The breach at Target stores that may have affected as many as 40 million credit and debit card account holders is a watershed moment that could greatly raise awareness of cybersecurity risks, says privacy attorney David Navetta.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including the sentencing of a hacker who modified his medical college entrance exam grades and a breach affecting Colorado state employees.
U.S. Attorney Steve Wiggington says identity theft, especially linked to card skimming, is still the No. 1 fraud threat facing financial services institutions as well as consumers. He stresses information sharing is critical for fighting fraud.
Organizations must guard against making three common mistakes when conducting an investigation of a data breach or fraud incident, says attorney Kim Peretti, a former Department of Justice cybercrime prosecutor.
In this week's breach roundup, read about TD Bank notifying 17,000 customers about the disclosure of their bank account statements and the theft of a hard drive that impacted 7,000 patients at University Hospitals of Cleveland.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including the Medical University of South Carolina notifying 7,000 individuals that their credit card information was compromised as a result of a card processor breach.
In notifying customers of a breach, the online archiving service Evernote might have confused some customers by sending them an e-mail that contained a clickable link to be used to reset passwords - despite warning against using such links.