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.
Park Hill School District in Kansas City, Missouri, alerted 10,210 people to a data breach that may have exposed personal information on the Internet for a short period of time, according to a district data breach notification.
The European ATM Security Team (EAST) is warning consumers of a new type of ATM skimmer that is so thin that it is designed to steal bank card information undetected, according to the EAST report.
Hacking group the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) took over the Twitter account of the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) and incorrectly claimed there was a nuclear leak due to an air strike, Infosecurity Magazine reported.