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Articles by Jeff Goldman 

U.S. Ties North Korea to Cyber Attack on Sony Pictures

An NSC spokesperson says the U.S. is 'considering a range of options in weighing a potential response.'

Park 'N Fly Investigates Possible Credit Card Breach

A significant number of credit cards that were recently used at Park 'N Fly locations are now being offered for sale online.

Survey: 20 Percent of Employees Have Stolen Corporate Data

A SailPoint survey also found that 66 percent of employees still had access to corporate data via cloud apps after leaving their jobs.

UC Berkeley Hacked

Social Security numbers and credit card numbers may have been accessed.

Mandiant CEO Calls Sony Data Breach 'Unprecedented'

Kevin Mandia said no company 'could have been fully prepared' for the attack.

Comcast Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Xfinity Wi-Fi Hotspots

The lawsuit alleges that Comcast's new wireless routers increase electricity costs, degrade performance, and subject customers to security risks.

Charge Anywhere Acknowledges Five-Year-Long Data Breach

Cardholder data may have been exposed in plain text from November 5, 2009 to September 24, 2014.

LastPass, Dashlane Can Now Change Your Passwords For You

Both password managers recently added functionality that automates the process of changing your passwords on popular websites.

Lizard Squard Hackers Hit Sony PlayStation Network

The same group launched a similar attack on Sony just over three months ago.

U.S. Department of Justice Launches Cybersecurity Unit

The new unit will operate within the department's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section.

Bebe Stores Hit By Credit Card Breach

It's not yet clear whether the breach is still ongoing, or how long it lasted.

Canada Revenue Agency Exposes Affluent Taypayers' Financial Data

Details on charitable donations and home addresses were sent to a reporter by mistake.

FBI Warns of Destructive Malware Attacks on U.S. Companies

The FBI warning appears to refer to last week's cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.

FIN4 Hacker Group Steals Insider Info from Public Companies

The group has targeted more than 100 leading companies since mid-2013, according to FireEye.

Syrian Electronic Army Hackers Deface Western News Sites

Victims included the Chicago Tribune, CNBC, the Dallas Morning News, the Los Angeles Times, the Guardian and the Independent.

Home Depot Breach Has Already Cost $43 Million

The company also says it 'expects to incur significant legal and other professional services expenses associated with the data breach' in the future.

Virgin Islands Banks Hit by Massive Security Breach

Debit card accounts at Scotiabank, Banco Popular and FirstBank were compromised.

Sony Pictures Entertainment Disabled by Cyber Attack

The company's corporate networks and email were taken offline following the attack.

Regin Malware Likely Came From Western Intelligence Agency

According to the Guardian, the leading suspects are the U.S., the U.K., or Israel.

Verisign Warns of Surge in Large-Scale DDoS Attacks

The number of attacks exceeding 10 Gbps grew by 38 percent from Q2 to Q3 2014.

Citadel Malware Now Targets Password Managers

The Trojan looks for processes linked to KeePass, Password Safe, and the neXus Personal Security Client.

Australian Government Data Breach Linked to Poor Security Training

Data from an Excel spreadsheet containing 9,250 asylum seekers' personal information was mistakenly embedded in a Word document published online.

HSBC Acknowledges Massive Payment Card Breach

2.7 million Turkish cardholders' names, HSBC account numbers, card numbers and expiration dates were exposed.

U.S. State Department Hacked

In response to the breach, the department's entire unclassified email system was shut down, with duty officers using Gmail accounts to communicate.

AT&T Stops Using 'Permacookies' to Track Customer Activity

Verizon, however, is continuing to insert the tracking data into its customers' Web traffic.