Retail trade groups are urging Congress to pass a law that would enforce data breach notification rules uniformly across industries without exemption.
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Researchers have identified a group that’s been operating in Asia for at least seven years and has been using hotel networks as key infection points to target top executives at companies in manufacturing, defense, investment capital, private equity, automotive and other industries.
Home Depot revealed that hackers used credentials stolen from a third-party vendor to steal 53 million email addresses in addition to 56 million payment card numbers.
Researchers at Palo Alto Networks discovered a new family of Mac OS X malware that was capable of also infecting iOS devices. The command infrastructure supporting WireLurker has been shut down.
Researchers have developed malware called AirHopper that decodes radio frequencies emitted from a computer monitor, video card or cable, in order to steal data from an air-gapped machine.
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.
Discount department store Kmart acknowledged on Friday that it fell victim to a “payment security incident” for most of September and some of October.
Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos confirmed that three servers had been infected with malware by hackers looking for machines vulnerable to Shellshock.
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.
Travel website Viator.com is in the middle of notifying approximately 1.4 million of its customers that their personal information – payment card data included – may have been compromised.