UK city council data breach affects 54,000 residents

UK city council data breach affects 54,000 residents

The Newcastle, U.K., city council has admitted that personal data and payment card details of up to 54,000 local residents...

July 26th, 2007 Tash Shifrin

TJX breach uncovers security holes, wrong practices in retail industry

TJX breach uncovers security holes, wrong practices in retail industry

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThe scope of the security breach disclosed this week by The TJX Companies Inc. is starting to...

January 21st, 2007 Jaikumar Vijayan

The dangers of data spills

The dangers of data spills

Have you met your colleagues in media relations? They’re the people who take telephone calls from journalists. If your organization...

September 8th, 2005 Richard Bray

Phishing nets are cast wide

Phishing nets are cast wide

Notorious criminal John Dillinger, when asked why he robbed banks, is supposed to have replied, “That’s where the money is.”...

December 9th, 2004 Tom Venetis

Visa sued over online authentication patent

Visa sued over online authentication patent

IDG News ServiceVisa USA Inc. and Visa International Service Association have been sued by two technology companies who claim that...

May 12th, 2003 Joris Evers