A Baltimore, Maryland-based healthcare organization has agreed to spend nearly $8 million improving and maintaining its data security as "injunctive relief" to settle a class action lawsuit involving two data breaches that affected a total of about 540,000 individuals.
A U.S. federal jury found Joe Sullivan, former chief security officer of Uber, guilty of covering up a 2016 data breach that exposed the personal information of tens of millions of account holders. The trial was a landmark, likely marking the first time a chief security officer has faced criminal charges over an...
Australia's largest telecom provider acknowledged Tuesday a data breach, but said the data came from a now-defunct employee rewards program from 2017. A company executive accused the hacker behind the breach of seeking to profit from a tense climate created by a much larger breach at rival Optus.
Upscale Asian hotelier Shangri-La Group has copped to a data breach incident that may affect hundreds of thousands of guests. The hotel detected unauthorized access to its guest database in July but didn't notify guests or regulators until September.
The United States is arguably involved in a cyberwar against Russia and China - and appears to be losing. In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Tom Kellerman of Contrast Security and Richard Bird of Traceable.ai discuss what the U.S. government and companies need to do to win this cyberwar.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses what went wrong for Optus in the wake of one of Australia's biggest data breach incidents, the state of code security today and the growing trend of private equity firms pursuing take-private deals.
American Airlines says unauthorized access to its email system is behind a July data breach incident affecting more than 1,700 individuals. Someone synced with an employee's inbox to send out phishing emails that appeared to come from the Texas-based airliner.
Should the now-former CSO of Uber have reported a security incident to authorities after discovering signs of unusual behavior? That's one of the big questions now being asked in the closely watched trial of Joe Sullivan, who's been charged with covering up a data breach and paying off hackers.
Australian telecommunications giant Optus is warning that current and former customers' personal details were exposed, including some driver's license and passport details, but no passwords or financial details, after it suffered a major data breach.
Customers of app-based bank Revolut should be on guard for phishing attempts after a data breach exposed personal details such as names, emails and telephone numbers. The London-based fintech startup told Lithuanian authorities the hacking incident affects more than 50,000 customers.
A Michigan law firm recently told regulators about a hacking incident discovered nearly a year ago that has affected the protected health information of more than 255,000 individuals, including members of a Michigan health plan. Some of the compromised data was a decade old.
A Colorado-based urology practice agreed to compensate nearly 138,000 individuals affected by a September 2021 hacking incident under the terms of a potential multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit settlement. The settlement is headed for final court approval next month.
The NFL's San Francisco 49ers will notify more than 20,000 Americans that online attackers likely stole their name and Social Security number from the sports franchise's corporate network in a February network security incident. Ransomware-as-a-service group BlackByte took credit for the attack.
A former employee of multistate senior living chain Avamere Health Services LLC has filed a proposed class action lawsuit accusing the company of negligence and other allegations in the wake of a hacking incident affecting her as well as 381,000 employees and patients.
The Russian digital streaming platform Start acknowledged a data breach but downplayed its severity and said the vulnerability has been fixed. A Russian-language Telegram channel that monitors the dark web says it has published information on nearly 44 million customers.