Proposed breach notification legislation before Australia's parliament hopes to curb the disclosure of information to other countries. Privacy lawyer FranÃ§oise Gilbert explains the provision's significance.
How were four Russians and a Ukrainian allegedly able to steal more than 160 million payment card numbers from corporate networks over seven years? An indictment announced by U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman provides details.
By being transparent, federal government agencies can minimize public concern that government monitors individual speech and action on social media, new guidance from the U.S. federal CIO Council advises.
Authorities say malware attacks that targeted card data at Global Payments, Heartland and others constitute the largest card fraud scheme ever prosecuted. But security experts debate the impact the indictments announced this week will have on global fraud trends.
Federal authorities announced indictments this week in a massive fraud scheme involving 160 million payment cards. Here is a rundown on the businesses affected by those attacks, and the data that was compromised.
Federal authorities have indicted five Russians and Ukrainians linked to Heartland hacker Albert Gonzalez for the roles they allegedly played in a credit and debit card fraud scheme that compromised more than 160 million cards.
The National Security Agency is piloting a new program, as a result of the Edward Snowden incident, in which systems administrators with top-secret clearance can access certain secret documents only with the approval of another colleague.
Sony Entertainment Network will withdraw its appeal of a Â£250,000 fine - that's nearly $390,000 - for not taking appropriate steps to safeguard customers' personal information when hackers attacked its PlayStation Network in April 2011.