Eight class action lawsuits filed in the wake of a 2011 data breach involving TRICARE, the military health program, and affecting nearly 5 million individuals have been consolidated into one case that will be handled by the U.S District Court in Washington, D.C.
A new guide has been released by the Information Commissioner's Office to help small and mid-sized businesses improve their IT security. Which threats should most concern them, and how can they use the guide?
British Columbia Institute of Technology has notified students, faculty and staff that a computer server containing personal medical information of 12,680 individuals was accessed by an unauthorized party.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a stolen, unencrypted hospital laptop and an Australian phone provider leaking information on hundreds of thousands of customers.
A U.S. appeals court reversed a lower court's ruling in the ACH/wire fraud dispute between PATCO Construction Inc. and the former Ocean Bank, now People's United. What is next in this high-profile case?
Learning how alleged fraudsters hacked systems and traded in stolen credit- and debit-card numbers can help organizations take steps to protect their customers' and stakeholders' sensitive information.
The story on how the FBI built its case against Jarand Moen Romtveit in an international carding sting gives IT security practitioners valuable insights on how one individual works in the murky world of hacking.
In what is being called "the largest coordinated international law enforcement action in history directed at carding crimes," 24 suspects have been arrested in a fraud scheme likely involving more than 400,000 accounts.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a phishing e-mail affecting U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission employees and a cruise line accidentally e-mailing sensitive passenger information.