Howard Schmidt takes exception with aspects of our blog that addresses his position in the White House hierarchy and relationship with agencies' chief information security officers. Here's his response.
Global Payments Inc., the breached payments processor, now says the scope of its self-discovered data breach may be broader than initially reported and involve personal data collected from merchant customers.
The online dating website eHarmony has warned a "small fraction" of its users of a June 6 breach that likely exposed hashed passwords. Whether the incident is related to a LinkedIn breach has not been confirmed.
Israel is being blamed - or, perhaps, taking credit - for the creation of Flame, the sophisticated cyberspyware that has targeted organizations in the Middle East, especially its mortal enemy, the government of Iran.
A U.S. District Court has sentenced the last key figure from 2009's Operation Phish Phry, a two-year international cybercrime investigation that resulted in the arrest of 100 fraudsters on two continents.