Data security breaches
- May 13, 2016
Roundup: Google experiences an insider data breach, but the data leakage is cleaned up by a conscientious benefits manager. Plus, the FDIC reports five 'major' incidents, and more.
- May 12, 2016
The new Privacy Shield framework for transatlantic data flows faces challenges from Article 29 Working Party criticism, as well as U.S. changes to Rule 41 for computer searches.
- May 11, 2016
Representatives in Congress have received a ransomware warning following an increased number of attacks perpetrated via phishing schemes.
- April 26, 2016
The 2016 Verizon DBIR skimps on data breach analysis and instead focuses on common issues, such as phishing, vulnerability management and access controls, which are still befuddling IT pros.
- March 29, 2016
Krebs on Security reports 1.5 million customer contact records were swiped from Verizon Enterprise Solutions and offered for sale on Dark Web; customers are at risk for phishing attacks.
- March 11, 2016
News roundup: DROWN attack affects millions of servers with an SSLv2 vulnerability; the Home Depot breach lawsuit settlement is pending; and Chinese smartphone-maker ZTE is sanctioned.
- February 05, 2016
Roundup: A new report may explain China's cyber targeting of health insurers. Plus, malware activity shows a big rise at year-end; more software vulnerabilities were reported.
- December 29, 2015
A mysterious voter database containing 191 million voter registration records found last week was online for over a week, with few clues as to who is responsible.
- December 04, 2015
News roundup: Chinese hacking activity drops in advance of US-China cyber talks, Australia blames China for major breach, mature malware, National Security Letter unveiled, and more.
- December 04, 2015
Hackers arrested by the Chinese government are allegedly the criminals behind the OPM breach, but experts want more evidence before trusting China.
- October 09, 2015
News roundup: The EU Court has invalidated the Safe Harbor agreement, leaving companies scrambling to deal with overseas data transfers securely. Plus: SHA-1 collision attack; NIST email security initiatives; worry over cyberthreats.
- September 25, 2015
News roundup: More fingerprint records were stolen during the OPM breach than originally reported. Plus: the $1 million iOS bounty; DHS CISO calls for harsher phishing policies; Safe Harbor in hot water.
- September 22, 2015
An internal report on Target's breach, obtained by security reporter Brian Krebs, shows the retailer suffered from major security flaws.
- September 17, 2015
There is a growing concern for cyberespionage in U.S. after a financially motivated hacker group stole inside information to make millions from insider trading schemes.
- September 11, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy became the latest government cyberattack victim after a report disclosed the agency had suffered more than 1,000 cyberattacks in a four-year span.