Officials at the University of California at Berkeley said a cyberattack may have exposed the personal and financial information of 1,600 people, The Associated Press reported.
After the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, employees at the company are growing concerned that their information could be used for identity theft.
While employees within a company regularly exchange financial information to keep them up to date on corporate performance and budgets, hackers are now masking malware as financial statements to gain access to business computers.
With the increase in data breaches in the public and private sectors, lawmakers are tackling the nation's problem with stricter guidelines for cybersecurity.
As Sony Pictures Entertainment is still reeling from a major data breach, its cyberinsurance policy may not cover all of the costs of the incident, CSO Online reported.
As the holiday season continues, identity thieves are likely out in full force, attempting to steal consumer information and committing payment card fraud.
A company specializing in mobile payments announced a major data breach that may have compromised customer payment card information from 2009 onward, Infosecurity Magazine reported.
As identity thieves figure out new ways to scam consumers, the latest scheme exploits the rise of online shopping, which is especially popular around the holiday season.
An IT researcher revealed a PayPal security flaw that could have potentially put 150 million customer accounts at risk for exposure by cybercriminals, Infosecurity Magazine reported.
Insurance subcontractor WellCare Health Plans may have exposed the information of an estimated 500 New York residents, Health IT Security reported.