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Holiday Shoppers More Likely to Use Cash and Avoid Retailers Who Suffered Breaches

The Target data breach was the story of the 2013 holiday season and several other major retailers have failed to prevent the compromise of their customers’ payment and personally identifiable information since. With this in mind, it should not be too surprising that 45 percent of cardholders responded “definitely not” or “probably not” when asked

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Dairy Queen and at Least 1,000 Other U.S. Businesses Hit by Backoff Malware

According to reports from the U.S. Secret Service and Kaspersky Labs, malware known as Backoff has been used to attack more than 1,000 businesses. This malware targets point-of-sale retail payment systems, intercepting and sending payment information to the fraudsters that employ it. The most recent high profile case of this malware and data compromise targeted

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Heartbleed may have ripple effects on websites and authentication

All organizations need to be thinking about the future of user authentication and the heavy reliance on passwords which may be on the brink of change, and Heartbleed may have been the catalyst. By now we are all familiar with the Heartbleed bug and OpenSSL vulnerability, but the fallout from the breach of information Heartbleed caused is only just beginning. Just about any

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National response to criminal cyber-attacks?

The National Retail Federation urges banks to improve credit card technology, and approaches Congress for nationwide standard in data breach notification laws. In the aftermath of several large US retailers being targeted by data theft, the National Retail Federation urges Congress to act and enforce a national response to criminal cyber-attacks. Today, the data breach

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Cost of Target data breach still rising

15.4 million Credit and Debit cards reissued after Target data breach. Costs now exceed $153 million for issuing banks, and class action lawsuit is in the works. In a press release from January 28th, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) estimates around 40 million customer credit and debit cards were compromised. In an effort to contain

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Over Half of Malware Analysts Have Investigated Enterprise Data Breaches That Were Not Disclosed

According to a survey conducted by ThreatTrack Security, there may be considerably more data breaches occurring than the public hears about, especially at the enterprise level. A recent survey found that 57 percent of enterprise malware analysts have investigated or addressed a data breach that was never disclosed. Read More

 
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