Federal authorities have charged a Dutch hacker for the role he played in an elaborate scheme that targeted POS systems and networks to steal credit card details that were later sold on websites for fraudulent purposes.
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.
A successful effort to build a corporate culture that values privacy should be built on ideas that come from the rank-and-file staff in all departments, says Jan Hillier, a specialist in managing change.
FTC settlement agreements in two cases involving data exposed on peer-to-peer networks offer a reminder of the risks involved in using the networks. Social Security numbers, healthcare information and other personal details were exposed.
Consumers want more control when it comes to ensuring security during mobile banking. But most financial institutions have been reluctant to give end-users too much control. Why? Javelin's Jim Van Dyke offers some answers.
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.
An attorney, mortgage broker, loan processor and loan originator have been indicted for the roles they allegedly played in a fraud scheme involving at least 35 mortgage loans worth more than $16.2 million.
In response to Congress' request for additional information, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has changed its story about how it found out about a July 2011 breach affecting its Thrift Savings Plan.