A combination of technical and managerial problems set the stage for hackers to breach a Department of Energy database last summer, a new report shows. The incident cost the department millions of dollars.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a malware attack that potentially affected 59,000 clients of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, which offers healthcare and other services.
Federal authorities in New York have charged 23 individuals for the roles they allegedly played in a $2 million counterfeit payment card scheme. Cooperation between retailers and law enforcement was vital to the takedown.
NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander says the agency has taken 41 actions to prevent leaks by insiders in the wake of disclosures of classified documents about the agency's surveillance programs by former agency contractor Edward Snowden.
Call center fraud is one of the leading threats that financial institutions will battle next year because fraudsters consider the centers to be an easy target. But what can be done to mitigate this threat?
A letter from eight prominent online companies to President Obama and Congress calls for reform of government surveillance programs, outlining concerns about the way the NSA monitors online and telephone communications.
Hackers have pilfered some 2 million user passwords and credentials for Facebook and other social media and Internet sites, according to IT security provider Trustwave. The hackers attacked computers in about 100 nations.
Chase says hackers compromised servers for the bank's UCard Center website for prepaid card accountholders, potentially exposing card numbers. The bank is not reissuing cards, but it's offering free credit monitoring.