Articles by Jeff Goldman 

Japan Airlines Breach Exposes 750,000 People's Personal Data

Malware was installed on 23 company computers, seven of which were found to be sending data to a server in Hong Kong.

Jimmy John's Credit Card Breach Affects 216 Locations

Point-of-sale systems vendor Signature Systems says 108 independent restaurant locations are also affected.

Shellshock Bash Vulnerability: Worse Than Heartbleed

The flaw could 'allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on an affected system,' according to US-CERT.

FBI, DHS Warn of Surge in Insider Threats from Disgruntled Employees

Attacks by disgruntled employees have cost companies as much as $3 million, according to a recent alert.

Data Breach at TripAdvisor's Viator Impacts 1.4 Million Users

880,000 customers' credit card information may have been exposed, along with another 560,000 customers' email addresses and encrypted passwords.

Employee Error Exposes Over 10,000 Patients' Personal Data

The data was mistakenly made accessible via Google searches between December 2013 and April 2014.

Home Depot Breach Affects 56 Million Credit Cards

The company says the cybercriminals had 'unique, custom-built malware' in place from April to September 2014.

Chinese Hackers Breached U.S. Military Contractors 20 Times in One Year

According to a recent Senate report, the U.S. Transportation Command was aware of only two of those breaches.

IT Employee Charged With $37 Million Bank Heist

Godswill Oyegwa Uyoyou allegedly provided a group of co-conspirators with access to Skye Bank's computer systems.

JPMorgan Hackers Accessed Info on 1 Million Customer Accounts

According to the New York Times, more than 90 of the bank's servers were affected by the breach.

Over 41 Percent of Healthcare Organizations Still Aren't Encrypting Endpoints

That's true despite the fact that a third of healthcare employees work outside the office or clinic at least once a week, according to Forrester.

Insider Credit Card Breach Leads to $400,000 Saks Shopping Spree

Six former Saks Fifth Avenue employees have been charged with grand larceny and identity theft.

Hacker Publishes 5 Million Gmail Addresses, Passwords

Google says the leaked credentials were not the result of a breach of its systems, and less than two percent of them would have worked for Gmail.

Phishing Attacks Target iCloud Users Following Celebrity Photo Breach

A recent McAfee study found that 80 percent of business users fell for at least one in seven phishing emails.

Dyreza Malware Now Targeting Salesforce.com Users

The company says it was recently alerted to the threat by one of its security partners.

Goodwill Data Breach Linked to Third-Party Vendor

Almost 900,000 payment cards appear to have been affected.

Unencrypted Laptop Thefts Expose Personal, Medical, Financial Data

'The benefits of encryption have been known for some time, but companies just aren't doing it,' says SafeNet chief strategy officer Tsion Gonen.

Home Depot Credit Card Breach May Affect All U.S. Locations

The breach may have lasted for several months, making it potentially far more damaging than last year's three-week-long Target breach.

Apple Admits Celebrity Accounts Were Hacked, But Denies iCloud Breach

The company says the breaches were the result of 'a very targeted attack on user names, passwords and security questions.'

Mozilla Exposes 97,000 Bugzilla User Passwords

The users' email addresses and encrypted passwords were posted on a publicly accessible server for approximately three months.

Most Enterprises Can't Detect or Deter Insider Threats

In a recent survey, 61 percent of IT professionals said they can't deter or respond to insider attacks.

Dairy Queen Acknowledges Possible Credit Card Breach

The company hasn't yet determined how many locations may be affected.

Russian Hackers Breach JPMorgan Chase, Four Other U.S. Banks

The hackers stole gigabytes of sensitive data, though it's not clear whether the attacks were aimed at financial gain or cyber espionage.

Over 1,000 U.S. Businesses Infected with Backoff PoS Malware

A DHS advisory urges companies to work with IT, anti-virus vendors, managed service providers and PoS system vendors to check for vulnerabilities.

Three Quarters of South Korean Population Affected by Massive Data Breach

27 million names, resident registration numbers, account names and passwords were allegedly accessed by a Chinese hacker.