As the California Department of Motor Vehicles continues its investigation into a possible breach of its online payments processing system, financial services industry sources explain why a link to recent retailer breaches is unlikely.
An anti-American hacktivist group calling itself Anonymous Ukraine has posted more than 7 million credit card numbers online, but it appears unlikely most of them could be used for fraud, according to the cybersecurity firm Risk Based Security.
The website of Basecamp, which offers a project management tool, was hit with a distributed-denial-of-service attack early on March 24 in what the company describes as an extortion attempt by cybercriminals, the latest sign of a troubling trend.
Retail point-of-sale breaches at Target Corp. and Neiman Marcus have put a spotlight on payment card security and encryption. But achieving true end-to-end encryption isn't easy, says data protection specialist Richard Moulds.
The investigation of the disappearance of Malaysian Flight 370 is raising issues that are very similar to those considered in cybersecurity cases, ranging from the insider threat to deleting data from a computer.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including the University of California San Francisco reporting its third data breach in the last six months involving the theft of computers containing patient information.
The UK Information Commissioner's Office has fined the Kent Police Â£100,000 for leaving behind confidential information, including copies of police interview tapes, in the basement of their former police station.
Speculation surrounding the cause of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 hasn't included the possibility of a cyber-attack. But one cybersecurity expert contends hacking an airliner is feasible.
NATO has confirmed that two if its websites were hit by a distributed-denial-of-service attack on March 15 that caused intermittent site downtime. Ukrainian hacktivists are claiming responsibility for the incident.
Cosmetics supplies retailer Sally Beauty Supply now acknowledges that fewer than 25,000 records containing payment card data were illegally accessed and possibly removed as a result of a network intrusion.
Umpqua Bank is the latest U.S. banking institution to file a class action lawsuit against Target Corp. But what makes this suit stand out from the crowd of litigants? Two attorneys offer their insights.