Articles by Jeff Goldman 

Hacker Selling 655,000 Stolen Medical Records for $700,000

The stolen records include full names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, mailing addresses and insurance information.

Carbonite, GoToMyPC Hit by Password Reuse Attacks

Both attacks leveraged email addresses and password stolen from other sites.

Wendy's Hit By Class Action Lawsuit Over Massive Credit Card Breach

The suit was filed by Veridian Credit Union on behalf of all U.S. financial institutions whose customers were affected by the data breach.

Acer Hacked

Names, addresses, credit card numbers, expiration dates and CVV codes were accessed.

Cisco Intros $10 Million Global Cyber Security Scholarship Program

The program is intended to increase the pool of available talent with cyber security skills.

Russian Hackers Hit Republican, Democratic Presidential Campaigns

Hackers breached the DNC's network. and targeted Trump's and Clinton's campaigns along with some Republican PACs.

5 Ways to Defuse Data Threat from Departing Employees

Departing employees who take sensitive data with them present a huge security threat. Protection begins with data discovery and classification.

27 Percent of Cloud Apps Present Significant Risks to the Enterprise

And the average organization's users connect 733 third-party cloud apps to the corporate environment, according to a recent report.

66 Percent of U.S. Adults Say They're Likely to Stop Doing Business with a Breached Company

And 21 percent are very likely to do so, a recent survey found.

Mitsubishi Highlander Hacked via Wi-Fi

Pen Test Partners researchers were able to disable the car's alarm remotely.

Majority of NFL Players' Medical Exam Results Exposed by Laptop Theft

The unencrypted laptop held copies of the medical exam results for all NFL Combine attendees for the past 13 years.

Myspace, Tumblr, Fling Breaches Exposed 465 Million Accounts

The data, all of it dating back to 2013 or earlier, is being offered for sale online.

40 Percent of IT Pros Say C-Suite Poses Greatest Risk to Information Security

The same percentage admitted having retained access to sensitive data after leaving a job, a recent survey found.

Unencrypted Laptops Expose Over 400,000 Patients' Medical Data

Far too many unencrypted laptops containing vast amounts of sensitive data are still being left in employees' vehicles.

Phishing Attacks Steal W-2 Info from Milwaukee Bucks, Saint Agnes Medical Center, Rockhurst University

Thousands of employees' tax information may have been stolen.

Healthcare Data Breaches Expose 65,000 People's PHI

The potentially exposed data includes names, addresses, Social Security numbers, birthdates, treatment information and health insurance information.

TeslaCrypt Ransomware Shuts Down, Releases Master Key

ESET has made a free decryption tool available to those affected.

LinkedIn Breach Exposed 117 Million User Accounts

The stolen database holds 167 million records, of which 117 million include email addresses and passwords.

52 Percent of Consumers Would Pay More for Products or Services with Better Data Security

And 72 percent now share less personal information with companies than they used to, a recent survey found.

SWIFT Acknowledges Major Malware Attack on Second Bank

The attack is 'part of a wider and highly adaptive campaign targeting banks,' according to SWIFT.

89 Percent of Healthcare Organizations Were Breached in the Past Two Years

And 45 percent were breached five or more times in the same period of time, a recent survey found.

Kroger, Wendy's, Kiddicare Suffer Data Breaches

The exposed data ranges from employee tax information to customer credit card data.

Anonymous DDoS Attacks Hit Central Banks of Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands

'[O]ur target is the Global Banking Cartel,' the hackers stated.

50 Percent of North American Companies Believe They're More Secure Than a Year Ago

Just 12 percent think they're less secure, a recent survey found.

Michigan Utility, German Nuclear Plant Infected with Malware

The system used to monitor fuel rods at the nuclear plant was infected with several viruses, and the utility was hit by a ransomware attack.