Browsing Category: Social Engineering

[img_assist|nid=2580|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=152|height=52]Heartland Payment Systems on Jan. 8 announced that it has agreed to pay up to $60 million to Visa to cover losses to credit and debit cardholders affected by the massive data breach Heartland suffered in 2008. Read the full article. [eWEEK]

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[img_assist|nid=2546|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]On January 1, 2010, two important state data security and privacy laws
took effect in Nevada and New Hampshire that create new
obligations for most companies that do business in Nevada and for
health care providers and business associates in New Hampshire. Read the full article. [Hunton & Williams Law Blog]

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[img_assist|nid=2531|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Banks, military contractors and software companies, along with federal
agencies, are looking for “cyber ninjas” to fend off a sophisticated
array of hackers, from criminals stealing credit card numbers to
potential military adversaries. Read the full article. [NY Times]

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[img_assist|nid=2530|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]The FBI is investigating the theft of nearly a half million dollars
from tiny Duanesburg Central School District in upstate New York, after
cyber thieves tried to loot roughly $3.8 million from district online
bank accounts last month. Read the full article. [KrebsonSecurity]

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