Sony confirmed it will pay $15 million to settle a lawsuit after a data breach may have exposed the information of 77 million customer accounts in 2011, gaming news and review site Polygon reported.
Goodwill Industries International is working with investigators on a potential data breach of customer credit card information, according to a statement by the company.
A recent survey found the majority of U.S. senior citizens are concerned about identity theft, but are not following recommended guidelines to protect their credit.
Cybercriminals are increasingly going after the identities of a vulnerable group of children: those in foster care, NBC News reported.
National fraud-fighting organization Action Fraud in the United Kingdom warned social media users of a new phishing scam targeting LinkedIn accounts, according to a post on the Action Fraud site.
Current and former employees of the city of Encinitas in California accidentally had their personal information publicly available on the Internet for almost two months, according to a data breach notification letter sent by city officials.
Two new state-specific data breach reports highlighted the connection between the growing number of identity theft victims and a high number of data breaches.
The U.S. Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security alerted hotels in Texas to a growing malware threat that may cause widespread data breaches, according to the advisory obtained by KrebsOnSecurity.
The Houstonian Hotel in Houston notified about 10,000 customers of a widespread data breach that may have compromised their payment information, the Houston Chronicle reported.
The Senate Intelligence Committee passed a cybersecurity bill designed to improve information sharing between businesses and the government about cyberthreats, according to a release by California Sen. Dianne Feinstein.