2015 Neiman Marcus data breach more damaging than first reported

Read why Greg Masters says that the 2015 Neiman Marcus data breach was more damaging than first reported on SC Magazine : Neiman Marcus is not having a good month as far as public relations are concerned. First, according to a report on Data Breach Today, on April 14 the luxury retailer had to file a […]

Neiman Agrees to Pay $1.6M Over Data Breach

After three years of litigation, Neiman Marcus has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a class action over a security breach that exposed the credit card information of about 350,000 customers. Settlement papers were filed with a federal judge Friday in a case that alleged Neiman was liable for the breach because it failed to […]

Businesses Pan FCC Data-Breach Deadlines

The State Privacy and Security Coalition has asked the FCC to grant the petitions of ISPs, ad agencies and others to reconsider its broadband privacy rules. It is preaching to the choir when it comes to the Republican FCC majority, which voted last week to stay part of the rules implementation and signaled they wanted to […]

Home Depot to Pay Banks $25 Million in Data Breach Settlement

Home Depot has taken another step to move on from its colossal 2014 data breach, which involved hackers stealing email or credit card information from more than 50 million customers by infiltrating self check-out terminals. Read more about the Home Depot’s data breach settlement on Fortune.

New IoT Cybersecurity Alliance formed by AT&T, IBM, others

A group of businesses from across the IoT value chain have formed the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance, aiming to use their combined expertise to allay business concerns about the Internet of Things and solve its security challenges. Read about the new Internet of Things cyber security alliance formed by AT&T, IBM, Nokia, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, […]

Dark Web Paying Corporate staffs to Leak secrets

This is not the first time when ‘Dark Web’ is in news for their notorious deeds, this time they are in news for paying corporate workers to leak information most importantly stock prices (earnings reports etc). After this people are constantly asking about the ‘Dark Web’ which is famously known as ‘Dark Net’, a name which […]

Hackers are seeking out company insiders on the black market

If you’re the CEO of a company, here’s another threat you need to worry about: hackers trying to recruit your employees for insider-related crimes. Researchers at security firms RedOwl and IntSights have noticed growing activity from online black market dealers trying to recruit company employees for insider trading and cashing out stolen credit card numbers. Read […]

Regulators say a foreign government caused Anthem’s massive data breach

One of the biggest cybercrimes in the history of healthcare was the result of a foreign government that hacked its way into nearly 100 computer systems operated by major health insurer Anthem Inc. Read about California Insurance Commissioner David Jones’ statement that Anthem data breach was caused by a foreign government on Internet Health Management.

Pace of 2016 Data Breaches Continues to Set New Record

A financial advisor at Ameriprise Financial Inc. accidentally exposed hundreds of investment portfolios last week. The portfolios were valued in the tens of millions of dollars, according to a report at ZDnet. The advisor had an internet-connected backup hard drive at home set to synchronize over the internet with the office hard drive. Neither had a […]

Yahoo says one billion accounts exposed in newly discovered security breach

Yahoo Inc warned on Wednesday that it had uncovered yet another massive cyber attack, saying data from more than 1 billion user accounts was compromised in August 2013, making it the largest breach in history. Read more about the latest data breach at Yahoo which exposed 1 billion users on Reuters.