CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield announced this week that hackers broke into one of its databases and made off with a variety of sensitive customer information.
Researchers from Cambridge University uncovered weaknesses in the Android Factory Reset feature that puts improperly sanitized data at risk.
Researchers at Purdue University have developed a scheme that protects stolen passwords from offline cracking.
The internet-cable-television provider Charter Communications recently fixed an issue with its website that was inadvertently leaking the information of tens of thousands of its customers.
Experts point out that the proposed Wassenaar rules in the U.S. leave unanswered questions regarding exploit development and the use of commercial penetration testing tools.