Yahoo will confirm later this week that hackers did breach its systems in 2012, stealing personal data for about 200 million accounts, including easily decrypted passwords
Sources close to the situation confirmed the massive data breach to Recode. Yahoo admitted
A company that provides cash register software to a Woolworths-owned hotel group has been hacked by Ukrainian cyber-criminals, with sensitive client details put up for sale on the internet.
H&L Australia, whose clients include Woolworths-owned Australian Leisure and Hospitality (ALH)
Popular customer review service Yelp launched a new public bug bounty programme on 6 September, calling on white-hat hackers and security researchers to trawl through its websites and mobile app for security vulnerabilities that could potentially affect its users and
Another week, another massive data leak. This time around, it’s 800,000 accounts from iconic porn site Brazzers. Although the data originated from their forum, users who have never signed up may be caught up in the breach.
The data was
It is often the illusive “H Factor” – the human element – that ends up being the weakest link that makes cyber-attacks and data breaches possible.
It is often the illusive “H Factor” – the human element – that ends
Eddie Bauer is looking into a sophisticated malware intrusion of its point of sale systems.
The company said unauthorized parties accessed payment card information, including cardholder name, number, security code and expiration date, at retail stores between Jan. 2 and
Local health care providers said they have taken note of a data breach at a clinic in Athens that exposed the private information and medical history of some 200,000 current and former patients.
“What’s so scary about this … every
List: Cyber security experts give CBR their take on the latest data breach to make waves in the industry.
Sage has reported a data breach, with the company notching up the column inches since the disclosure of the breach and
IBM’s Worldwide Security Solution Architect has waded into the census privacy debacle, declaring Australia’s sensitive census data will be “inevitably” hacked.
Philip Nye, a global security executive based on the Gold Coast, addressed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Trade Minister
A study from market research company Aite Group, sponsored by electronic banking and payment solutions provider ACI Worldwide found that internet users in Brazil and Mexico are far more worried about different categories of fraud like identity theft and credit
The impact from a data breach on an enterprise can be a mixed bag. For some, like small suppliers, a compromise of sensitive data and credentials can lead to a few hundred or thousand dollars fraudulently obtained from a business
CEOs’ compensation – including salary, bonuses and stock options – should be linked to their companies’ cyber security performance, according to a new report from the Culture, Media and Sport committee.
The report comes after an inquiry into cyber security
With recent news stories about U.S. hospitals and police stations being the victims of computer hackers who demand ransoms to bring computers back online, there is no time like the present to be proactive.
In February, a hospital in Hollywood
It began with an early morning phone call and instant fear for the technology director of Horry County, South Carolina’s school district.
Computer servers were acting unusual, and Charles Hucks listened as his administrators described frozen computers and a cryptic
Half the population of Turkey potentially opened up to identity theft and privacy violations after information posted to server hosted in Romania
A database posted online allegedly contains the personal information of 49 million people on the Turkish citizenship database,
The battle against credit card fraud is inching forward.
As of Thursday, the liability for fraud committed using traditional MasterCard and Visa magnetic-stripe credit and debit cards will shift from banks to stores. The move is part of a drive
Samantha Cameron sent messages via intermediaries at a shop in Chipping Norton to Rebekah Brooks after David Cameronreportedly “threw her to the wolves” during the phone hacking scandal, an excerpt from the former Tory donor Lord Ashcroft’s book has claimed.
A teenage boy in North Carolina has been prosecuted for having nude pictures of himself on his own mobile phone. The young man, who is now 17 but was 16 at the time the photos were discovered, had to strike
We’ve heard the warnings for years now to avoid sketchy ATMs, yet folks continue to withdraw from hacked ATMs and later watch helplessly as money drains from their accounts.
Thanks in part to slow adoption of EMV chip smart cards
Vodafone Australia has admitted an employee hacked a journalist’s phone records in an attempt to uncover her sources for stories, but the telecommunications company denies any “improper behaviour”, despite internal emails suggesting it deliberately misled authorities about systemic privacy breaches.