More malware attacks fueled by Citadel and Reveton are getting attention from federal authorities, which say banking institutions and consumers should be on high alert. What can institutions do to mitigate emerging malware risks?
Heartland Payment Systems, which suffered a massive breach in 2009, is working to enhance POS security at the merchant level. What steps is this processor taking, and what role would it like to see card-issuing banks play?
Two men have been sentenced for defrauding accountholders whose debit cards were compromised in the Michaels point-of-sale breach that hit stores in 20 states. What was their role in an elaborate fraud scheme affecting nearly 100,000 accounts?
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a stolen, unencrypted hospital laptop and an Australian phone provider leaking information on hundreds of thousands of customers.
Some organizations are focusing so much attention on the bring-your-own-device trend and on implementing a mobile device management system that they're neglecting mobile app security issues, says security expert Jeff Williams.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York is notifying 880 patients that some of their personal information may have been exposed when it was inadvertently embedded in PowerPoint charts posted on two websites.
If you'd like to avoid being subjected to a federally mandated biennial data security audit for the next 20 years, you might want to make sure no one in your organization is using peer-to-peer networks.