The Equifax data breach—one of the largest breaches ever made public—has the potential to be the catalyst for a major change in the way that courts look at the damage that data breaches cause to victims.
Equifax confirmed that a vulnerability in Apache Struts 2, patched in March, was used to hack into the firm and steal data on 143 million individuals. Is that the whole story?
The leak of data on U.S. veterans this week is just the latest to be tied back to insecure cloud-based storage. What’s going on? Let’s take a look.
A group of attackers with suspected ties to the Russian government has been conducting a long-term campaign that has penetrated the networks of energy providers in both the United States and Europe, giving them access to vital systems and the potential ability to cause power disruptions at their leisure.
A South Carolina school district is the latest to do the ransomware two step: assuring parents that data encrypted and held hostage by the criminals wasn’t “accessed” by them. Nice try.
The hack of everyone’s favorite entertainment mill could be bigger than the hack of Sony Entertainment. We break down what happened.
FedEx’s disclosure of a material impact from NotPetya last week highlighted the awkward two-step that companies play around malware outbreaks and data breaches.
The cost to firms of a data breach is high – $3.6 million on average – but that’s down from last year, a study by IBM and The Ponemon Institute finds.
Asked about the possibility of systemic cyber attacks, risk experts cited the possibility of a mass breach in industries like healthcare and finance as a top concern.
A report from the firm Bitglass said healthcare breaches hit an all-time high in 2016, amid warnings that even pediatric patient data is being used by cybercriminals and identity thieves.