By Jeffrey Roman, September 19, 2014
Travel-booking website Viator is notifying approximately 1.4 million customers about a data breach that could potentially affect payment card data, along with other personal information, used to make bookings through the company's websites and mobile offerings.
In August, Viator officially became part of the TripAdvisor family of ......
By Jeffrey Roman, September 20, 2014. Follow Jeffrey @gen_sec
Sheplers, a western-wear retailer based in Frisco, Texas, says the company's payment systems have been breached by hackers who gained access to some of its customers' payment card information.
The breach potentially impacts customers who used payment cards at Sheplers' retail locations ...
By Jeffrey Roman, September 23, 2014
Latest in Series of Legal Actions Against Retailer By Jeffrey Roman
A $500 million class action lawsuit against Home Depot has been filed in Canada following the disclosure by the retailer that 56 million payment cards were exposed in a data breach.
July 23 2014 By Robert Siciliano in Featured , IT
The biggest threat to your data may not come from external hackers. Here's how to guard against intentional or accidental internal cyber breaches.
The NSA leaks we keep hearing about are a constant reminder of just how vulnerable data is and how this vulnerability can result in data breaches by organization insiders
July 23, 2014 By Priya Anand, MarketWatch
Cybercriminals are sneaking past security protections to access online accounts across 34 banks in Switzerland, Sweden, Austria and Japan. And in doing so, experts say, the hackers are defeating whats often touted as one of the more effective online security protocols.
The attack can get past two-factor authentication, which requires customers .....