The UK Information Commissioner's Office has fined the Kent Police Â£100,000 for leaving behind confidential information, including copies of police interview tapes, in the basement of their former police station.
Speculation surrounding the cause of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 hasn't included the possibility of a cyber-attack. But one cybersecurity expert contends hacking an airliner is feasible.
NATO has confirmed that two if its websites were hit by a distributed-denial-of-service attack on March 15 that caused intermittent site downtime. Ukrainian hacktivists are claiming responsibility for the incident.
Cosmetics supplies retailer Sally Beauty Supply now acknowledges that fewer than 25,000 records containing payment card data were illegally accessed and possibly removed as a result of a network intrusion.
Umpqua Bank is the latest U.S. banking institution to file a class action lawsuit against Target Corp. But what makes this suit stand out from the crowd of litigants? Two attorneys offer their insights.
In a preliminary step toward enactment of a new EU data protection law, the European Parliament on March 12 approved a draft proposal for a comprehensive overhaul of the EU's 1995 data protection directive.