The New York attorney general has announced a large rise in reported data breaches over 2016.
Three Mobile customers of Three UK are reporting logging into their accounts only to find the information of complete strangers.
One IT administrator is being sued by a former employer for allegedly accessing the company's networks in his new job to gain some kind of competitive advantage.
After a long legal battle, US retailer Neiman Marcus will pay a settlement of US$1.6 million (£1.2 million) in the wake of a 2013 data breach.
One cyber-security company has spotted McDonald's India leaking the personally identifiable information of millions of customers.
Trump's first budget intends to strengthen the federal state of cyber-security by allotting $1.5 billion to the Department of Homeland Security.
In a manner that is becoming too familiar, hackers have once again broken into the iCloud accounts of female celebrities.
A Northern California court has issued an indictment for four individuals - two Russian hackers and two Russian intelligence officials for the massive breach on Yahoo in 2015
An unnamed lieutenant colonel's unsecured backup drive is the alleged cause of leak which exposed the private personal details of over 4000 US Air Force Officers.
Yahoo shareholders will be voting soon on whether to approve a severance package that would award the departing CEO Marissa Mayer with more than US$23 million in cash and stock.
Nearly 100 suspects have been arrested by Chinese police in a nationwide crackdown on data theft.
The details of thousands of NHS staffers in Wales have been stolen from the servers of a private contractor, Landauer.
Reports have come in from TalkTalk customers saying that they're the targets of a tech support scam. Further investigation has linked the scam to two call centres in India.
Home Depot has settled its class action suit, agreeing to pay out millions of US dollars for failing to protect the credit card data of over 50 million customers in a 2014 breach.
A debate has been sparked as to whether the illicit premiums made on healthcare records could soon be eclipsed by the theft of W-2 records in the US
More than one million Yahoo and Gmail accounts - including usernames, email addresses and plain text passwords - are reportedly for sale on the dark web
A recent regulatory filing from Yahoo has revealed more victims of its 2014 breach. This time, it is not just users but Yahoo's senior executives.
A Boeing employee seeking assistance with an Excel formatting issue emailed a spreadsheet to his spouse containing personal data of 36,000 Boeing employees.
Noam Rosenfeld discusses how forensics is used to understand the scale of a breach, damage done and the cyber-criminal who committed the offence.
After nearly a year of negotiations and the disclosure of two of the largest breaches ever reported, Verizon and Yahoo have finally come to a deal with Yahoo being discounted by a hefty sum.
Last month, an Algerian-linked hacking group defaced the website of Aberdeen City Council.
Chris Welch discusses what healthcare organisations in the UK should be doing to protect themselves against cyber-attacks.
Andy Taylor explains what happens when an organisation is breached using some case studies and advises on what needs to be done in anticipation of that event.
Over 5000 installations of Hadoop are reportedly easily identifiable to hackers worldwide simply by sniffing for open instances of port 50070.
Though Sports Direct was reportedly breached last year with hackers accessing internal systems, staff still have not been notified that their data might be compromised.
Nick McAleenan explains how red tape, red tops and evolving technology are shaping the response to data breaches.
An international hotelier has acknowledged the breaches hit 12 of its hotels in the Americas, attempting to take information from customers' credit cards
A Polish financial regulator has been used by cyber-criminals to infect several Polish banks with malware.
Freedom Hosting II, a major Dark web host has been hacked, resulting in 381,000 user emails leaking onto the public internet.
Only one in five (19 percent) UK financial service organisations are highly confident they can detect a data breach (21 percent globally).