The loose collective of hacktivists known as Anonymous is taking aim at the 2014 World Cup, waging attacks that are making government websites in Brazil, as well as the sites of corporate sponsors of the event, inaccessible.
Although restaurant chain P.F. Chang's has not yet confirmed a breach, several researchers say they believe the chain suffered a malware attack similar to those that compromised Target, Neiman Marcus and Sally Beauty.
In recent days, three companies experienced distributed-denial-of-service attacks that resulted in significant website downtime. Find out how the organizations are mitigating the impact of the cyber-attacks.
A second economic espionage campaign has been tied to a Chinese military hacking team. But does that attribution help businesses, or just highlight security firms battling for government cybersecurity spending?
A call center worker at the Connecticut health insurance exchange loses a backpack containing notepads containing sensitive consumer information. Investigators want to know why the paper-based information left the building.
Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus is searching for its first CISO following the company's major data breach last year. Security experts weigh in on the attributes of ideal candidates and offer advice for how they should tackle the job.
In the wake of the Heartbleed flaw, a researcher finds new weaknesses in OpenSSL that could be exploited to launch man-in-the-middle attacks, distributed-denial-of-service attacks and remote-code execution on millions of sites.
Although breach prevention may be on the minds of more CEOs and boards of directors in the wake of recent incidents, getting their buy-in for funding still requires educating them on the risks that could have an impact on the business.