Security experts are advising Google users to change their passwords in the wake of almost 5 million usernames and passwords surfacing on Russian cybercrime forums. But some of the stolen data may be several years old.
Google has launched a seven-city EU tour to discuss the so-called "right to be forgotten." But legal and privacy experts are debating whether Google is seeking an honest and open discussion, or trying to undermine a polarizing European court ruling.
Now that Home Depot has confirmed its payments breach, industry experts weigh the possibility that the home-improvement giant's attack is linked to earlier breaches at Target, Sally Beauty and P.F. Chang's.
What steps can organizations take to mitigate insider fraud threats? Michael Theis of Carnegie Mellon, a featured speaker at ISMG's upcoming Fraud Summits in Toronto and London, explains why using data analytics is key.
The EU is expected to approve in October an updated data protection law that spells out uniform breach notification requirements, security expert Jacky Wagner explains. The measure would apply to any business that targets Europeans.
Apple's advice to always use strong passwords and two-factor authentication ignores that image hackers are bypassing those controls - and celebrities aren't the only victims. Here's what needs to change.
A decision as to when a cyber-attack would lead to the invocation of Article 5 - the provision that states an attack on one member state is deemed an attack on all members - will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Apple plans to add safeguards to help address security vulnerabilities exploited by celebrity photo hackers. But some security experts contend that the proposed changes won't block iCloud account hackers.
If the U.S. military awarded a decoration for hacking, Army Col. Gregory Conti would wear it proudly on his uniform. Hear Conti, director of the Army Cyber Institute, explain why ethical hacking helps drive America's innovation engine.
Enterprises need to think beyond malware, breaches and insider threats when assessing information security. Keeping hardware up and running - available - is a crucial aspect of securing essential data.
Goodwill Industries International says in an update about a breach affecting about 330 of its stores that approximately 868,000 payment cards were exposed. It also identifies the malware used to compromise a third-party vendor's systems.