Spec's, the fifth largest wine retailer in the US, has leaked 550,000 customers' card details, after some of its systems were compromised for close to 17 months.
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What should you do about the latest Word zero-day? What does Mr Rockefeller think of SnapChat? And is that MS-DOS I see before me?
Watch 60 Sec Security for 29 March 2014, and find out!
Microsoft has admitted that it had read a former employee's email to confirm he had leaked confidential company information. While the search is considered legal, the company's actions have drawn attention from privacy violation critics.
Is a browser less secure if more people like to hack it? Is it OK to ignore alerts simply because you get too many? Do you back yourself to spot every single phish? And just how smart is the Google Play Store?
Chester and Duck dissect these issues with their usual style in this week's Chet Chat podcast...
WhatsApp, the super-popular SMS replacement acquired by Facebook for $19 billion, continues to wrestle with a thorny problem.
How can it tame the public's attitude to its own attitude to privacy?
100,000 employees' bank details were breached last week in what the company suggested was an insider job. A Morrisons employee has been arrested in Leeds.
Many of us know what PCI DSS stands for, but we haven't actually read through the standard.
John Shier was one of them - so he decided to put things to rights...
Paul Ducklin looks at a recent Bitcoin phish, and offers some tips on how not to get suckered in just because things look familiar...
Which browser plugin withstood PWN2OWN? How big was the latest South Korean megabreach? What happens when hackers attack phishers?
Find out in 60 Second Security...
Target's sophisticated security system went on full alert after detecting malware on the company’s network on 30 November last year and could have prevented the theft of 40 million credit and debit card numbers a few days later, according to a new report.
Morrisons is scrambling to tell employees that the staff payroll system has been raided, with the thieves taking names, addresses and bank details of staff.
The hacker behind the pasting of Edward Snowden's mug onto the EC-Council's site also managed to send a password-reset to its cloud-based enterprise email and get control of some customers' accounts.
Join the dynamic duo for another entertaining quarter-hour on security.
There's Patch Tuesday, the impending end of XP, Advanced Persistent Threatitis, and some astonishing statistics about CryptoLocker.
Universities seem to be evergreen targets for hackers, with two more breaches announced in the past week or so. This time it's the turn of North Dakota University System and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service charity suffered a data breach back in 2012. Now the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has ruled that the charity fell foul of data protection laws when it failed to realise that its own website was storing personal information.