A point-of-sale-software vulnerability is to blame for a malware attack that exposed hundreds of debit and credit accounts in one southeastern city, a card issuer says. The attack highlights increasing POS risks.
In the aftermath of a massive health data breach last year and a smaller incident this year, the state of Utah is taking a number of steps, including creating a data security office within the health department.
Kaspersky Lab has identified a new spear-phishing attack involving a Trojan designed to target Android devices. Researcher Kurt Baumgartner says organizations need to be prepared for more mobile malware attacks.
The Army inspector general took to task the Army chief information officer, Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence, for not assuring that thousands of commercially acquired smart phones and tablets were properly secured.
American Express confirms it was hit this week by a distributed-denial-of-service attack. The hacktivist group that has targeted banks in recent months claims credit for this latest high-profile attack.