The federal tally of major health data breaches has grown substantially in recent weeks. Incidents added over the last month provide examples of the variety of risks that healthcare entities continue to battle.
Karl Schimmeck of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association won't discuss reports about the group's alleged backing of the formation of a cyberwar council, but says financial institutions must play a role in protecting critical infrastructure.
A federal judge has denied Target's motion to halt the discovery process in the class action lawsuits filed against the retailer in the wake of its December 2013 data breach. Target has yet to file its planned motions to dismiss most of the claims.
The Massachusetts attorney general has reached a $150,000 HIPAA settlement with a Rhode Island hospital in the wake of a 2012 data breach that affected 14,000 patients, most of whom were from Massachusetts.
A district court in Illinois has dismissed a consolidated class action lawsuit seeking damages from Michaels Stores Inc. for a card breach the arts and crafts retailer suffered starting in 2013. Find out the grounds for the court's dismissal.
eBay faces a class action lawsuit stemming from an early 2014 breach that resulted in 145 million customers having their personal information compromised. The suit contends the breach was the result of the company's "inadequate security."
The website of the European Central Bank has been breached and contact information for event registrants stolen. The breach only came to light when a hacker attempted to obtain a ransom to return stolen data to the bank.
A California court has given final approval for a settlement in a consolidated class action lawsuit against the insurer Health Net related to a 2011 breach that affected about 2 million individuals. Find out the terms of the settlement.
Three Americans and three Russians have been indicted in connection with an alleged $1 million account takeover and money laundering scheme involving more than 1,600 user accounts for StubHub, an entertainment ticket service.
Sources say a yet-to-be-confirmed breach of payment card data linked to transactions at Goodwill Industries could be linked to a point-of-sale vulnerability that may have affected other numerous merchants.
Point-of-sale retail breaches are the rage, but they are just one cyber-crime trend on the mind of RSA researcher Uri Fleyder. What are the malware and mobile threats that organizations should monitor?
The 9/11 Commission, in its 10th anniversary report, cautions Americans and the U.S. government to treat cyberthreats more seriously than they did terrorist threats in the days and weeks before Sept. 11, 2001.