The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have arrested and charged a 19-year-old London, Ontario, man for his alleged role in exploiting the Heartbleed vulnerability to steal data from the Canada Revenue Agency website.
Computer hardware retailer LaCie is notifying customers about a breach involving payment card data that went on for almost a year. A forensics investigation of the incident, which involved malware, is continuing.
The nation's largest financial institution, JPMorgan Chase, is taking an appropriate leadership role by describing how it's ramping up its security efforts, say analysts, who assess the bank's plans for three cybersecurity centers.
In the wake of recent high-profile retail breaches, the PCI Security Standards Council is supporting a move toward chip card technology that conforms to the Europay, MasterCard, Visa Standard, says General Manager Bob Russo.
The indictment of nine alleged participants in a fraud scheme that involved infecting thousands of business computers with Zeus malware to steal millions of dollars shows that the malware remains a formidable ongoing threat.
Tech companies continue to respond to the Heartbleed vulnerability by issuing alerts and patches to mitigate potential data compromises. Learn the latest advice from Trend Micro and ICSA Labs, plus updates from Rackspace, Akamai and Bitcoin.