An anonymous group of hackers claims to have compromised seven million Dropbox accounts, although there is early speculation that this could be a Bitcoin scam or duplicate data coming from an earlier breach.
The CEO of US investment bank JPMorgan says the company will double its spending in cyber-security following a data breach which affected approximately 84 million account holders.
This week's In Case You Missed It column looks at concerns around data trust and transparency, and the latest serious data breach at one of the biggest technology start-ups.
Renowned cryptographer Bruce Schneier took aim at the security industry and poor incident response planning during a typically forthright talk in London yesterday.
The JPMorgan hack is already having a knock-on effect in the UK, with the government and private sector seeking to better protect financial institutions from cyber-criminals.
A UK-based insurer has joined banking group JPMorgan in admitting this week that it has been hacked, with 83 million customer accounts compromised on the latter.
Wearable technology raises many of the same concerns as smart phones and USBs - recording, storing and transmission of data by individuals - and your security policies should include that risk says Paul Martini.
Travel firm Viator has suffered a data breach that has compromised the credentials or payment card details of up to 1.4 million of its customers.
Face-to-face information-sharing with peers is a vital route to learn industry fraud-prevention lessons says Tim Lansdale.
The Home Depot card data breach may have continued for longer than the Target attack late last year, according to new reports.
Recent research suggests European business are very concerned about the security and transparency of cloud services, which they blame for increased data breaches.
Enterprises are questioning their cloud strategy after Apple's iCloud service was implicated in the leak of nude celebrity photos. But should one bad Apple spoil the bunch?
Deploying appropriate technology is necessary to protect business critical information stored within racks and cabinets at data centres says Mark Hirst.
Increased consequences for the loss of non-financial data, especially fines from regulators, is expected to drive a more rigorous approach to data protection suggests Fergus Kennedy.
All 2,200 Home Depot stores may be affected by the latest credit card hack suggests security researcher Brian Krebs.
SQL injection to blame for Racing Post incursion
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined the Ministry of Justice £180,000 for losing information on almost 3,000 prisoners.
This week's In Case You Missed It looks at rumours on a new NSA insider, hackable living rooms and if police are turning the tide on cyber-criminals.
Very little companies can do to defend themselves against state-sponsored attacks, says Storm Guidance director Sarb Sembhi.
Around 30 computers at Malaysian law enforcement agencies looking into the disappearance of the MH370 airplane have reportedly been hacked, with perpetrators making off with confidential data on the aircraft.
This week's In Case You Missed It looks at data breach response, new concerns on EU privacy and claims that the internet is breaking 'under its own weight'.
This week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) highlights from the Black Hat conference, and reaction to the 'biggest data breach ever'.
Gamma International Ltd - an Anglo-German company that makes and sells FinFisher spyware to various European, American and Asia Pacific governments and law enforcement agencies - has been bit by a big data breach, revealing hundreds of confidential documents.
German security research firm G Data is warning of a newly discovered RAT called IcoScript that hides behind popular email services like Yahoo Mail, giving corporate security teams another attack 'vector' to worry about.
This week's In Case You Missed It column considers early security questions on driverless cars, the hidden cost behind data breaches and new claims of industrial cyber espionage.
Popular bookmaker Paddy Power has admitted that a data breach it suffered it 2010 affected 649,055 people - around a third of all customers - but stresses that no financial information or passwords were compromised.
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This week's In Case You Missed column considers the possibility of cyber warfare, the money reaching cyber security start-ups and how charity can start at home for InfoSec practitioners.
The European Central Bank admitted today that its website was hacked and said that some email addresses and other contact information was stolen.