Hacktivists emerge as a big threat in 2011, targeting large organizations and stealing more records than financially motivated criminals, report finds.
Negligence is to blame for most breaches, but criminal or malicious attacks are fastest-growing category and most expensive to deal with, says Ponemon Institute.
Ponemon survey of U.S. companies discloses its first reports that data-stealing malware caused breaches.
The software behemoth's new campaign wants you to take care of your online privacy, preferably by using its products a bit more.
A new study says the cost of dealing with, and the frequency of, cybercrime is up sharply from last year, due in part to the sophistication of attacks.
U.K. survey respondents less likely to fall for Internet scams than in the U.S. but more likely than Australians.
New report finds that it can cost tens of thousands of dollars if someone uses your identity or insurance coverage to pay for medical treatment.
Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and AOL were just four of the tech companies missing from Ponemon's Top 20 list of the most trusted companies.
American Express takes top place in new privacy survey, though most financial firms fall down the list and tech companies, including Facebook, climb.
However, trusted is not the same as trustworthy, Electronic Frontier Foundation points out in criticizing latest study.