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Articles by Jeff Goldman 

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.

MedStar Health Infected with Ransomware

'You can't schedule patients, you can't access records, you can't do anything,' an employee told the Washington Post.

Grand Ole Opry, Sprouts, Seagate Breached by Phishing Attacks

Thousands of employees' W-2 tax forms were accessed by attackers.

Hackers Breach Water Treatment Plant, Alter Chemicals in Water Supply

The hackers 'modified application settings with little apparent knowledge of how the flow control system worked,' according to a Verizon report.

Four Hospitals Infected with Ransomware

Despite what Kentucky Methodist Hospital described as an 'internal state of emergency,' none of the hospitals paid the ransoms demanded.

27 Percent of U.S. Employees Would Sell Their Passwords

And 32 percent admit sharing passwords with co-workers, a recent survey found.

Hackers Hit Bailey's, 1-800-Flowers, Rosen Hotels and Resorts

Names, payment card numbers, expiration dates, CVV codes, mailing addresses, email addresses and more may have been accessed.

Major Ransomware Campaign Hits Leading Websites Including MSN, BBC, AOL

Tens of thousands of users may have been infected in a matter of hours.

Hackers Steal $81 Million from Federal Reserve

An additional request for $20 million was halted because the hackers misspelled the word 'foundation.'

UK Regulator Ofcom Suffers Massive Insider Breach

Six years of sensitive data on TV companies may have been stolen by a former employee.

21st Century Oncology Notifies 2.2 Million Patients of Data Breach

Names, Social Security numbers, physicians' names, diagnoses, and treatment and insurance information may have been copied and transferred.

New KeRanger Ransomware Targets Mac OS X

The malware was signed with a valid Mac app development certificate.