Articles by Jeff Goldman 

Scottrade Acknowledges Two-Year-Old Data Breach

Approximately 4.6 million customers are affected.

Experian Data Breach Exposes 15 Million T-Mobile Customers' and Applicants' Personal Info

Names, addresses and birthdates were exposed, along with encrypted Social Security numbers, and/or driver's license or passport numbers.

84 Percent of IT Pros Have Moderate to No Confidence in Ability to Secure Files

Fully 80 percent of organizations have experienced file data leakage incidents, according to an Enterprise Management Associates survey.

Thousands of Critical Medical Devices Exposed Online

'These devices are getting owned repeatedly,' security researcher Mark Collao said.

Trump Hotels Confirms Credit Card Breach

Customers who used credit or debit cards at the Trump International Hotel & Tower Las Vegas between May 19, 2014 and June 2, 2015 may be affected.

Hilton Hotels Hacked

It's not yet clear which locations may be affected by the breach, which could date back as far as November 2014.

Apple Watch Security Risks (and Benefits)

With the Apple Watch, as with smartphones before it, security pros need to proactively prepare for the mobile device's entry into the workplace.

38 Percent of IT Security Pros Don't Participate in Their Own BYOD Programs

And 28 percent of enterprises do nothing at all about mobile security, a recent Bitglass survey found.

87 Percent of Business, IT Pros Expect Mobile Payments Breaches to Grow

But 42 percent have used mobile payments this year regardless of the risks, a recent ISACA survey found.

OPM Breach Exposed 5.6 Million People's Fingerprints

The new disclosure is a result of the government's ongoing effort to determine what data was impacted by the breach.

Former CVS Employee Steals Molina Healthcare Members' PHI

'This may put you at risk for identity theft,' Molina Healthcare told those affected.

Millions Infected by Malware in Apple App Store

The malware is capable of launching phishing attacks and stealing data from the user's clipboard.

Thefts of Unencrypted Laptops Expose 7,000 Patients' Medical Data

The information potentially exposed includes names, birthdates, Social Security numbers and treatment information.

Kremlin Hit by Cyber Attacks

'The defense system worked, even though it was not easy,' Vladimir Putin's press secretary said.

Judge Certifies Banks' Class Action Lawsuit Against Target

Target spokeswoman Molly Snyder said the company is 'disappointed' in the ruling.

Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Theft of 160 Million Credit Card Numbers

The scheme, which caused more than $300 million in losses, is the largest ever prosecuted in the United States.

Providers in California, Michigan, Mississippi Admit HIPAA Violations

Patient data was potentially exposed by insider breaches and phishing attacks.

Stolen Device Exposes Thousands of Lloyds Bank Customers' Data

The unencrypted device held names, addresses, account numbers and sort codes.

U.S. Department of Energy Hacked 159 Times

The DOE reported 1,131 cyber attacks between 2010 and 2014, 159 of them successful.

Hackers Compromise Cal State, Excellus BCBS Data

In Excellus BlueCross BlueShield's case, the breach dates back to December 23, 2013.

81 Percent of Healthcare Organizations Have Been Breached in Past Two Years

Still, 16 percent of organizations said they're unable to tell in real time if their systems are compromised.

Bugzilla Hacked for Over a Year

A single password reused from another site provided the attacker with privileged access.

Email Mistakes Expose HMRC, PTSB, WHSmith Data

As a result of technical glitches and human error, hundreds of contact details were shared by mistake.

Stolen Laptop Exposes 1,242 UCLA Health Patients' Medical Info

Data on the unencrypted laptop included patient names, medical record numbers and health information.

Cc: vs. Bcc: Email Blunder Exposes 780 HIV Patients' Identities

"I find it impossible to believe that in this day and age this can happen," one patient said.