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Articles by Jeff Goldman 

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.

Hackers Breach Goldcorp, Lifeboat, Qatar National Bank

A wide range of data, from login credentials to employee payroll information, was exposed.

31 Percent of Developers See Software as Greatest Threat to IoT Security

And 90 percent of IT professionals believe the influx of IoT devices creates security and privacy issues in the workplace, recent surveys have found.

22 Percent of Data Breaches Are Caused by Compromised Credentials

And 65 percent of companies expect to suffer a breach due to compromised credentials int the future, a recent survey found.

94 Percent of IT Pros See Free Wi-Fi Hotspots as a Significant Security Threat

Sixty-two percent ban their mobile workers from using free Wi-Fi hotspots, a recent survey found.

Healthcare Data Breaches Expose 23,000 Patients' Personal Information

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

58 Percent of Employees Haven't Been Taught How to Use Cloud Apps Safely

And 39 percent haven't been informed of the risks of downloading cloud apps without IT's knowledge, a recent survey found.

City of Baltimore Investigates Possible Data Breach

Dozens of city employees' personal information was used to file fraudulent tax returns.

How Is EMV Transition Going?

U.S. retailers are in no hurry to transition to EMV, surveys find. What is holding them back?

IBM Researchers Warn of New GozNym Banking Trojan

The malware has already been used to steal $4 million from banks in the U.S. and Canada.

FDIC Suffers Insider Breach

A former employee mistakenly downloaded 44,000 customers' personal information.

Breaches in Turkey, Philippines Expose 100 Million Citizens' Personal Data

A wide variety of personally identifiable information was accessed in both cases.

FBI Warns of Massive Surge in CEO Fraud Scams

Losses from such scams exceeded $2.3 billion between October 2013 and February 2016.

34 Percent of C-Level Executives Are Never Updated on Security Incidents

And 36 percent are only updated on a need-to-know basis, a recent survey found.

Leading New York Law Firms Hacked

A recent American Bar Association survey found that one in four law firms with at least 100 attorneys have experienced a breach.