Secret Service Investigates Breach at U.S. Govt IT Contractor

Secret Service Investigates Breach at U.S. Govt IT Contractor

The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a breach at a Virginia-based government technology contractor that saw access to several of its systems put up for sale in the cybercrime underground, KrebsOnSecurity has ...

Data breach costs continue to soar

Propelled by rising amounts of data, business process digitization and regulatory fines, organizations’ data breach costs are expected to soar from $3 trillion annually to more than $5 trillion by 2024, according ...
Ransomware Bites Dental Data Backup Firm

Ransomware Bites Dental Data Backup Firm

PerCSoft, a Wisconsin-based company that manages a remote data backup service relied upon by hundreds of dental offices across the country, is struggling to restore access to client systems after falling victim ...
Cybersecurity Firm Imperva Discloses Breach

Cybersecurity Firm Imperva Discloses Breach

Imperva, a leading provider of Internet firewall services that help Web sites block malicious cyberattacks, alerted customers on Tuesday that a recent data breach exposed email addresses, scrambled passwords, API keys and ...
Breach at Hy-Vee Supermarket Chain Tied to Sale of 5M+ Stolen Credit, Debit Cards

Breach at Hy-Vee Supermarket Chain Tied to Sale of 5M+ Stolen Credit, Debit Cards

On Tuesday of this week, one of the more popular underground stores peddling credit and debit card data stolen from hacked merchants announced a blockbuster new sale: More than 5.3 million new ...
SEC Investigating Data Leak at First American Financial Corp.

SEC Investigating Data Leak at First American Financial Corp.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating a security failure on the Web site of real estate title insurance giant First American Financial Corp. that exposed more than 885 million ...
What We Can Learn from the Capital One Hack

What We Can Learn from the Capital One Hack

On Monday, a former Amazon employee was arrested and charged with stealing more than 100 million consumer applications for credit from Capital One. Since then, many have speculated the breach was perhaps ...
Equifax Settlement

Equifax Settlement: Don’t get phished by scammers

The Equifax Settlement Website is easily spoofed, and it’s already happening. The Equifax Data Breach resulted in the credit bureau agreeing to a $650-700-million settlement. Those affected had a choice... The post ...

Real-Time Observations in Security Hygiene

The most recent breach is notable in that several missteps occurred. These missteps are good reminders of the importance of security hygiene in a hyperconnected world. Take a moment to review and ...
Capital One Data Theft Impacts 106M People

Capital One Data Theft Impacts 106M People

Federal prosecutors this week charged a Seattle woman with stealing data from more than 100 million credit applications made with Capital One Financial Corp. Incredibly, much of this breached played out publicly ...
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