Mattel will sell a cloud-connected $75 "Hello Barbie" doll that can "listen" to what kids are saying and talk back. But security experts warn that anything that connects to the Internet can - and will - be hacked.
A former customer service representative at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is among 11 individuals recently arrested in connection with an alleged identity theft scheme that resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars in credit fraud.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was set to star in a satirical video game, in which he battled the forces of imperialist oppression with the help of unicorns and narwals - until hackers apparently disrupted game development.
Financial services company Morgan Stanley has fired an employee who it claims stole account data for hundreds of thousands of clients and posted a small subset of it online. Find out how many clients were affected.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces that five individuals have been arrested and charged for their alleged role in a New York-area ID theft ring that targeted customers of local banks and resulted in $850,000 in fraud losses.
What steps can organizations take to mitigate insider fraud threats? Michael Theis of Carnegie Mellon, a featured speaker at ISMG's upcoming Fraud Summits in Toronto and London, explains why using data analytics is key.
News about the existence of a new government leaker exposing national security documents shows that - even one year after Edward Snowden - organizations still don't have a handle on the insider threat.
A multi-layered approach known as "context-aware security" is the most effective strategy for fighting both insider and external cyberthreats, says Gartner analyst Avivah Litan, who explains how this strategy works.
Using technology to devalue card data, and leveraging data analytics, are essential to efforts to crack down on fraud, Visa's Ellen Richey said in her keynote presentation at the San Francisco Fraud Summit.
The recent Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report notes more than 16,000 incidents in the past year where sensitive information was unintentionally exposed. "Nearly every incident involves some element of human error," the report notes.
Eight defendants have been charged in an alleged identity theft fraud scheme involving the theft of personal information from a call center for use in unauthorized wire transfers and to obtain payment cards.