Network Security 

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.

How LinkedIn Scales Security [VIDEO]

Cory Scott, director of Information Security at LinkedIn, discusses how the business social network manages security even with a small team.

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.

10 Free or Cheap WiFi Security Testing Tools

Do not kid yourselves, security professionals. You need more than one WiFi security testing tool. Here are 10 free or inexpensive options.

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.

How to Choose the Right Security Testing Tool

Picking the right tool is a critical part of application security.

IRS Data Breach Exposed 334,000 Taxpayer Accounts

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

Can Sharing Threat Intelligence Prevent Cyberattacks?

The Obama administration and some in the private sector believe sharing threat information can help thwart cyberattacks. But not everyone is convinced.

Will HITRUST Cert Improve Health Care Cybersecurity?

The Health Information Trust Alliance believes certification based on its Common Security Framework will make health care organizations more secure.

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.

Using Passive DNS to Fight Cybercrime

Going after bad guys can lead to unintended Internet collateral damage, but Paul Vixie has some ideas on limiting the risk with DNS.

HP on Legal Hacking and the Law

HP's Zero Day Initiative buys a lot of security vulnerabilities from researchers – so how does it stay within the bounds of the law?

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.

RFID Susceptible to Cloning, Other Hacks

As RFID usage grows, so too do tools to clone and abuse RFID signals.

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.

HP ZDI Finds 100 Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader

HP details how an attacker could potentially abuse Adobe Reader's JavaScript APIs.

Don't Ignore Dark Web Dangers

Many businesses do not think they need to worry about the Dark Web, says tech analyst Stephen Arnold. But they are wrong.

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.

Black Hat Car Hackers Did It as a Hobby [VIDEO]

Hacking a Jeep wasn't part of their day jobs, explain Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek.

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.