And 54 percent of IT pros said it's more difficult to protect confidential or sensitive information when using cloud services, a recent survey found.
The O2 breach appears to have been caused by password reuse, while the Kimpton breach leveraged point-of-sale malware.
The exposed data includes user names, email addresses, IP addresses, device identifiers, Facebook data, and hashed and salted passwords.
And 50 percent don't audit privileged account activity, a recent survey found.
'Organizations need to take steps to safeguard their data from ransomware attacks,' says Office for Civil Rights director Jocelyn Samuels.
Still, 79 percent of companies lack comprehensive strategies to detect and mitigate such attacks, a recent survey found.
And just 25 percent are completely confident in their ability to handle security incidents, a recent survey found.
The three recent breaches exposed thousands of customers' personal and payment card information.
The attacks appear to have been enabled by the theft of third-party service providers' remote access credentials.
And just 14 percent of SMBs see their ability to mitigate cyber attacks as highly effective, a recent survey found.
And 67 percent of IT professionals have no cyber security certifications, a recent survey found.
Approximately 4,300 patients' names, birthdates and Social Security numbers were exposed.
The cameras, located in 105 countries, delivered as many as 50,000 HTTP requests per second.
Approximately 57 percent of all organizations using Office 365 were hit by the attack.
The stolen records include full names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, mailing addresses and insurance information.
Cisco broadens its cloud security business with $293 million acquisition of CloudLock, a provider of cloud access security broker (CASB) technology.
Both attacks leveraged email addresses and password stolen from other sites.
The suit was filed by Veridian Credit Union on behalf of all U.S. financial institutions whose customers were affected by the data breach.
Names, addresses, credit card numbers, expiration dates and CVV codes were accessed.
The program is intended to increase the pool of available talent with cyber security skills.
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Hackers breached the DNC's network. and targeted Trump's and Clinton's campaigns along with some Republican PACs.
And the average organization's users connect 733 third-party cloud apps to the corporate environment, according to a recent report.
And 21 percent are very likely to do so, a recent survey found.
Pen Test Partners researchers were able to disable the car's alarm remotely.
The unencrypted laptop held copies of the medical exam results for all NFL Combine attendees for the past 13 years.
The data, all of it dating back to 2013 or earlier, is being offered for sale online.
The same percentage admitted having retained access to sensitive data after leaving a job, a recent survey found.
Far too many unencrypted laptops containing vast amounts of sensitive data are still being left in employees' vehicles.
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Thousands of employees' tax information may have been stolen.
The potentially exposed data includes names, addresses, Social Security numbers, birthdates, treatment information and health insurance information.
ESET has made a free decryption tool available to those affected.
The stolen database holds 167 million records, of which 117 million include email addresses and passwords.
And 72 percent now share less personal information with companies than they used to, a recent survey found.
The attack is 'part of a wider and highly adaptive campaign targeting banks,' according to SWIFT.
And 45 percent were breached five or more times in the same period of time, a recent survey found.
The exposed data ranges from employee tax information to customer credit card data.
'[O]ur target is the Global Banking Cartel,' the hackers stated.
Just 12 percent think they're less secure, a recent survey found.
The system used to monitor fuel rods at the nuclear plant was infected with several viruses, and the utility was hit by a ransomware attack.
A wide range of data, from login credentials to employee payroll information, was exposed.
And 90 percent of IT professionals believe the influx of IoT devices creates security and privacy issues in the workplace, recent surveys have found.
And 65 percent of companies expect to suffer a breach due to compromised credentials int the future, a recent survey found.
Sixty-two percent ban their mobile workers from using free Wi-Fi hotspots, a recent survey found.
The data exposed includes names, addresses, birthdates, insurance information and Social Security numbers.
And 39 percent haven't been informed of the risks of downloading cloud apps without IT's knowledge, a recent survey found.
Dozens of city employees' personal information was used to file fraudulent tax returns.
The malware has already been used to steal $4 million from banks in the U.S. and Canada.
A former employee mistakenly downloaded 44,000 customers' personal information.
A wide variety of personally identifiable information was accessed in both cases.
Losses from such scams exceeded $2.3 billion between October 2013 and February 2016.
And 36 percent are only updated on a need-to-know basis, a recent survey found.
A recent American Bar Association survey found that one in four law firms with at least 100 attorneys have experienced a breach.
'You can't schedule patients, you can't access records, you can't do anything,' an employee told the Washington Post.
Thousands of employees' W-2 tax forms were accessed by attackers.
The hackers 'modified application settings with little apparent knowledge of how the flow control system worked,' according to a Verizon report.
Despite what Kentucky Methodist Hospital described as an 'internal state of emergency,' none of the hospitals paid the ransoms demanded.
And 32 percent admit sharing passwords with co-workers, a recent survey found.
Names, payment card numbers, expiration dates, CVV codes, mailing addresses, email addresses and more may have been accessed.
Tens of thousands of users may have been infected in a matter of hours.
New $30 million funding round for security startup Skyport Systems includes participation of Google Ventures.
An additional request for $20 million was halted because the hackers misspelled the word 'foundation.'
Six years of sensitive data on TV companies may have been stolen by a former employee.
Names, Social Security numbers, physicians' names, diagnoses, and treatment and insurance information may have been copied and transferred.
The malware was signed with a valid Mac app development certificate.
Fifty-six percent of data accessible on PCs is now also accessible on mobile devices, a recent survey found.
Thousands of employees' personal information was accessed, according to news reports.
And 35 percent don't know or aren't sure what legally constitutes a data breach in their state, a recent survey found.
Famous security expert Bruce Schneier will join IBM as part of Big Blue's acquisition of incident response specialist Resilient Systems.
An undisclosed number of employees' payroll information was accessed.
The MouseJack vulnerability and the security flaws in the LEAF are just the tip of the iceberg, according to a recent Pwnie Express survey.
Security teams will benefit from its service management platform's workflow, automation, orchestration and systems management capabilities, says ServiceNow.
And 25 percent share work-related passwords, a recent survey found.
Study of two million devices reveals that more than half are running outdated, vulnerable software.
And 33 percent have hacked their own or another organization, a recent survey found.
And 11 percent don't even know how many third party vendors they work with, a recent study found.
And 65 percent of information security pros expect to feel more pressure in 2016 than they did last year, a recent survey found.
And 78 percent see their organization as a potential target for a nation-state cyber attack, a recent survey found.
That's an 897 percent increase over the previous year, according to Redspin.
And exploits rose by almost 40 percent, according to a recent Bromium report.
Millions of accounts were accessed with username and password combinations stolen in unrelated breaches.
Over 68,000 people are affected.
And 37 percent don't have enough highly-skilled staff, a recent survey found.
Although the bank says it 'successfully defended against the attack,' personal banking services were inaccessible for several hours.
The unencrypted drives held names, addresses, birthdates, Social Security numbers, member ID numbers and health information.
And 80 percent said that kind of uncertainty presents a high or very high risk to that data, a recent survey found.
And 39 percent have suffered a data breach or failed a compliance audit due to security issues in the past year alone, a recent survey found.
1,400 university employees' W-2 tax forms were accessed.
For U.S. businesses, the average cost of spear phishing was $1.8 million over the last 12 months alone, a recent survey found.
Only 31 percent are confident in their ability to detect those attacks, a recent survey found.
A stolen laptop and a breach at a third-party vendor caused the data breaches.
Credit and debit card information was taken from hotel restaurants, spas, golf shops, parking, front desks and sales offices.
The company says an undisclosed number of customers' tax returns 'may have been opened or printed.'
Almost 60,000 patients' protected health information may have been exposed as a result of three incidents.
Mobile password manager app continues to expand user base, thanks to new carrier partnerships.
And 83 percent support requiring companies to notify customers within 30 days of the discovery of a breach, according to a recent ISACA survey.
Only 4 percent plan to decrease security spending over the same time period, a recent survey found.
Linode has reset all user passwords, and Time Warner Cable says as many as 320,000 customers' email passwords may have been stolen.
The group, New World Hacking, claims the DDoS attack exceeded 600 Gbps.
66 percent already use authentication methods beyond passwords, a recent survey found.
Still, only 69 percent know what people do with their company's critical value data after accessing it, a recent survey found.
'My immediate reaction was disbelief,' researcher Chris Vickery said.
It's not yet clear how many of the company's 627 properties worldwide are affected.
186,261 minors are affected, according to Sanrio.
The hackers probed the system but didn't take control of it, the Wall Street Journal reports.
And 50 percent worry that their company will suffer a data breach during the holidays, a recent survey found.
It's not yet clear which of the company's more than 500 properties may be affected.
It's not yet clear whether the person arrested was the same one who notified Motherboard about the breach.
Still, 71 percent of IT pros expect their organizations to be more secure in 2016, a recent survey found.
And 61 percent of global IT security pros think their CEOs don't know enough about cyber security, a recent survey found.
Still, only 5 percent of organizations take active steps to protect credentials, a recent study found.
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49 percent said the same of breaches in which personal information was stolen, a recent survey found.
The data potentially exposed includes full contact information, passwords, birthdates, and credit card data.
And almost half believe their company is vulnerable to insider threats, a recent survey found.
And over a quarter have no idea if those workers have ever accessed and/or sent data they shouldn't have, a recent survey found.
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And 43 percent worry about account hijacking after migrating to the cloud, a recent survey found.
Almost two-thirds do the same for personal accounts, a recent survey found.
The 'intrusive and pervasive' attack dates back at least three months, the ABC reports.
From cloud services to the Internet of Things, the targets are shifting.
Still, 32 percent use their mobile devices to send work-related emails, a recent study found.
4,833,678 parents and 227,622 children are affected.
Some employees' names and Social Security numbers were accessed, though it's not yet clear what other data, if any, may have been exposed.
Cardholder names, payment card numbers, security codes and expiration dates may have been accessed.
While there's no indication that the passwords were improperly accessed, Amazon says it has reset some passwords out of 'an abundance of caution.'
Still, 41 percent believe security should be more important than business flexibility, a recent survey found.
Bluebox's approach goes beyond providing just a security wrapper for mobile applications.
The point-of-sale systems at 54 of the company's hotels were infected with malware.
The information exposed includes Social Security numbers and birthdates.
But 72 percent of security professionals say their board doesn't treat insider threats as seriously as external threats, a recent survey found.
Both breaches appear to have been the result of coding errors.
Docker aims to improve container security with application scanning, user namespaces and other capabilities.
Only the utilities and management industries had no reported PHI breaches, according to a recent report.
The tablets have been sold and delivered to over 17,000 customers in more than 150 countries.
The 37 GB cache includes records of calls placed by more than 63,000 inmates.
The average organization experiences 9.3 such threats every month, according to recent research.
Adobe's Flash is still heavily favored as a top attack vector, so you'd better update ASAP.
A recent study also found that 45 percent of employees receive no cyber security training at all.
While 83 percent said they're either fairly or very confident that they're secure against a data breach, just 49 percent had not experienced one.
The exposed data includes customers' names, email addresses, mailing addresses, order histories and the last four digits of credit card numbers.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard allegedly has an army of hackers trained in Russia.
And 65 percent believe threat intelligence could have prevented or minimized the impact of those breaches, according to a recent survey.
And porn sites are now the top mobile infection vector, according to Blue Coat.
The accounts were accessed using email addresses and passwords acquired elsewhere, according to the company.
At the same time, 61 percent aren't confident in their organization's ability to detect advanced threats, a recent survey found.
The data, which appears to have been stolen in March 2015, includes names, user names, plain text passwords, and email addresses.
69 percent of U.S. women said no teacher or career counselor had ever suggested a cyber security career to them, compared to 55 percent of U.S. men.
The bill passed the Senate by a vote of 74 to 21.
Hundreds of infected cameras were used to attack an Incapsula client -- and one of those cameras was five minutes away from Incapsula's offices.
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