Thefts of iPhones in New York, San Francisco and London declined after Apple added a remote-disabling feature. Now Google and Microsoft have promised to offer the feature in their mobile operating systems.
Advanced payments technologies, such as chip cards, tokenization and end-to-end encryption, are effective at stopping card fraud at retailers, but only if they're used as part of a comprehensive threat-mitigation plan, says First Data's Paul Kleinschnitz.
Joining the FBI and New York City police as a member of the newly formed financial cybercrimes task force is the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. A regional transit company battling financial cybercrime? Makes sense when you look at its network.
Two months after the OpenSSL flaw known as Heartbleed was discovered, remediation efforts have slowed. But several security experts laud businesses' rapid response to the threat, noting that they've installed related fixes more quickly than usual.
A bank's $350,000 settlement with a California oil company should serve as a reminder that reasonable security measures offered by banks are increasingly critical to the outcome of account takeover disputes.
A DDoS attack and subsequent data breach that led to the shuttering of source code hosting firm Code Spaces offers an eye-opening reminder to be aware of attacks used as a diversionary tactic to draw attention away from devastating hacking.
A handful of cybersecurity bills could come up for votes next week in Senate committees. But will the entire Senate get to vote on the measures? No major cybersecurity bill has passed the Senate since 2002.
A privacy activist's case against Facebook for allegedly sharing Europeans' personal data with the NSA in violation of EU data protection rules has been referred to the European Court of Justice for review.
A report from the Rand Corp. says the dearth of cybersecurity professionals puts the U.S. at risk, but the situation should improve. The NSA, however, is successfully attracting IT security specialists.
The U.K. government's legal justification for spying en masse on British residents' online communications - Google searches, Facebook posts, Webmail - is questioned by privacy and Internet law experts as part of a case triggered by Edward Snowden's leaks.
While P.F. Chang's China Bistro has warned customers that their card information may have been compromised in a data breach, several fraud experts say they have yet to see a related increase in fraud. Learn the latest developments.