The massive Home Depot data breach disclosed earlier this fall involved the theft of 56 million credit and debit card numbers, and now the company has revealed that the incident so far has cost it $43 million. The costs are the result of both the investigation into the data breach as well as the recovery[…]
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Most targeted attacks exploit privileged account access according to a new report commissioned by the security firm CyberArk.
Retail trade groups are urging Congress to pass a law that would enforce data breach notification rules uniformly across industries without exemption.
The United States Postal Service is continuing its investigation into how a cyber attack at the agency managed to compromise both employees and customers earlier this year.
The office supply chain Staples is reportedly looking into a payment data card breach, potentially making it the latest in a long line of retail establishments to suffer a compromise over the last year.
Facebook announced that it has developed a tool that combs through paste sites where stolen credentials are posted looking for Facebook passwords. Users are then notified and must do a password reset.
Discount department store Kmart acknowledged on Friday that it fell victim to a “payment security incident” for most of September and some of October.
Close to 400 Dairy Queen locations were breached this summer and the company has pinned the blame on hackers using the Backoff point-of-sale malware.
AT&T is warning consumers about a data breach involving an insider who illegally accessed the personal information of an unspecified number of users.
A securities filing on Thursday revealed that up to 76 million households and seven million small businesses, far more than initially thought, were implicated in the cyber attack that hit JPMorgan Chase over the summer.