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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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FBI Memo Warns of Hacktivist Attacks Against Several Government Agencies

An FBI memo seen by Reuters makes reference to Anonymous attacks and compromised data from multiple government agencies including the Department of Energy, Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Sentencing Commission whose systems were accessed as recently as October. Read More

 
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Anonymous Stratfor Hacker Sentenced to 10 Years

Hacktivist Jeremy Hammond, associated with the hacker groups Anonymous and Antisec, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on November 15th accepting a plea bargain on one count of computer fraud and abuse for breaching and releasing information from Strategic Forecasting Inc. servers. Read More

 
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Details Released About the Largest Hacking and Data Breach Case Ever Prosecuted in the United States

A recently unsealed indictment from the U.S. Attorney’s offices details the charges of four Russian fraudsters and one Ukrainian about their involvement in hacking and data breaches starting back in 2005 that compromised over 160 million credit cards. The hackers have ties to Albert Gonzalez who was charged in 2010 for his involvement with the

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