In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including the exposure of member passwords on the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers website and the sentencing of a former hospital employee for selling patient information.
Banking institutions can expect more cyberattacks, including threats from nation-states, as the U.S. elections draw near. So they must take adequate security steps - and clearly explain them to their customers.
A Twitter posting by an individual claiming to be from the hacktivist collective Anonymous claimed it targeted GoDaddy on Sept. 10, but it wasn't until the following day the company determined its computers were not breached.
An individual claiming to be part of Anonymous, the hacktivist group that has targeted big business and government, seems to have taken aim at small businesses by claiming to have disrupted website host GoDaddy.com.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation denies that one of its agent's laptops was compromised by Anonymous-affiliated hacktivist group Antisec, which claims credit for such a breach. The group says the breach gave it access to 12 million Apple unique device identifier numbers.