New details about attacks aimed at compromising card data from Global Payments, Heartland and others were revealed last week when federal authorities unsealed indictments against five alleged cyber-criminals.
Proposed breach notification legislation before Australia's parliament hopes to curb the disclosure of information to other countries. Privacy lawyer FranÃ§oise Gilbert explains the provision's significance.
How were four Russians and a Ukrainian allegedly able to steal more than 160 million payment card numbers from corporate networks over seven years? An indictment announced by U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman provides details.
Harbor Freight Tools, a 400-store retail chain, is reporting a cyber-attack against its payment processing system. The breach is the latest involving compromised merchant processing systems that one security analyst says proves payments systems are "fundamentally insecure."
The National Security Agency is piloting a new program, as a result of the Edward Snowden incident, in which systems administrators with top-secret clearance can access certain secret documents only with the approval of another colleague.
Sony Entertainment Network will withdraw its appeal of a Â£250,000 fine - that's nearly $390,000 - for not taking appropriate steps to safeguard customers' personal information when hackers attacked its PlayStation Network in April 2011.