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Verizon zeroes in on point-of-sale, app attacks in data breaches

Hotels, retailers, and restaurants really need to lock down their point-of-sale systems, but don't have to sweat Web app attacks as much as financial services companies do.

By Apr. 22, 2014

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Michaels confirms breaches exposed nearly 3M credit cards

Arts and crafts retail chain says malware at its point-of-sale terminals impacted 2.6 million cards, as well as another 400,000 at Aaron Brothers subsidiary.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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More retailers reportedly victims of holiday data breaches

At least three other US retailers suffered unpublicized attacks similar to the one on Target, Reuters reports.

By Jan. 12, 2014

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Protect yourself from online security breaches

If your online identify or information has been hacked, you're not alone. In fact, it's become increasingly common. CNET's Sumi Das tells you how you can protect yourself in CNET's online security series.

By Aug. 16, 2012

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New bill asks companies to notify EU of security breaches

The European Union works on legislation that would set up local cybersecurity agencies, in an effort to regulate tech companies that have access to user data.

By Jan. 18, 2013

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FTC sues Wyndham hotels over data breaches

Hackers stole information from hundreds of thousands of payment cards, resulting, the trade commission says, in millions of dollars in fraud loss.

By Jun. 26, 2012

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At E3, Sony apologizes for security breaches

Sony Computer Entertainment of America CEO Jack Tretton addresses the "elephant in the room," saying he's sorry for causing anxiety.

By Jun. 6, 2011

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SEC orders disclosure of 'potential' security breaches

When the impact of a potential data security breach is significant enough, public companies must disclose it in advance.

By Oct. 13, 2011

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Google privacy policy 'breaches EU law' says commissioner

The EU's justice commissioner has said Google's new privacy policy is in breach of European law.

By Mar. 2, 2012

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RSA to replace SecurID tokens following breaches

Amid a wave of cyberattack against Lockheed and other companies, the SecurID maker is offering to replace the tokens for customers concerned about risk to their networks and data.

By Jun. 7, 2011