Concern over both the leak of data and the extent of surveillance by authorities in the Netherlands.
The growing cyber-threat landscape poses some awkward questions for present and future authentication methods, argues Barry Scott.
Around a dozen organisations, including at least one financial sector company, have been hit by a new form of hacking where attackers hide stolen corporate data inside video files that they upload to popular sharing sites like YouTube.
Data breaches - a serious problem over the last decade...
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.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has warned staff that walking off with the personal information of their employer when changing jobs is a criminal offence.
Research just published claims that online merchants and financial service providers have become the two biggest sources of stolen banking information.
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.
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.
Sensitive data stored on Android devices such as the Tesco Hudl can still be accessed even if a user has carried out a factory reset, the BBC has learned.
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.
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.
A Portuguese entrepreneur is said to have developed a specialised search engine that can allow access to leaked or allegedly stolen access credentials.
A third of of ex-employees have access to company data and 9 percent have used their access privileges, says new research.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), is looking into possible privacy breaches by Facebook and UK-based booking site HotelHippo.com.
With the transition to the cloud, the ability to track and secure the data at all points of its lifecycle is critical - Will Semple, Alert Logic
The personal data of up to 10,000 NHS patients may have been compromised in a data breach that one leading industry expert has described as showing a "truly shameful level of negligence and disregard for personal data".
Researchers have spotted new attack vectors being used to exfiltrate company online banking credentials.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has criticised the Students Loans Company Limited after several data breaches where customer records were lost.
China's unit 61398 identified as a 24-person operation; three US companies fail to report breaches.
But it could be the real thing and you might find out if you have 1.45 bitcoins to spare.
Users told to change passwords following database hack at eBay
Following criticism over the lack of details provided on last week's data breach, URL shortening service Bitly has finally revealed how hackers were able to compromise user accounts.
Data on 1.3m of telco Orange France's 26m customers stolen by persons unknown.
A new report confirms what's long been feared - businesses take too long to recognise and react to a data breach.