fixed after causing sensitive customer data to leak. Google Project Zero discovered the flaw, and users were warned to change passwords.
- December 22, 2016
Yahoo breach data from 1 billion users was sold to multiple groups on the deep web and questionable breach reporting kept Yahoo from informing users for months.
- December 15, 2016
A second Yahoo breach was disclosed, with more than 1 billion accounts compromised and users left at risk of further attacks for three years.
- November 21, 2016
In its first move following the Blue Coat Systems merger, Symantec agreed to acquire identity protection firm LifeLock for $2.3 billion to bolster its consumer security business.
- November 15, 2016
Experts debated various aspects of password security in the aftermath of the FriendFinder Network breach, which left 400 million user accounts exposed.
- November 11, 2016
Adobe agreed to pay several states a total of $1 million and agreed to new compliance measures as part of a settlement over the company's 2013 data breach.
- September 29, 2016
The Yahoo breach was the largest in history and the fallout is widespread, including a lawsuit, possible SEC investigation and questions about Yahoo's breach detection and response.