Malware capable of infecting point-of-sale devices once was a novelty, but it’s quickly becoming more common. Researchers at Arbor Networks have unearthed a new strain of PoS malware called Soraya that can scrape memory and has the ability to intercept information sent from Web forms, a specialty of the Zeus malware family. Soraya also has[…]
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Monsanto has disclosed a data breach that involved the personal information of customers and employees of its Precision Planting subsidiary.
San Diego State University has notified some of its current and former enrollees that some of their personal information may have been accessed by unauthorized users.
Streaming music service Spotify reported a breach of its systems and data, and said updates will be limited to only its Android application.
eBay did not enjoy its finest hour responding to and communicating about a breach of its password database.
eBay will ask customers to change their passwords today because of an attack that breached a server containing encrypted passwords and other information.
For all that gets written about how poorly organizations have responded to data breaches as of late, believe it or not, one new study has deduced that companies are getting better.
From the beginning of the cybercrime epidemic, retailers have been among the most frequent targets, and the last year has seen some of the larger compromises in history. The Target data breach is at the top of that list, involving more than 100 million customers, and after years of increasingly serious compromises the retail industry[…]
Link-shortening service Bitly announced that it’s ramping up its development of two-factor authentication following a compromise that leaked user information on Thursday.
Link shortening service Bitly informed its users that it believes user credentials – passwords, API keys and OAuth tokens – have been compromised.