In addition to 56 million payment cards being compromised in the Home Depot data breach, approximately 53 million e-mail addresses also were stolen, the retailer reported in an investigation update on Nov. 6.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., the presumptive chairman of the Senate committee with government IT security oversight, hasn't immersed himself heavily in cybersecurity issues during his 4-year Senate tenure.
Nearly three years after his indictment, the alleged kingpin of an Estonian gang that infected 4 million PCs in more than 100 countries with malware, generating an estimated $14 million in fraudulent online ad revenue, has been extradited to the U.S.
JPMorgan Chase in September confirmed that it was the victim of a cyber-attack that compromised customer information. This infographic provides an overview of what we know so far and what questions remain unanswered.
The debate between leading retail and banking associations over accountability for card fraud has heated up in recent weeks. One retail group now says claims about merchant security and fraud liability have been misstated.
The breach of an unclassified White House IT network unveiled last week is disturbing, although not surprising. But the way the Obama administration is informing Congress - and the public - about the cyber-attack is equally unsettling.
A Danish court convicted the co-founder of the notorious file-sharing website, The Pirate Bay, of computer hacking and sentenced him to serve three-and-a-half years in prison. The case had nothing to do with file-sharing.
A settlement finalized this past week in a class action lawsuit filed in 1997 against Tenet Healthcare for a privacy breach involving thousands of patients' paper records offers important lessons for healthcare providers today.
Hackers launched a successful phishing attack against Fidelity National Financial employees, then used the stolen information to attempt to reroute money transfers, the title insurance and mortgage services firm warns.
In this post-Target era of "It's not a matter of if, but when," how prepared is your organization for a data breach? Michael Buratowski of General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions offers tips for breach planning and response.
The developer of CurrentC, a mobile wallet application, has confirmed a breach at its e-mail provider, which has resulted in the compromise of e-mail addresses for those participating in a pilot program or who requested information about it.