Articles by Jeff Goldman 

Iowa State University Hacked

Five university servers were used to mine Bitcoins.

Two Alleged Anonymous Hackers Arrested in Cambodia

Both suspects are 21-year-old students at Phnom Penh's SETEC Institute.

Maricopa Community Colleges Sued Over Data Breach

The lawsuit claims that MCCCD 'failed to notify victims of the data breach in a reasonable or timely manner.'

Google Issues Refunds for Fake Anti-Virus App

'This app made the false claim that it provided one-click virus protection; in reality, it did not,' the company wrote in an e-mail to purchasers.

Cyber War News Shuts Down Following DOJ Request

'Site n email contacts all gone for good,' the publisher tweeted earlier this week.

NCO Financial Acknowledges Data Breach

Customer names, addresses, Social Security numbers and account numbers were mistakenly exposed.

Parallon Business Solutions Acknowledges Insider Breach

A former employee inappropriately accessed names, Social Security numbers, home addresses and health insurance information.

Number of Mobile Banking Trojans Nearly Doubled in Q1 2014

During the same period, the total number of mobile malware samples surged from 189,626 to 299,950, according to Kaspersky Lab.

Florida Man Gets Five Years in Prison for Identity Theft

Andrew Ware was involved in a stolen identity tax refund scheme claiming a total of $137,132 in fraudulent refunds.

Data Breach at Michaels Stores Exposes 3 Million Credit Cards

Approximately 2.6 million payment cards used at Michaels locations were accessed, along with 400,000 cards used at Aaron Brothers.

UPMC Data Breach Affects 27,000 Employees

At least 788 UPMC employees have already been victims of tax fraud.

Three Self-Described Anonymous Hackers Arrested in South Korea

The three have been charged with threatening to launch cyber attacks against the Korean government.

Alleged Heartbleed Hacker Arrested in Canada

Stephen Solis-Reyes, 19, is a second-year student at Western University.

Two Thirds of U.S. Companies Were Breached by SQL Injection Attacks in 2013

The average SQL injection breach took almost 140 days to discover, according to the Ponemon Institute.

Phishing Campaign Targets World of Warcraft Players

The e-mails ask recipients for their Battle.net user names, passwords, and answers to security questions.

Texas Cardiology Clinic Hacked

More than 1,400 patients' names, addresses, phone numbers, Social Security numbers and medical records were exposed.

88 Percent of U.S. Consumers Are Worried About Data Privacy

One third of consumers have been directly impacted by the misuse of personal data in the past year, according to GfK.

University Urology Acknowledges Insider Breach

An administrative assistant provided patient names and addresses to a competing healthcare provider.

Plastic Surgery Provider Hacked, 480,000 People's Data Exposed

Potential clients' names, addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers and birthdates were exposed, along with the surgeries they were considering.

Mumsnet Resets 1.5 Million Passwords Following Data Breach

The Heartbleed bug was leveraged to access user names, e-mail addresses and passwords.

Heartbleed Bug Exposes 900 Canadian Taxpayers' Data

The Canada Revenue Agency says some data 'that may related to businesses' was also accessed.

Nine Charged with Using Zeus Malware to Steal Millions

The defendants allegedly told banks they were employees of the victims and were authorized to make transfers from their accounts.

VFW Hacked

A hacker believed to be from China accessed 55,000 VFW members' names, addresses and Social Security numbers.

LaCie Acknowledges Year-Long Data Breach

Customers who made online purchases between March 2013 and March 2014 are affected.

Hacker Weev's Conviction Overturned

Key to the court's decision was the question of whether Andrew Auernheimer should have been charged in New Jersey.