The airline says tens of thousands of accounts were accessed.
User names, emails addresses and hashed passwords were exposed.
The vulnerability could enable a remote attacker to read or modify any file on an ANTlabs InnGate device, according to Cylance researchers.
That's an 18 percent increase over the previous year in vulnerabilities found, according to Secunia.
An undisclosed number of users were told their passwords 'could have been captured in clear text by malicious code.'
The malware installs a keylogger and scans the infected device's memory for credit card data.
The vulnerability allowed attackers to access any HHonors account simply by knowing or guessing the account number.
One third of IT professionals surveyed said they've experienced more security breaches with the public cloud than with on-premise applications.
The hackers may have accessed the personal, financial and medical information of as many as 11 million people.
The North Korean government called the accusation 'a false judgement by an idiot.'
Names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, phone numbers and home addresses were accessed.
Two separate hacker groups recently threatened to release sensitive data unless ransoms were paid.
And 64 percent of enterprise respondents said they expect that pressure to grow in the coming year.
Among those arrested is a 23-year-old man suspected of involvement in a June 2014 cyber attack on the U.S. Department of Defense.
From Texas to North Carolina, several cases have demonstrated the challenge of protecting patient and employee information.
The company repeatedly refused to allow the OIG to conduct vulnerability scans of its systems.
79 percent of respondents to a recent survey said ensuring that partners comply with their security requirements is a top priority in the coming year.
Security shortcomings of third-party vendors are a cybercriminal's dream. So security pros should revisit how they manage vendor relationships.
An undisclosed number of customers' payment card data may have been accessed.
Hotels in Boston, Las Vegas, Miami, New York and Washington, D.C., are likely affected.
Among the issues uncovered by the GAO is 'significant interconnectivity' between the National Airspace System (NAS) and non-NAS systems.
A recent study found that white hat hackers were successful in 88 percent of attempts to visually hack sensitive information.
The company says 'some limited information we have about some of our customers could have been accessed in violation of our security procedures.'
HyTrust president Eric Chiu suggests the total cost could eventually exceed $1 billion.
Two thirds of CIOs and CISOs say senior leaders in their organization don't view cyber security as a strategic priority.
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