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.
A consolidated class action lawsuit against Sutter Health related to a breach impacting more than 4 million individuals has been dismissed. The decision follows a number of other recent dismissals of similar healthcare data breach suits.
Johns Hopkins Health System has agreed to a $190 million settlement in a privacy violation case that involved a physician using a pen-like camera to secretly photograph female patients. Learn what the organization is doing to prevent other privacy incidents.
The EU Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce pilot is set to coordinate cross-border investigations - across Europe, the United States and beyond - into cybercrime, including payment card fraud, DDoS attacks and malware rings.
An online gang with ties to Romania and Russia has been bypassing two-factor, Android-based authentication systems - used by 34 different banks to authenticate customers - via the sophisticated Operation Emmental cybercrime campaign.
Financial institution and consumer plaintiffs in the class action lawsuits stemming from the December 2013 Target breach have filed a memo arguing against the retailer's request that the discovery process be delayed.
A challenge examiners face in conducting forensic investigations in the cloud is that they don't have access to the servers. That's just one problem the National Institute of Standards and Technology is addressing.
New research shows consumers believe online purchases are more secure than those made at bricks-and-mortar retailers. Researcher Shirley Inscoe of Aite explains why misconceptions about card fraud should be worrisome to banks.
An incident involving hackers posting false "news" on The Wall Street Journal's Facebook page demonstrates again why organizations must ramp up efforts to protect social media accounts to avoid reputational harm.
A former payroll specialist at a Wisconsin healthcare provider has been sentenced to seven years in prison in connection with an ID theft scheme that involved using personal information about employees to make unauthorized money transfers to her bank account.
A Tokyo man has been arrested for his alleged role in a data breach at Benesse Holdings Inc., a Japanese education service provider, which compromised the personally identifiable information of up to 20.7 million customers.