A Tokyo man has been arrested for his alleged role in a data breach at Benesse Holdings Inc., a Japanese education service provider, which compromised the personally identifiable information of up to 20.7 million customers.
A controversial U.K. "emergency" surveillance bill has become law, just seven days after being introduced to Parliament. But a privacy rights group has already promised to challenge the new law in court.
Two zero-day vulnerabilities reportedly were exploited by the attackers who hacked NASDAQ's systems in 2010. While a senior U.S. legislator claims the hackers had "nation-state" backing, security experts say it's still not clear who hacked NASDAQ or why.
TotalBank, a subsidiary of Banco Popular that has 21 locations in South Florida, is notifying 72,500 customers that their account information was potentially exposed after an unauthorized third party gained access to the bank's computer network.
Federal authorities say the successful prosecution of a member of an international cybercrime ring proves progress is being made in shuttering ATM cash-out schemes. But some experts say processors and prepaid cards will continue to be targeted by attackers.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology should use the cryptographic community to help vet the advice it gets from the National Security Agency when creating cryptography guidance, a panel of prominent experts recommends.
Three Chinese nationals seeking to make "big bucks" broke into the computers of Boeing and other military contractors, stealing secrets on transport aircraft, a U.S. criminal complaint says. Read how they allegedly did it.
British police have worked with an international consortium of law enforcement agencies and information security firms to disrupt financial malware known as Shylock used to infect more than 60,000 PCs and steal millions of dollars.