A data breach in South Korea appears to have impacted as many 27 million citizens, up to 70 percent of the nation’s population.
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UPS reported this week that 51 of its stores suffered a “broad-based malware intrusion” earlier this spring.
Hackers involved in the Community Health Systems data breach used a Heartbleed exploit to access the provider’s network and steal 4.5 million patient records, said security firm TrustedSec.
The Community Health Systems data breach has been tied to a Chinese APT gang that has branched out to medical espionage, stealing patient data in an effort to target intelligence on medical device development.
Albertsons and SUPERVALUE, the second and third largest grocery store chains in the U.S., yesterday announced that customer payment information was exposed a month-long data breach earlier this summer.
Dan Geer’s Black Hat 2014 keynote featured 10 proposals to address shortcomings in security, in the context of government surveillance and eroding privacy.
A new breed of point-of-sale malware has been found in several recent attacks, and experts say that the tool, known as Backoff, has extensive data stealing and exfiltration capabilities, including keylogging, memory scraping and injection into running processes.
The botnet particularly targeted poorly implemented remote desktop protocol setups that were storing payment card information.
A popular point of sale vendor may have suffered a data breach earlier this year that could affect the customers of a handful of restaurants.
AT&T has notified some of its mobile customers that employees of one of its contractors accessed some customer information, including birth dates and Social Security numbers, in an effort to generate codes that could be used to unlock devices. The company did not specify how many customers were affected by the breach, and it doesn’t appear[…]