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Security Breach

Hey, Corporate Director!

Edward Guiliano, Ph.D. | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology
Edward Guiliano, Ph.D.

The campaign to stop cyber-crime begins with educating the next wave of professionals, but ongoing education and idea exchange are the ultimate keys to confronting cybercrime on the ground and in the boardroom.

Home Depot's Sloppy Mistakes Tarnish Its Once Bold Brand

Kellie Cummings | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
Kellie Cummings

The days when companies could afford to focus inward during a crisis and wordsmith press releases are gone. This time, Home Depot's mistakes won't cause an immediate customer revolt, but those mistakes did tarnish the brand in the most subtle of ways.

What's Stopping Media From Posting PII? Not Much

Joe Ross | Posted 09.30.2014 | Media
Joe Ross

I believe relatively soon we will all agree -- and write into national law -- that PII includes more than your Social Security number, and that name, address and ZIP should be not be shared on media sources or other public forums without extreme cause. T

Report: More U.S. Retailers' Security Breached, Joining Target And Neiman Marcus

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2014 | Business

By Jim Finkle and Mark Hosenball BOSTON/WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Target Corp and Neiman Marcus are not the only U.S. retailers ...

Here's How Easily Someone Could Hack Into Your Life (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

If you're reading this, there's 69 percent chance you will become a victim of hacking at some point in your lifetime. And if you think protecting your...

The Internet Knows More About You Than You Think (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

Paranoid about your online footprint? You should be. It's easier than ever for cyber thieves to access your personal data, and something as simple and...

The Identity Theft Flu: 5 Ways to Keep Yourself Healthy

Adam Levin | Posted 02.14.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

You can be standing next to the wrong person on a bus and get the flu, and when your data is sitting on the wrong database and the wrong person gains access, you become a victim of identity theft.

Privacy Is Only Dead if You Let It Be

Christina Gagnier | Posted 08.06.2013 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Ask the "how" and the "why" questions. Be indignant. Most importantly, ask what you can do to preserve our privacy rights in the future.

7 Ways to Avoid Identity Theft Before Facebook Gets Hacked

Adam Levin | Posted 02.14.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

An identity thief can make life very difficult for you. As the hacks of the New York Times and Twitter prove, it's only a matter of time. And how can anyone in their right mind "Like" that?

Security Check Finds U.S. Employee Outsourced Job To China In Order To Surf Web All Day

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.18.2013 | Technology

A crafty developer reportedly figured how to get paid to sit and watch cat videos for a good chunk of the day. It's a story almost too good to be t...

Selling The Keys To The City

Posted 10.01.2012 | Small Business

Talk about selling the keys to the city. That's exactly what a retired New Jersey locksmith allegedly did when he sold a set of master keys that c...

Rich Kids Of Instagram, Norwegian Royals Edition?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.25.2012 | Technology

It's the Rich Kids of Instagram, Norwegian Royals edition. The 15-year-old son of Norway's Crown Princess Mette-Marit has been sharing personal ph...

Do Americans Deserve To Be Hacked?

Daniela Perdomo | Posted 10.02.2012 | Technology
Daniela Perdomo

Three out of five U.S. adults online fear being hacked, but 69% of these same people engage in super-risky behaviors like using the same password everywhere. Why?

Hackers: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Pay 'Em Like Bankers

Adam Levin | Posted 08.15.2012 | Technology
Adam Levin

So what's it worth to you to prevent world-wide economic collapse, or even a major interruption of essential services, like power or water? These are not hypothetical questions.

Visa Drops Firm After Breach Exposes Up To 1.5 Million Credit Card Numbers

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2012 | Business

* Believes affected part of system confined to N America * Says card holders' names, addresses, social security numbers safe ...

Some Credit Card Holders At Major Company May Be At Risk

AP | PALLAVI GOGOI | Posted 02.13.2014 | Business

MasterCard and Visa said Friday that they had notified issuers of its credit cards of a potential breach of the security of customer accounts. The com...

Security Breach May Affect 800,000 In California

AP | SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER | Posted 05.29.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Four computer storage devices containing personal information for about 800,000 adults and children in California's child support ...

Survey Says: Could Your Business Be Hacked?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 01.07.2012 | Small Business

It's an almost all-animal edition of "Survey Says." When it comes to the dangers of their employees surfing the Web, too many small-business owners ar...

Eventbrite Warns Customers After iPad Theft

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.30.2011 | Technology

The online ticketing company Eventbrite warned customers Thursday to monitor their email accounts for suspicious messages after two company iPads stor...

Gerry Smith

Yale Social Security Numbers Exposed In Latest Case Of 'Google Hacking'

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.24.2011 | Technology

It is used by millions of people on the Internet every day. Now, it is also used with increasing frequency by hackers seeking sensitive data like Soci...

Did Apple Just Get Hacked?

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.02.2011 | Technology

Hackers have targeted Apple in its latest security attack. The group, AntiSec, posted a message to Twitter on Sunday claiming to have gained access...

Did Apple Just Get Hacked?

wsj.com | IAN SHERR | Posted 09.02.2011 | Technology

A group of computer hackers on Sunday posted a document it claimed contains usernames and passwords for an Apple Inc. server, the latest in a string o...

Customers Stay Despite High-Profile Data Breaches

AP | By JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 07.02.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Week after week, thieves break into corporate computer systems to steal customer lists, email addresses and credit card numbers. Larg...

Newark Terminal Locked Down

AP/ The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. - A man walked through a screening checkpoint exit into the secure side of a terminal at one of the nation's busiest airports on Sunday n...

Haisong Jiang Arrested: Newark Airport Trespasser

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY and DAVID PORTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — The man believed to have caused a security breach that resulted in major delays last weekend at Newark Liberty Airport was arrest...