Snapachat, the maker of the popular video and photo chat app, has agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that the company misrepresented the supposedly ephemeral nature of the messages users send and failed to take adequate security precautions with the data it collects, leading to a data breach earlier this year that[…]
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Target is accelerating plans to move to a full chip-and-pin system for its branded credit and debit cards.
AOL said its networks were breached and customer information was stolen to send spoofed spam messages. Users are being told to change their passwords.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Apple OSX and iOS patches, the continuing OpenSSL Heartbleed soap opera and the Verizon DBIR report.
Officials at Iowa State University said Tuesday that the personal data of nearly 30,000 alumni, including Social Security numbers, was compromised during a data breach.
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.
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.