President Obama's call for enactment of a national data breach notification law has been widely welcomed by business groups and privacy advocates, but their endorsements come with a big proviso: What's in it? The White House hasn't furnished details.
Hackers released sensitive information from Banque Cantonale de Geneve (BCGE) after the Swiss bank declined to pay attackers' ransom demand. Hacking group Rex Mundi claims it exploited a SQL injection flaw to breach the bank's defenses.
President Obama is proposing a national data breach notification law that would require businesses to notify consumers within 30 days of a breach, replacing the current patchwork of state requirements.
European Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp has temporarily suspended its services after some of its operational wallets were compromised on Jan. 4, resulting in the theft of 19,000 Bitcoins, worth more than $5 million.
As the U.S. Postal Service's investigation into its breach continues to unfold, it's now reporting that certain health information for approximately 485,000 current and former employees was potentially compromised.
As the NCUA Inspector General announces plans to investigate an October breach of sensitive customer data, former NCUA Chairman Michael Fryzel says breach response should be reviewed by all federal banking regulators.
In the wake of a data breach that followed a routine regulatory, a former regulator is asking why the agency failed to disclose the breach sooner, and why it has not accepted more responsibility for its error.
After the complete collapse of network security at Sony Pictures - in the wake of its data breach - it's important that we highlight some of the organization's fundamental security mistakes. Here's a macro view of the lessons we must all learn.
In determining the right time to issue a breach notification, organizations have to carefully weigh the risk of premature notification based on insufficient facts versus tardy notification that can have an impact on their reputation.
A breach notification letter sent by Sony Pictures Entertainment to its employees offers a conclusive look at the amount of personal information, including healthcare data, taken by hackers following a Nov. 24 "wiper" malware attack.
TD Bank has agreed to a second state settlement tied to a data breach involving the loss of two backup tapes that may have exposed information about 260,000 customers. Find out the size of the latest financial penalty.
Lawmakers and their staffs are working behind the scenes to get one or perhaps two pieces of cybersecurity legislation enacted before the 113th Congress adjourns this month. But passage remains a longshot.
Women's apparel retailer Bebe has confirmed a data breach that may have exposed payment card details for a yet-to-be-revealed number of customers. Learn more about the payment processing system attack.