The Carphone Warehouse cyber-attack shows the potential cost of a cyber-attack but cyber-insurance can help mitigate it, says Simon Gilbert.
Data breach by holiday company, Thomson, reveals the personal details of nearly 500 customers.
Adobe ordered to pay $1.1 million (US) in legal fees as well as an "undisclosed settlement" to users following breach that affected 38 million.
A lawsuit has been filed against UCLA Health System, UCLA Medical Sciences and The Regents of the University of California for compromise of private data.
UK-based privacy rights group highlights poor security practices in local authorities
Personal details of up to 2.4 million customers of Carphone Warehouse - including encrypted credit card details - have been reported stolen, with the ICO now investigating.
Sony data breach survives motion to dismiss following up from class action suit filed against them in March.
UK charity CALM says that its website was hacked and defaced on July 24th, in an attack that has been described as 'motiveless' and 'senseless'.
The number of data breaches has continued to grow in 2015. Barely a day goes by without a company or country falling victim to a cyber-security attack, says Gary Newe.
Peer‐to‐Peer (P2P) file sharing tracker initially condemned due to false positive
French broadcaster TV5Monde is still without Internet and other key IT functions three months after a nation-state hacker took control of its TV channels and hijacked social media accounts. Meanwhile, the data breach costs are mounting up.
This week's ICYMI column looks at the most-read stories on SC this week, including our investigation on VFS Global, the UK government's attitude towards encryption and the continuing fall-out from the Ashley Madison hack.
Caught with its pants down, Ashley Madison clearly failed to practice safe security. How damaging is this for the company and could users take it to court?
Online 'adultery dating' website Ashley Madison has been hacked by a group calling itself 'The Impact Team', with 37 million customers' details potentially exposed.
This week's 'In Case You Missed It' column looks at the five most-read articles on SC this week, from the intricacies of ransomware and the supposed death of Adobe Flash to hacking a professional cycling team.
Cycling's Team Sky has called in lawyers to investigate the possible theft of performance data for team leader Chris Froome.
This week's ICYMI column looks at Tor sniffing, old-school router attacks and the fallout from the Hacking Team data breach.
Alex Vovk explains how to leverage security policy and ensure it's performing correctly to prevent a data breach.
Norman Shaw looks at the causes of data breaches, what it costs and what the market needs to consider in order to protect itself.
Alexander Pope said, "To err is human; to forgive, divine." Could he have been thinking of the infamous Bank of England email leak when he said that, asks Rainer Gawlick.
The problem with targeted attacks, of course, is that they are designed to stay hidden, as we learned from a recent hacking case, says Kev Pearce.