Premera Blue Cross settles state data breach investigations for $10 million
The case is the latest example of how state attorneys are taking legal action following large-scale security incidents.
Pacific Northwest burger chain hit by FIN7
Northwest U.S. fast food chain Burgerville revealed that its customers' credit and debit card information was stolen by the international cybercrime group known as FIN7.
DHS notifies 21 states of Russian hacking attempts prior to 2016 election
A small number of networks were compromised, CyberScoop has learned, but none of the targeted systems involved the tallying of votes.
Washington, D.C., transit cybersecurity comes under Senate scrutiny
After San Francisco transit was temporarily crippled by a ransomware attack in late 2016, Sen. Mark Warner is worried that Washington, D.C.'s transit authority is a high-value target whose defenses have to be kept up to date.
Washington believes they stopped Russian hackers with a press release
In the aftermath of formally accusing Russia for hacking into the Democratic National Committee, several prominent U.S. officials offered veiled threats to the Kremlin that could be surmized by a simple message: ‘stop hacking the U.S. or else.’