Chicago schools CPS health data was accidentally posted online

In Chicago, 2000 public school students’ personal information was posted on a city website. The data was gathered during free vision exams and was inadvertently made public. Only a handful of people viewed the information before it was removed, however. Article...

California cyber breaches are costing state millions

A recent analysis of data breaches within California’s government shows that since 2007, state agencies and departments have been compromised over 7300 times. Article Excerpt: An analysis of data collected from California’s Department of Technology shows there have...

Attackers breach The Washington Post servers and seize passwords

The Washington Post has been hacked again. Employee’s user names and encrypted passwords were accessed, though it doesn’t appear that subscriber information was affected. Article Excerpt: For the second time in recent months, The Washington Post has experienced a...
The Target Hack

The Target Hack

The Target hack, which became public knowledge on Wednesday, looks to be one of the biggest retail data breaches up to this point.  Over 40 million customers have potentially been impacted, and it appears that cyber criminals are already using some of the stolen...

Google blacklists thousands of sites daily for malware infection

Google blacklists about 10,000 web sites daily for potentially being infected with malware or for potentially being part of a phishing scam. Article Excerpt: Small businesses are reeling from an increase in cybercrime, but a hacked website can have even greater...