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Articles by Jeff Goldman 

Hackers Breach British Airways Frequent Flyer Accounts

The airline says tens of thousands of accounts were accessed.

Slack Hacked

User names, emails addresses and hashed passwords were exposed.

Security Flaw Found in Hotel Wi-Fi Systems

The vulnerability could enable a remote attacker to read or modify any file on an ANTlabs InnGate device, according to Cylance researchers.

15,435 Vulnerabilities Found in 3,870 Applications in 2014

That's an 18 percent increase over the previous year in vulnerabilities found, according to Secunia.

Twitch Hacked

An undisclosed number of users were told their passwords 'could have been captured in clear text by malicious code.'

Cisco Warns of PoSeidon Point-of-Sale Malware

The malware installs a keylogger and scans the infected device's memory for credit card data.

Massive Security Flaw Found in Hilton HHonors Website

The vulnerability allowed attackers to access any HHonors account simply by knowing or guessing the account number.

90 Percent of IT Pros Worry About Public Cloud Security

One third of IT professionals surveyed said they've experienced more security breaches with the public cloud than with on-premise applications.

Premera Blue Cross Hacked

The hackers may have accessed the personal, financial and medical information of as many as 11 million people.

North Korea Blamed for Nuclear Power Plant Data Breach

The North Korean government called the accusation 'a false judgement by an idiot.'

Data Breach at Dental Practice Exposes 151,000 Patients' Personal Info

Names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, phone numbers and home addresses were accessed.

Hackers Demand Ransoms to Protect Blood Test Results, Nuclear Power Info

Two separate hacker groups recently threatened to release sensitive data unless ransoms were paid.

Survey Finds IT Security Pros Under Increasing Pressure

And 64 percent of enterprise respondents said they expect that pressure to grow in the coming year.

57 Arrested in Cybercrime Clampdown

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.

Nurses Leverage Privileged Access to Commit Identity Theft

From Texas to North Carolina, several cases have demonstrated the challenge of protecting patient and employee information.

Anthem Refused Security Audit Before and After Data Breach

The company repeatedly refused to allow the OIG to conduct vulnerability scans of its systems.

Enterprises Seek Third-Party Compliance with Security Requirements

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.

Third-Party Vendors a Weak Link in Security Chain

Security shortcomings of third-party vendors are a cybercriminal's dream. So security pros should revisit how they manage vendor relationships.

Natural Grocers Hacked

An undisclosed number of customers' payment card data may have been accessed.

Mandarin Oriental Hotels Hacked

Hotels in Boston, Las Vegas, Miami, New York and Washington, D.C., are likely affected.

Security Flaws Found in U.S. Air Traffic Control System

Among the issues uncovered by the GAO is 'significant interconnectivity' between the National Airspace System (NAS) and non-NAS systems.

Ponemon, 3M Warn of Low-Tech Visual Hacking Threat

A recent study found that white hat hackers were successful in 88 percent of attempts to visually hack sensitive information.

TalkTalk Acknowledges Massive Data Breach

The company says 'some limited information we have about some of our customers could have been accessed in violation of our security procedures.'

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.