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.
A proposal by HMRC to release millions of taxpayers' personal data to private firms has whipped up a storm on data privacy.
An unidentified hacker was able to access and exfiltrate almost half a million records on potential cosmetic surgery patients, it has been revealed.
French hard drive manufacturer LaCie has begun notifying customers that their personal information may have been compromised if they bought products between March 2013 and 2014.
Organisations are getting worse at spotting security breaches and attackers still spend two-thirds of a year on corporate networks before being indentified, according to a new Mandiant report.
Systems admins are being warned of a "potentially disastrous" security flaw that allows hackers to steal data from millions of websites worldwide without leaving a trace.
Last week's reports of Anonymous Ukraine obtaining and leaking seven million credit card details may be erroneous, with the data having apparently been disclosed in older data breaches.
Anonymous Ukraine says that it has information on "more than 800 million credit cards", and has leaked the first million of those with Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover accounts onto a public forum.
"Data breaches have become a fact of life for most companies," says John Yeo, Trustwave SpiderLabs EMEA director.
BT is being investigated by the UK's privacy watchdog, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), over claims that the user names and passwords of millions of its email customers were exposed to hacking.
Despite numerous commentators stating that it's now a case of 'when' rather than 'if' businesses are hit by a cyber attack, a new study reveals a third of companies have no incident response plans.
Staff pay and bank details posted by suspected insider at Morrisons.
The UK's university admissions service has been selling access to student and parent data to advertisers and mobile phone companies, in exchange for millions of pounds.
Hackers are using "relatively unsophisticated" malware bought on the black market to target vulnerable point-of-sale (POS) systems, according to a new report.
Amir Lehr asks, What happens when your mobile ends up in someone else's hands?
The Government has responded to fears about the security of millions of NHS patients' personal data by giving privacy watchdog the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) the power to carry out 'compulsory audits' on how well the health service looks after personal information.