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Articles by Jeff Goldman 

Thomson Customer Data Exposed by Mistake

458 names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and flight dates were exposed.

Lost, Stolen Unencrypted Devices Expose PHI Nationwide

A hard drive, computer and thumb drive -- none of them encrypted -- exposed over 9,000 patients' personal information.

Court Ruling: FTC Can Sue Companies for Cyber Security Failures

'It is not only appropriate, but critical, that the FTC has the ability to take action,' said FTC chairwoman Edith Ramirez.

Dating Website PlentyofFish Hit by Malvertising Attack

According to Cyphort Labs, the number of malvertising attacks carried out by hackers increased by 325 percent in the past year.

Employee Errors Expose PHI, PII, Social Security Numbers

Both the Illinois Department of Corrections and the Colorado Office of Information Technology recently released personal information by mistake.

Web.com Hacked

The names, addresses and credit card information of approximately 93,000 customers may have been exposed.

Hackers Leak 10 GB of User Data from Adultery Site

The leaked data includes 36 million customer records, listing names, addresses, user names, passwords and the last four digits of credit card numbers.

IRS Data Breach Exposed 334,000 Taxpayer Accounts

The new number is more than three times the estimate the IRS had given in May.

Kaspersky Responds to 'Fake Malware' Allegations

'They forgot to add that we conjure all this up during steamy banya sessions, after parking the bears we ride outside,' Eugene Kaspersky wrote.

Theft of Unencrypted Laptop Exposes 100,000 Social Security Numbers

70 percent of U.S. adults think it's riskier to trust a company with their Social Security number than to carry their Social Security card with them.

Corvette Hacked via Text Message

UCSD researchers were able to both activate and disable the car's brakes and control the car's windshield wipers, all via SMS.

32 Charged with $100 Million Hack of Newswire Services

The group is alleged to have earned over $100 million by stealing and trading on corporate earnings announcements before they were made public.

U.K. Government Investigates Massive Carphone Warehouse Data Breach

As many as 2.4 million customers' names, addresses, birthdates and bank information may have been exposed.

American Airlines, Sabre Allegedly Breached by Chinese OPM Hackers

The same hackers who hit Anthem, United Airlines and the Office of Personnel Management may have added American and Sabre to the list.

U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Breached by State-Sponsored Hackers

Massive amounts of data were stolen in a short period of time, according to news reports.

FDA Warns of Cyber Security Flaws in Hospira Infusion Pump

The FDA is urging health care facilities to switch to alternative infusion systems 'as soon as possible.'

Bitdefender Acknowledges Data Breach

Usernames and passwords were exposed in plain text.

Yahoo Ads Serve Malware for Second Time in Two Years

Malicious ads were found to be redirecting victims to the Angler Exploit Kit, according to Malwarebytes researchers.

Half of C-Level Execs See CISOs Primarily as Scapegoats for Data Breaches

Only 25 percent think CISOs should be part of an organization's leadership team, according to a recent survey.

Medical Record Breach Impacts 3.9 Million People Nationwide

The data potentially exposed includes names, birthdates, Social Security numbers, lab results, medical conditions and health insurance information.

Employee Negligence Exposes Massachusetts Hospital Patients' Personal Data

70 percent of U.S. IT and IT security practitioners say more security incidents are caused by uninentional mistakes than by malicious acts.

United Airlines Breached by Chinese OPM, Anthem Hackers

The stolen data includes flight manifests, which identify flights' passengers, origins and destinations.

Planned Parenthood Hacked

Over 300 employees' names, email addresses and hashed passwords were published online.

Anonymous Hackers Hit U.S. Census Bureau, Canadian Government

The hackers say the attacks were launched to protest the TTIP and TPP, and to retaliate for the shooting of James Daniel McIntyre by Candian police.

Car Hacking Arms Race Starts: Chrysler Recalls 1.4 Million Vehicles

The recall was issued in response to a recent demonstration showing that a Jeep Cherokee can be hacked remotely via the Uconnect system.