Articles by Jeff Goldman 

Big Data Overwhelms Security Teams

Experts say increased automation and better analytics will help security teams overwhelmed by Big Data.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Hacked Three Times

At least two of the attacks were launched from overseas.

Chinese Hackers Breach Community Health Systems, 4.5 Million Affected

The hackers stole about 4.5 patients' names, addresses, birthdates, phone numbers and Social Security numbers.

Supervalu Admits Massive Supermarket Credit Card Breach

Potentially affected stores include Acme Markets, Cub Foods, Farm Fresh, Horbacher's, Jewel-Osco, Shaw's, Shop 'n Save, Shoppers and Star Markets.

Bank Faces Lawsuit Over $327,000 in Losses from Cyber Attack

Hackers stole the funds from TEC Industrial in 55 separate ACH drafts on May 10, 2012.

Password Manager LastPass Suffers Outage

A data center outage left the popular password management service inaccessible for several hours.

Computer Thefts Expose Over 45,000 Patients' Personal Data

Unencrypted computers containing the data were stolen from three different medical facilities.

Hackers Stole 2 Million Customer Records Per Day in Q2 2014

More than 175 million customers records were stolen in the second quarter of the year, according to SafeNet.

Breach at USIS Exposes Government Employees' Data

The company says the breach 'has all the markings of a state-sponsored attack.'

Cancer Clinic Employee Charged with Theft of Patient Data

More than 2,000 current and former patients may be affected.

Gambling Site Acknowledges Four-Year-Old Data Breach

649,055 customers' names, user names, mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and birthdates were exposed.

CyberVor Breach Exposes 1.2 Billion User Names, Passwords

A Russian gang of fewer than a dozen hackers has collected more than 4.5 billion user records from over 400,000 websites and FTP sites.

Mozilla Exposes 4,000 Passwords by Mistake

A data sanitization process failed for 30 days, exposing 76,000 email addresses and 4,000 encrypted passwords.

US-CERT Warns of New Backoff Malware

The malware appears to have been responsible for several recent high-profile breaches, including those at Target, Neiman Marcus and Goodwill.

Chinese Hackers Hit Canada's National Research Council

The NRC says it'll take a year to develop a new secure IT infrastructure.

Tor Hacked

'Users who operated or accessed hidden services from early February through July 4 should assume they were affected,' says the project's co-founder.

Sony Settles Data Breach Lawsuit for $15 Million

The money will be paid to customers in the form of games and memberships.

Travel Agent Fined $255,000 for Data Breach

More than 1.1 million debit and credit card records were stolen from former Thomas Cook subsidiary Essential Travel.

European Central Bank Hacked

The hackers demanded a ransom after stealing 20,000 email addresses.

Six Charged in Connection with $1 Million StubHub Breach

Over 1,000 customer accounts were compromised and used to purchase more than 3,500 e-tickets, which were then resold.

New Phishing Campaign Targets LinkedIn Users

Recipients who click on links in the emails are redirected to a fake login page designed to steal email addresses and passwords.

Goodwill Industries Hit by Credit Card Breach

The breach may date back as far as the middle of 2013.

Hackers Leverage Russian Government Malware

Sentinel Labs researchers say the malware is so hard to detect it's 'virtually invisible.'

68 Percent of Employees Expose Critical Corporate Data by Mistake

That's happening even though 65 percent say it's their responsibility to protect that data.

IT Pros Report Surge in Concern About Ransomware

73 percent of respondents to a recent survey said they're very or extremely concerned about the impact of ransomware, up from 48 percent in January.