SAN FRANCISCO–Many of the stories about attacks on banks, payment processors and other portions of the financial services system around the world depict these intrusions as highly sophisticated operations conducted by top-level crews. However, the majority of the attacks these companies see aren’t much more advanced than a typical malware attack, experts say. “About two[...]
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French hardware company LaCie announced it sustained a yearlong data breach that could put at risk the information of anyone who’s purchased a product off their website during that time.
A new tool called CyberTab will help businesses estimate the cost of real and potential cyberattacks, and the amount a company could possibly save by investing in preventative measures and technologies.
When attackers broke into the network of the University of Maryland last month, the university’s wasn’t sure how to react. The organization had never had a major security incident before, and this one qualified as major: 310,000 Social Security numbers and other information was gone. And then three weeks later, it happened again. Wallace Loh,[...]
Developers are configuring GUIs as mechanisms for access control and exposing enterprises to privilege escalation and information disclosure vulnerabilities.
Sally Beauty Supply confirmed Monday that an attacker was able to penetrate its system and make off with “fewer than 25,000 records” of its customers’ sensitive banking information.
information about a staggering number of citizens and perhaps as many as 30 million records, may have been divulged by a Vietnamese man who was able to trick credit reporting bureau Experian.
Research this week makes it’s clear that many attackers are still using point of sale malware, namely Dexter and Project Hook, in active attacks.
Social Security numbers are among the more than 300,000 records exposed in a University of Maryland data breach from earlier this week.
New report shows that health care industry intellectual property, payment information, and patient data are poorly protected and, in many cases, already compromised.