Chinese police have detained four people and punished eight after the personal information of 6 million users was leaked following a data breach of the China Software Developer Network, the country's largest programmers' website.
Researchers say the Ramnit worm, which has defeated two-factor authentication measures used to protect bank online accounts, is now targeting Facebook - a development that should be especially concerning to banking institutions.
New York law enforcement authorities have announced the arrest of a Romanian national and the takedown of an ATM skimming scheme that compromised more than 40 ATMs at HSBC bank branches in Manhattan, Long Island, and Westchester, N.Y.
Save Mart, the Modesto, Calif.-based grocery chain, now confirms that skimming devices are to blame for the data breach believed to have exposed hundreds of consumer accounts to debit and credit card fraud.
When the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania suffered a major security breach a few years back, vulnerabilities in a Web application were to blame. CISO Erik Avakian explains how the state developed a process to correct flaws in application code.
The American Health Information Management Association plans to work with various states next year to move toward more uniform privacy and security requirements that are in synch with federal requirements, says Lynne Thomas Gordon, AHIMA's new CEO.