Articles by Jeff Goldman 

Target Breach Has Cost the Company $162 Million So Far

HyTrust president Eric Chiu suggests the total cost could eventually exceed $1 billion.

Study Finds Disconnect Between IT, Leadership on Cyber Security

Two thirds of CIOs and CISOs say senior leaders in their organization don't view cyber security as a strategic priority.

Stolen Laptops, Hard Drives Expose Over 100,000 People's Personal Data

The data potentially exposed includes names, addresses, phone numbers and Social Security numbers.

Gemalto Responds to Alleged SIM Hack

The company says it had no knowledge of any access, and believes its products are secure.

Hackers Still in State Department Network Three Months After Breach

It's not yet clear how much data the attackers have taken.

Lenovo Computers Shipped with Pre-Installed Malware

The company says it has investigated the software and hasn't found 'any evidence to substantiate security concerns.'

Kaspersky Warns of 'Outstandingly Professional' Equation Group Cyber Attacks

The group's tools are capable of reprogramming hard drive firmware, allowing infections to survive disk formatting and OS reinstallation.

1 Billion Data Records Compromised in 2014

That's a 78 percent increase from the previous year, according to Gemalto.

Carbanak Hackers Steal $1 Billion from 100 Banks Worldwide

Banks were infected for between two and four months, with $2.5 million to $10 million stolen in case.

16 Million Mobile Devices Infected with Malware

Infection rates for Android devices are now equal to those of Windows laptops, according to Alcatel-Lucent's Motive Security Labs.

Forbes Hacked

According to iSIGHT Partners, the hackers were part of a Chinese group called the Codoso Team or the Sunshop Group.

Newsweek Twitter Account Breached by Pro-ISIL Hackers

The FBI is investigating the attack.

Samsung Smart TVs Can Send Personal Information to Third Party

Voice commands are forwarded to third-party service provider Nuance Communications.

Report Warns of Cyber Security Vulnerabilities in Cars, Trucks

The report, from U.S. Senator Edward Markey, is based on 16 automakers' responses to questions regarding tracking systems and security.

Marriott Hotels Hit by Credit Card Breach

All the affected locations are run by franchise operator White Lodging Services.

Anthem Healthcare Breach Could Be Largest Ever

As many as 80 million names, birthdates, Social Security numbers, street addresses and email addresses may have been accessed.

Hackers Breach Book2Park, Barbecue Renew, EgoPay

Book2Park is the third airport parking site to be breached in as many weeks.

Insider Breach Exposes 14,000 UMass Memorial Patients' Data

Patient names, addresses, birthdates, medical record numbers and Social Security numbers may have been accessed.

Stolen Computers, Mobile Phones Expose Thousands of Patients' Medical Data

Victims range from home healthcare patients to pediatric eyewear customers.

5,300 U.S. Gas Stations Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

'An attacker could shut down over 5,300 fueling stations in the United States with little effort,' says Rapid7's HD Moore.

China to Require Backdoors in Foreign Hardware, Software

Foreign companies selling equipment to Chinese banks will also be required to disclose source code and submit to audits, the New York Times reports.

93 Percent of U.S. Organizations Are Vulnerable to Insider Threats

A recent survey also found that 59 percent of U.S. IT decision makers believe privileged users pose the greatest threat to their organizations.

Researcher Develops Malware for Drones

Rahul Sasi has tested the malware on the DJI Phantom and Parrot AR.Drone 2.0.

Hackers Deface Malaysia Airlines Website

While the hackers claim to have accessed customer data, the airline says 'user data remains secured.'

Wingstop, Metropolitan State University Hit by Hackers

Credit card numbers and Social Security numbers appear to have been accessed.