Two hotel chains - Millennium and Noble House - are warning that they've suffered point-of-sale malware infections that compromised customers' payment card data. Both say they were alerted to related card fraud by the U.S. Secret Service. Could the breaches be tied to the Oracle MICROS breach?
Hacker attacks added to the HHS Office for Civil Rights "wall of shame" tally of major health data breaches in recent weeks have affected a total of more than 8 million victims. But it's not just hacker attacks that are racking up big breach victim totals.
It is more crucial than ever for companies in the financial industry to better manage risk and keep high-value data safe. In this case study of a regional bank, "Proactively Challenge Cyber Threats in the Financial Industry," you will learn how monitoring the appearance and price trends of specific Bank Identification...
A Florida healthcare provider that treated victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre in June is notifying patients impacted by a breach involving record snooping. The incident spotlights common privacy and security challenges.
Epic Games is warning of another data breach - its second in 13 months - involving several of its forums and affecting about 808,000 accounts. Attackers appear to have exploited a SQL vulnerability in Epic's vBulletin forum software.
Retailer Eddie Bauer is warning customers that their payment card data may have been compromised by point-of-sale malware during a six-month attack. The warning follows HEI Hotels & Resorts disclosing a 15-month malware attack affecting 20 locations.
Police have arrested an employee of U.K.-based accountancy and business software developer Sage Group after a data breach. Meanwhile, a report has emerged that some customers are using its software in an unsecured manner.
If intelligence or law enforcement agencies know that an organization's information systems are being attacked, when should they alert the victim, if at all? What if the victim is a political party? Here's a look at the issues raised by the Democratic National Committee hack investigation.
As data breaches increase in scale and frequency, businesses, banks, hospitals, government sectors and even education institutions must prepare today to ensure an effective, high-quality, and swift response. Consumers, regulators, and the media want a well-orchestrated response launched just days after a data breach,...
The most thorough preparation pre-data breach won't matter if your response team is derailed by emotions like denial, tunnel-vision, fear and anger. Organizations must consider the significant role that human emotions can play during a crisis in order to execute an effective breach response and encourage their team to...
The FBI is investigating the compromise of the DNC and related party organizations. The big question is whether the FBI will be able to definitively attribute the various hacks to Russia. Former special agent Leo Taddeo offers investigatory insights.
The recent cyberattack on Banner Health Care, which may have compromised information on as many as 3.7 million individuals, appears to be the largest healthcare data breach reported so far in 2016 - a year that's already seen a string of disturbing hacker attacks. Here's an overview of recent cyberattack trends.