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Articles by Jeff Goldman 

China to Require Backdoors in Foreign Hardware, Software

Foreign companies selling equipment to Chinese banks will also be required to disclose source code and submit to audits, the New York Times reports.

93 Percent of U.S. Organizations Are Vulnerable to Insider Threats

A recent survey also found that 59 percent of U.S. IT decision makers believe privileged users pose the greatest threat to their organizations.

Researcher Develops Malware for Drones

Rahul Sasi has tested the malware on the DJI Phantom and Parrot AR.Drone 2.0.

Hackers Deface Malaysia Airlines Website

While the hackers claim to have accessed customer data, the airline says 'user data remains secured.'

Wingstop, Metropolitan State University Hit by Hackers

Credit card numbers and Social Security numbers appear to have been accessed.

Barrett Brown Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison

Brown was also ordered to pay $890,000 in restitution.

Target Breach Had Massive Impact on Cyber Security Awareness

Security budgets increased by an average of 34 percent in the year following the Target breach, according to the Ponemon Institute.

Progressive Insurance Dongle Hacked

'An attacker who controls that dongle has full control of the vehicle,' says Digital Bond Labs' Corey Thuen.

Researchers Warn of Skeleton Key Malware

Dell SecureWorks has outlined a list of steps for organizations to take to mitigate the threat.

N.Y. Attorney General Proposes Aggressive Data Protection Law

The bill would expand the definition of private data, and would require all entities that collect and/or store such data to have safeguards in place.

EMV Is No Payment Security Panacea

Implement EMV and you eliminate payment card fraud, right? Wrong.

Airport Parking Companies Confirm Credit Card Breaches

Both companies recently began notifying customers of the breaches, which took place late last year.

Pro-ISIL Hackers Breach U.S. CENTCOM Social Media Accounts

The hackers briefly posted threats on Twitter before the accounts were suspended and returned to CENTCOM's control.

Hackers Steal Miles from American, United Airlines

Affected customers had apparently reused their passwords on other sites that had been breached.

President Obama Proposes National Breach Notification Standard

The Personal Data Notification and Protection Act would require that consumers be notified of all breaches within 30 days.

Zappos Reaches Data Breach Settlement with Nine States

The company will pay a fine of $106,000, and will comply with a list of improved security requirements.

Pro-Russian Hackers Take Down German Government Websites

The websites of the German chancellor and foreign ministry were both attacked by the CyberBerkut hacker group.

Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Hacked

Over $5 million in bitcoins appear to have been stolen.

Morgan Stanley Acknowledges Insider Breach

A former financial adviser allegedly stole 10 percent of the company's 3.5 million Wealth Management customers' account information.

Hacker Creates Fake Fingerprint from Photo of Politician

'After this talk, politicians will presumably wear gloves when talking in public,' Jan Krissler said.

Chick-fil-A Suffers Credit Card Breach

The breach may have lasted from December 2, 2013 to September 30, 2014.

OneStopParking Hacked

Credit cards used on the airport parking service's website were recently found for sale online.

FBI Seeks Cyber Special Agents

The aim, according to the Bureau, is to 'protect our nation and the American people from the rapidly evolving cyber threat.'

Researchers: Sony Hack Was Insider Breach

The researchers say a former employee or employees may have joined forces with pro-piracy hacktivists to attack the company.

Cyber Attack Causes Physical Damage at German Iron Plant

The attack caused 'massive damage to the whole system,' according to Germany's BSI.