The major hardware maker has admitted to a nearly year-long credit card breach - just the latest in a string of companies that have suffered Adobe ColdFusion vulnerabilities-related exploits.
Cyber crooks may have broken into Harley Medical Group, a cosmetic surgery firm with 21 clinics in the UK, to filch the intimate details of about 480,000 potential patients and then try to extort money from the company.
Fallout from the epic Target data breach continues, as state lawmakers seek to hold retailers liable for financial damages caused by breaches spawned by their businesses, rather than financial institutions who issue credit and payment cards.
How long did Apple leave holes in Safari? What punishment can a convicted support call scammer expect? And what happens when a liquor store springs a leak?
Find out in 60 Second Security. the security news video that only takes a minute...
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.
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!
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...
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.
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.
What about support for OS X Lion and Mountain Lion? Can a rootkit be a blessing in disguise? Will federal US data breach laws make things better or worse?
Chester and Duck once again aim their entertaining expertise at the security news of the week...
How harmless is that "Facebook shutting down on 29 February" hoax?
Is system reimaging really a security tool?
Find out this and more! 60 Sec Security - 01 Mar 2014
Chester ducks out of booth duties at the RSA 2014 conference in San Francisco to bring you this week's Chet Chat.
From Apple's SSL bug to Adobe's second-in-a-month emergency Flash update, Chet and Duck once again help you to learn from others' mistakes.
Another Flash emergency already? More SEA hacking? Why have the password "changeme" if you don't? How big a fine for a 20,000,000 record breach?
It'll only take you a minute to find out!
Cybercrime is all about the money. And, in the end, that money leads back to the financial sector. Banks, credit unions, insurers and everyone charged with looking after our money and covering us when something bad happens are starting to feel the pinch from the steady growth in cybercriminality.
If it felt like the last year saw more and bigger data breaches than usual, well, that's because it did.
Former employees and others familiar with the breach investigation said at least one analyst recommended a thorough security review prior to Target's upgrading its payment system. Did the review actually happen, or was it lost in the cacophony of warnings security teams and government agencies constantly put forth?
Where do you find Extreme Spammers? Can you find the exploit unicorn? And how did Target get breached?
Find out in 60 Sec Security for 08 Feb 2014...
White Lodging runs businesses such as gift shops and restaurants within big US hotel brands. Guests at one of those hotel brands, Marriott, are advised to check their card statements following the discovery of a 9-month-long card suctioning operation.