Weak or default credentials, poor configurations and a lack of patching are common denominators in most data breaches, according to the 2014 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report.
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The 2014 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report reveals that point-of-sale intrusions are down, Web applications attacks are up, and DDoS and cyberespionage attacks merit watching.
The arts and crafts retail chain Michaels confirmed yesterday that most of its U.S. stores were breached for eight months and that the payment card information of nearly 3 million of its customers may have been compromised.
Financial services organizations must contend with not only advanced hackers, but also common malware attacks, panelists said at the Kaspersky Lab Cyber Security Summit.
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.