Data security breaches
- 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.
- September 03, 2015
The contract for identity theft and credit protection services for OPM breach victims has been awarded, but protection notifications will not be going out to OPM victims until later this month.
- September 01, 2015
Why no one should have been surprised by the massive government Office of Personnel Management data hack.
- August 13, 2015
Bitdefender suffered a data breach in which a hacker stole a small number of unencrypted usernames and passwords for active customers. The hacker then demanded $15,000 in ransom.
- August 12, 2015
The Darkhotel advanced persistent threat group used an Adobe Flash zero-day vulnerability from the Hacking Team data leak, according to Kaspersky research.
- August 07, 2015
News roundup: ICANN confirmed its members' credentials were stolen Wednesday, forcing the nonprofit to enforce a site-wide password reset. Plus: VPN provider being used for APTs; Thunderstrike strikes again; Windows 10 security in its first week.
- July 29, 2015
Sources claim the same Chinese hackers are behind the attacks on United Airlines, Anthem Health Services and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
- July 27, 2015
The U.S. Census Bureau admits that it was attacked and had data exfiltrated from its systems. One expert says this latest government data breach is another example that federal systems are not safe from attack.