The compromise of 10s of millions of JPMorgan Chase accounts poses the greatest risk of phishing attacks on consumers and small businesses, experts say.
Stories by Antone Gonsalves
Traffic is chaotic enough in major cities, but imagine how much worse it would be if a criminal hacker got control of the traffic lights.
Supermarket chain Supervalu has reported that more than 200 stores were affected by a computer break-in that exposed customers' debit- and credit-card numbers and other data.
Google has made an important change to its Gmail spam filter that is expected to make targeted phishing attacks more difficult while allowing for a more global webmail service.
The Russian crime ring that amassed more than a billion stolen passwords has shown why businesses have no choice but to add other forms of authentication in securing access to websites and corporate networks.
A group of innovative hackers used free services from Google and an Internet infrastructure company to disguise data stolen from corporate and government computers, a security firm reported.
The easy access Google's web crawlers have to sites is increasingly being exploited by cybercriminals in launching distributed denial of service attacks, a security vendor says.
University researchers have raised concerns about the security of web-based password managers that free people from the burden of having to remember website credentials.
Russian hackers who broke into the networks of Western oil and gas companies used techniques that companies can detect and oftentimes defend against, experts say.
The demise of Code Spaces, a code-hosting service that had its customer data deleted by extortionists, is an example of the dire consequences from inadequate cloud security.
Corporate employees familiar with Dropbox should take extra precautions to avoid becoming a victim of a phishing attack that uses the popular file-sharing service.
Security researchers have discovered multipurpose malware capable of stealing payment card numbers from electronic cash registers and data entered in Web forms through a browser.
Google and Facebook are finding cunning scams in which shysters advertise 800 numbers for bogus tech support that typically leads to people giving up personal data and downloading malicious software.
The massive data breach that tarnished the career of Target Chief Executive Gregg Steinhafel and contributed to his resignation is a reminder of the worst-case scenario facing CEOs caught in a security SNAFU.
Companies faced with the threat posed by networking equipment that contains the notorious Heartbleed bug have few security options beyond working closely with affected vendors, most notably Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks.