Data Breaches News
Growing Security Firm Takes On Batman, Sneakers Personas
1:15 PM EST Fri. Jun. 14, 2013
Stach and Liu, now called Bishop Fox, is one of a number of penetration testing and application services firms seeing its enterprise security business grow significantly in recent years.
Eight Charged In 'Modern-Day Bank Robberies' Across U.S.
11:55 AM EST Thu. Jun. 13, 2013
Accounts at more than a dozen banks and credit card processors were infiltrated in an attack campaign that dates back to 2011 and attempted to steal at least $15 million from U.S. customers.
Zeus Malware Configured To Recruit Money Mules In Credit Card Theft
11:14 AM EST Thu. Jun. 13, 2013
Attackers abroad infect victims with malware and then attempt to recruit them by injecting advertisements for quick cash into employment web pages.
Former Joint Chiefs Chairman Calls NSA Leak A 'Huge Breach'
1:28 PM EST Tue. Jun. 11, 2013
Retired U.S. Navy Admiral Mike Mullen told attendees at the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit that the NSA leak could lead to tighter restrictions on Internet security.
Channel Beat: Cisco's Bold 'Internet Of Everything' Vision
12:20 PM EST Fri. Jun. 07, 2013
This week's recap also looks at new details for Microsoft's Windows 8.1 update as well as scary findings from a new data breach study.
Data Breach Costs: 10 Ways You're Making It Worse
12:10 PM EST Fri. Jun. 07, 2013
A little planning and avoiding these 10 costly missteps can help mitigate the impact of a data security breach, according to the Ponemon Institute's latest research.
US Tops Charts For Most Costly Data Breaches: Study
5:27 PM EST Wed. Jun. 05, 2013
Malicious attacks were behind the most costly breaches, according to a Ponemon Institute study of 277 companies that experienced a data breach in the last year.
Password Pilfering: Amazon, Twitter, Evernote Take On The Identity Crisis
12:50 PM EST Fri. May. 31, 2013
Amazon rolls out support for federated identities and Twitter and Evernote go with two-factor authentication following a string of password data breaches and security incidents.
5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week
11:55 AM EST Fri. May. 31, 2013
For the week ending May 31, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.
Drupal.org Gets Hit With Data Breach, Resets Passwords
11:05 AM EST Thu. May. 30, 2013
Drupal, a popular content management system that serves as a platform for hundreds of thousands of blogs and websites, discovers malware on its servers.
Mandiant: Report Sending Chinese Cyberattackers Back To The Drawing Board?
11:20 AM EST Thu. May. 23, 2013
Mandiant's report, which provided thousands of infection and attack indicators, has significantly impacted the Chinese cyberspionage campaign and possibly forced the group to turn to alternative methods.
Dimension Data Cloud Chief: Cloud Platform Providers Must Fight Fraud, Cybercrime
1:51 PM EST Fri. May. 17, 2013
Some cloud providers fail to address account fraud and realize the extent of the cybercrime problem, said John Rowell, formerly chief technology officer at cloud provider OpSource, and now leads global research and development, and service operations in Dimension Data's Cloud Solutions Business Unit.
Dimension Data CEO Lays Out $12 Billion Plan
7:24 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
CEO Brett Dawson says the global systems integration giant is doubling down on providing its own Dimension Data-branded cloud-computing services offerings.
Cybercriminals Put More Muscle Behind Travnet Botnet
9:36 AM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
An analysis of Travnet finds that the attackers are actively bolstering its infrastructure. The botnet is believed to be behind recent targeted cyberespionage attacks.
Former DuPont Security Chief: Safeguarding Data Is A Daily Struggle
10:25 AM EST Mon. May. 13, 2013
Many companies fail at data discovery and classification because they leave it up to an IT team to undertake the project, says Larry Brock. The business owner needs takes accountability for the crown jewels.
The 8 Steps Behind The Massive $45M Cyber Bank Heist
4:08 PM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
More than $45 million was stolen from banks in the U.S. and 19 other countries in a scheme that law enforcement is calling an international conspiracy to drain millions from bank accounts using stolen debit cards and PIN numbers. Here's how they did it.
Name Of The Game: Top 10 States For Identity Theft
12:00 PM EST Wed. May. 08, 2013
A Federal Trade Commission report provides statistics on identity theft and fraud complaints in 2012. Learn which state has the dubious distinction of having the most victims.
Chinese Attackers Infiltrate Defense Contractor, Steal Sensitive Military Technology
12:14 PM EST Fri. May. 03, 2013
The QinetiQ attackers were persistent, remaining on the systems at one point for 251 days, accessing more than 150 computers and stealing 20 GB of data before they were detected, according to reports.
The Top 5 Causes Of Corporate Data Breaches (Video)
2:30 PM EST Thu. May. 02, 2013
Verizon's new security report explains how businesses can avoid and minimize the risk of major data breaches.
5 Ways To Avoid A Stolen Password Pitfall
1:00 PM EST Thu. May. 02, 2013
Avoiding having your email or Facebook account hijacked or bank account drained takes a little work, but following these steps can greatly reduce the risk.
WhiteHat: Almost All Websites Have One Serious Coding Error
12:22 PM EST Thu. May. 02, 2013
WhiteHat's latest report analyzes data from websites at more than 650 organizations that are monitored by the firm's Sentinel application security platform.
Breach Stats Prompt Need For Vulnerability, Configuration Assessment: Report
7:40 PM EST Wed. May. 01, 2013
Enterprises need to focus on vulnerability and configuration weaknesses that are consistently being targeted by attackers, according to security experts.
New Amazon Blog Tackles Web Services Security Concerns
11:38 AM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
Amazon Web Services' security has been under scrutiny after a new study finds the complexity of managing Amazon S3 opens up security weaknesses that potentially expose confidential data.
DDoS Attacks Behind Unauthorized Wire Transfers, ACH Fraud: Report
5:47 PM EST Mon. Apr. 29, 2013
Security researchers at Dell SecureWorks have found that short-lived DDoS attacks against banks could be a precursor to an unauthorized wire transfer.
LivingSocial Data Breach Affects Millions
10:05 AM EST Mon. Apr. 29, 2013
LivingSocial, which localizes daily deals, events, restaurant listings and merchandise, revealed a data security breach late Friday, informing at least 50 million users that some customer data was accessed.
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