Six former Saks Fifth Avenue employees have been charged with grand larceny and identity theft.
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.
A recent McAfee study found that 80 percent of business users fell for at least one in seven phishing emails.
The company says it was recently alerted to the threat by one of its security partners.
The cloud isn't just about virtual servers. The physical layer and its security still matter, which is why IBM is using Intel's Trusted Execution Technology.
Almost 900,000 payment cards appear to have been affected.
'The benefits of encryption have been known for some time, but companies just aren't doing it,' says SafeNet chief strategy officer Tsion Gonen.
The breach may have lasted for several months, making it potentially far more damaging than last year's three-week-long Target breach.
The company says the breaches were the result of 'a very targeted attack on user names, passwords and security questions.'
The users' email addresses and encrypted passwords were posted on a publicly accessible server for approximately three months.
In a recent survey, 61 percent of IT professionals said they can't deter or respond to insider attacks.
The company hasn't yet determined how many locations may be affected.
The hackers stole gigabytes of sensitive data, though it's not clear whether the attacks were aimed at financial gain or cyber espionage.
A DHS advisory urges companies to work with IT, anti-virus vendors, managed service providers and PoS system vendors to check for vulnerabilities.
27 million names, resident registration numbers, account names and passwords were allegedly accessed by a Chinese hacker.
'We have seen no evidence ... of any unauthorized access to users' personal information,' the company stated.
Recent research by Venafi found that 97 percent of Global 2000 organizations' public servers remain vulnerable to Heartbleed.
According to a recent BitSight report, the higher education sector is less secure than retail or healthcare.
Customer names, mailing addresses, email addresses and payment card information may have been accessed at 51 stores in 24 states.
At least two of the attacks were launched from overseas.
The hackers stole about 4.5 patients' names, addresses, birthdates, phone numbers and Social Security numbers.
Potentially affected stores include Acme Markets, Cub Foods, Farm Fresh, Horbacher's, Jewel-Osco, Shaw's, Shop 'n Save, Shoppers and Star Markets.
Hackers stole the funds from TEC Industrial in 55 separate ACH drafts on May 10, 2012.
A data center outage left the popular password management service inaccessible for several hours.
Unencrypted computers containing the data were stolen from three different medical facilities.
More than 175 million customers records were stolen in the second quarter of the year, according to SafeNet.
The company says the breach 'has all the markings of a state-sponsored attack.'
More than 2,000 current and former patients may be affected.
649,055 customers' names, user names, mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and birthdates were exposed.
A Russian gang of fewer than a dozen hackers has collected more than 4.5 billion user records from over 400,000 websites and FTP sites.
A data sanitization process failed for 30 days, exposing 76,000 email addresses and 4,000 encrypted passwords.
The malware appears to have been responsible for several recent high-profile breaches, including those at Target, Neiman Marcus and Goodwill.
The NRC says it'll take a year to develop a new secure IT infrastructure.
'Users who operated or accessed hidden services from early February through July 4 should assume they were affected,' says the project's co-founder.
CrossIdea technology will give IBM more capabilities to evaluate and access risks.
The money will be paid to customers in the form of games and memberships.
More than 1.1 million debit and credit card records were stolen from former Thomas Cook subsidiary Essential Travel.
ArcSight founder joins security vendor to fill gaps that SIEM doesn't solve.
The hackers demanded a ransom after stealing 20,000 email addresses.
Over 1,000 customer accounts were compromised and used to purchase more than 3,500 e-tickets, which were then resold.
Recipients who click on links in the emails are redirected to a fake login page designed to steal email addresses and passwords.
The breach may date back as far as the middle of 2013.
Sentinel Labs researchers say the malware is so hard to detect it's 'virtually invisible.'
That's happening even though 65 percent say it's their responsibility to protect that data.
73 percent of respondents to a recent survey said they're very or extremely concerned about the impact of ransomware, up from 48 percent in January.
Forty-five percent of IT staff say they monitor network and application performance manually instead of using network monitoring tools.
The malware is currently being offered for sale online for $7,000 -- or $1,000 for a one-week trial.
Researchers at UC Berkeley alerted the company to the flaws, and also found vulnerabilities in three competing solutions.
The malware, which was first uncovered in 2011, has infected more than 30,000 Windows PCs worldwide.
Still, only 28 percent say security is one of their organization's top five strategic priorities.
A brokerage firm, a health district, a retirement community, a hospital and an oil change franchisee were all recently hit.
Site owner HotelStayUK says the security flaws were 'obviously completely unacceptable.'
'The future will be hybrid,' says Gartner research vice president Carsten Casper.
'Email encryption is the best tool to stop mass surveillance on the Internet,' says company co-founder Matthias Pfau.
Just 16 percent of IT and IT security professionals know the location of all of their sensitive structured data.
Symantec researchers say the campaign 'bears the hallmarks of a state-sponsored operation.'
Names, birthdates, Social Security numbers and bank account information may have been accessed.
A photo published in a Brazilian newspaper clearly showed the network's SSID and password.
Forty-six percent of senior IT pros say data is leaking from their companies due to the use of file sharing services.
While 63 percent think it's easy to govern access rights, 42 percent admit they aren't able to monitor or prevent insider breaches.
Columbia University's Jason Nieh and Nicolas Viennot found thousands of secret keys being stored in app software.
While the attack exposed some flaws in the app, Yo has exploded in popularity since the breach.
A hacker deleted most of the company's data, backups, machine configurations and offsite backups.
The malware, also called Dyreza, is designed to bypass SSL and steal login credentials.
Names, Social Security numbers and birthdates were exposed, along with a variety of other information.
The hackers claim to have stolen more than half a million customers' names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and passwords.
An undisclosed number of customers' Social Security numbers and birthdates were accessed.
From phishing scams to mobile malware, there's a lot to watch out for if you're a soccer fan these days.
Daktronics' configuration software comes with a default password that's too often left unchanged.
Patients' names, genders, medical record numbers, birthdates and dates and times of service may have been exposed.
Proposed special conditions require Boeing to 'ensure that the airplanes' electronic systems are protected from access by unauthorized sources.'
The service was shut down for an hour as TweetDeck fixed an XSS vulnerability.
The need for encryption now is greater than ever.
The attackers who hit Feedly demanded money to make the attacks stop.
Thousands of new credit and debit cards, all of which were recently used at P.F. Chang's locations, are being offered for sale online.
Jennifer Robinson was sentenced to 121 months in prison for her involvement in the filing of fraudulent tax returns using stolen patient data.
More than 16,000 employees' and job applicants' names, identification numbers, contact details, education and work experience may have been accessed.
The affected members' names, addresses, birthdates, medical information and member identification numbers were sent to other members by mistake.
The sentence could be applied to hackers who cause loss of life, serious illness or injury, or serious damage to national security.
An undisclosed number of clients' names, addresses, birthdates and Social Security numbers may have been exposed.
The patients' personal information was sold to private companies marketing Registered Education Savings Plans.
Marcel Lazar Lehel was sentenced by a Romanian court to four years in prison.
According to the CSIS and McAfee, cybercrime could be costing the U.S. as many as 200,000 jobs.
Louis Francois was also ordered to pay $355,000 in restitution.
Delson Moo Hiang Kng placed an offensive image on the website of the president of Singapore's official residence.
Second quarter IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence report finds an uptick in spam volume.
An undisclosed number of customers' names, birthdates and Social Security numbers may have been stolen by a former employee.
The South Central Ambulance Service mistakenly published the age, sexuality and religion of each of its 2,826 staff members.
If Cameron Lacroix's plea agreement is accepted by the court, he'll be sentenced to four years in prison.
A LexisNexis survey also found that 52.5 percent of attorneys have used free consumer file sharing services to share client-privileged communications.
The link direct victims to a zip file hosted on Dropbox, which delivers a malicious executable.
An undisclosed numbers of employees' and retirees' names and Social Security numbers were mistakenly exposed.
Bryant Thompson was sentenced to 10 years in prison, and Quincy Walton was sentenced to seven years.
2,365 customers' contact details, medical care provider information and order histories were stolen by a former employee.
More than 1,000 donors' names, addresses, phone numbers, occupations, employers' names, and bank account or credit card details may have been exposed.
Some partial Social Security numbers and some full Social Security numbers were exposed.
Names, addresses, birthdates, Social Security numbers, clinical information and dates of service were exposed.
Communications between PCs infected by GameOver Zeus were redirected to government servers, and Cryptolocker command and control servers were seized.
The download installs a keylogger while claiming to verify that the victim's computer is 'clean.'
Clients' names, birthdates, treatment records, and health and clinical histories may have been exposed.
Detrius Elliott stole the identities of at least 78 hospital patients' financial guarantors.
Screenshots of checkout pages were stolen from the evening of May 4, 2014 until the morning of May 5, 2014.
The file management and optimization app is capable of sending SMS messages to premium rate numbers without the user's consent.
The laptop contained 46,771 Union Labor Life benefit plan participants' names, addresses and Social Security numbers.
Customers' names, email addresses, passwords, addresses, phone numbers and birthdates were accessed.
A former employee accessed more than 30,000 customers' credit card information.
A Courion survey also found that one in five U.K. employees say hackers do a 'worthwhile job' in exposing security flaws.
594 patients' names, birthdates, diagnoses, physicians' names and medications were accessed.
1,050 students' names, Social Security numbers, birthdates and addresses were exposed.
The drive contained the members' names and Social Security numbers, along with some medical information.
By 2016, according to SafeNet, 56 percent of organizations worldwide expect the majority of their users to leverage multi-factor authentication.
Names, addresses, phone numbers, birthdates and health information may have been accessed.
While only one user's data was accessed, all Android users are being advised to upgrade their apps as a precaution.
Names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, home addresses, phone numbers, hire dates and wage information were accessed.
What you do in your browser now forms a second factor of authentication for e-commerce transactions, thanks to IBM.
Customers' names, addresses, e-mail addresses and credit card numbers may have been accessed.
Hector Xavier Monsegur was sentenced to time served due to his 'extraordinary cooperation' with the FBI.
Users' nicknames, user names, e-mail addresses and hashed passwords were compromised.
The district's governing board recently approved an additional $300,000 for records management, and $2.3 million in lawyers' fees.
62 percent also say using a European-based cloud is easier from a regulatory and compliance perspective, according to Perspecsys.
Employees' names, addresses, birthdates, Social Security numbers and driver's license numbers may have been exposed.
An undisclosed number of Precision Planting customers' and employees' personal information may have been accessed.
Information potentially accessed includes the employees' Social Security numbers and credit card information.
In a world where anti-virus is no longer entirely effective, IBM launches new technology to secure endpoint devices.
'Attackers are compromising organizations almost at will,' the report states.
Ricky Joe Mitchell was also ordered to pay $428,000 in restitution, plus a $100,000 fine.
The utility's control system was compromised by a brute force attack.
Names, addresses, birthdates and Social Security numbers may have been exposed.
Users' names, e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers, birthdates and encrypted passwords were accessed.
The pair's alleged victims include Melbourne IT, NetSpeed, the ACT Long Service Leave Board and the Indonesian government.
Students' names, e-mail addresses and Social Security numbers were mistakenly made available online.
The hackers defaced the site with the statement, 'This site was hacked a victory for the Taliban.'
Approximately 1,800 students' personal information may have been captured by keylogging malware.
A former employee inappropriately accessed 20 patient records.
A link in the e-mail, which claims to provide a financial activity statement, downloads a malicious file.
The five have been charged with computer hacking, economic espionage and other offenses.
The attack allegedly cost the victim approximately $1.6 million in lost revenue.
Names, addresses, birthdates, email addresses, phone numbers, dental records, medical histories and Social Security numbers may have been exposed.
Members' names, addresses, and credit card or bank account information may have been stolen by a former employee.
Almost 1,000 customers have reported credit card fraud.
A former employee may have used the stolen data to file fraudulent tax returns.
The unencrypted server held clients' names, addresses and Social Security numbers.
The well-crafted attack uses a data Uniform Resource Identifier scheme, according to Bitdefender.
The most active, according to Damballa, see around 150,000 security events each day.
Names, titles, home addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, user names and passwords were exposed.
The hackers will be employed by the country's National Information Center to find vulnerabilities in Saudi Arabia's networks.
Customers' names, user names, passwords, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and credit card information may have been accessed.
Hector Xaxier Monsegur is now due to be sentenced on May 27, 2014.
The unidentified teenager is suspected of involvement in 30 such attacks, according to the Ottawa Police Service.
More than 121 million Dogecoins may have been stolen.
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