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Articles by Jeff Goldman 

Advanced Tech Support Suffers Insider Breach

A former employee apparently leveraged customer data to trick victims into providing remote access to their computers.

Hersheypark Investigates Possible Credit Card Breach

Cards used at Hershey locations between mid-March and late May 2015 may be affected.

SEC Investigates FIN4 Hacker Group

The Securities and Exchange Commission has been contacting public companies to gather information on the group's activities and methods.

OPM Breach May Affect 18 Million People

A new estimate more than four times greater than the previous one was recently provided to U.S. Senators.

Polish Airline LOT Hacked

Ten flights were canceled, and more than 1,400 passengers impacted.

New Spear Phishing Attack Bypasses Two Factor Authentication

The attack is simpler and cheaper to launch than traditional spear phishing attacks, and it can be dangerously effective.

Researcher Uncovers Major Security Flaw in Samsung Galaxy Devices

While the vulnerability could provide an attacker with an enormous amount of access to an affected device, it's extremely difficult to exploit.

FBI Investigates St. Louis Cardinals for Houston Astros Hack

According to the New York Times, Cardinals officials allegedly tried a series of passwords until they successfully accessed the Astros' network.

Computers Seized in Connection with Celebrity Nude Photo Hack

Recently unsealed documents indicate that a Chicago residence was searched in connection with the breach in October 2014.

LastPass Password Manager Hacked

Email addresses, password reminders, server per user salts and authentication hashes were compromised.

U.S. Army Website Defaced by Syrian Hackers

The hackers claim the defacement was enabled by targeting the Limelight Networks content delivery network.

Cybercriminals Use Man-in-the-Middle Attacks to Steal 6 Million Euros

Europol recently announced 49 arrests in connection with the fraud campaign.

CISOs Say Hackers Could Gain Upper Hand By 2020

The majority of CISOs say they would spend any additional cyber security funds on human-centric solutions.

Trend Micro Warns of New MalumPoS Point-of-Sale Malware

The malware currently targets Oracle MICROS and other point-of-sale systems.

Stolen Computers Lead to New Heartland Payment Systems Breach

The unencrypted computers were stolen from an office that had recently been acquired by Heartland.

Chinese Hackers Steal All U.S. Federal Employees' Personal Data

Approximately 4 million current and former federal employees may be affected.

Japan Pension Service Hacked, 1.25 Million Records Leaked

The leaked data included names, birthdates, identification numbers and addresses.

Woolworths Mistakenly Leaks $1 Million in Gift Cards

A spreadsheet containing the data was sent to over 1,000 people due to a 'technical fault,' the company said.

Sally Beauty Details Malware Attack That Led to Recent Data Breach

The company says malware was 'effectively deployed' on some of its point of sale systems between March 6 and April 17, 2015.

Apple Bug Crashes Macs, iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches

A specific series of characters displayed in a notification can cause a device to crash and reboot.

Hacker Breaches Database, Gets Job Offer

'We've asked Makman if he'd be willing to work with us," Times Internet CEO Satyan Gajwani tweeted.

3,867,997 Adult FriendFinder Account Details Released

The leaked data includes user name, birthdates, email address, gender, location, relationship status and sexual orientation.

100,000 IRS Taxpayer Accounts Compromised

The Internal Revenue Service says the accounts were breached using 'taxpayer-specific data acquired from non-IRS sources.'

Target Data Breach Settlement Falls Through

Not enough banks signed on to the $19 million settlement, which would have required them to drop any further claims against Target.

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Hit by Cyber Attack

The bank says its domain name servers were hijacked last month.