Home Depot announced its data breach may have impacted 56 million payment records, according to a statement by the home improvement retailer.
Five people, including three bank tellers, in New York and Florida were charged for stealing financial information and obtaining more than $850,000 fraudulently, The New York Times reported.
The data breach that affected hundreds of Goodwill stores recently may have gone undetected for more than 18 months, KrebsOnSecurity reported.
IT security researchers have noticed an uptick in phishing campaigns against workers in the financial services and health care sectors, SC Magazine reported.
Tampa General Hospital (TGH) announced it had experienced a data breach of patient information that may have affected 675 patients, Tampa Bay Times reported.
With thefts of mobile devices on the rise, tech manufacturers are looking into ramping up security for smartphones, Forbes reported.
After a hacking incident affecting some of Hollywood's most popular celebrities, 35 percent of consumers said they have changed their behavior to increase their data protection, according to a survey conducted by research firm YouGov.
Two health care organizations revealed separate data breaches with one caused by theft of an unencrypted device and the other by a cyberattack.
Hackers exposed information connected to 5 million Gmail accounts on a Russian site, CNNMoney reported.
The House of Representatives passed a law to prevent identity theft and tax return fraud - two crimes that are rapidly rising across the nation, according to a statement by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.