The banking industry is watching closely as the New York State Department of Financial Services proposes a groundbreaking "BitLicense" regulatory framework for virtual currency businesses that's designed to help fight fraud.
A former IRS employee was arrested and charged in an alleged ID theft scheme that involved stealing personal information about individuals, including IRS employees, to open credit card accounts for fraudulent use.
Point-of-sale retail breaches are the rage, but they are just one cyber-crime trend on the mind of RSA researcher Uri Fleyder. What are the malware and mobile threats that organizations should monitor?
An incident involving hackers posting false "news" on The Wall Street Journal's Facebook page demonstrates again why organizations must ramp up efforts to protect social media accounts to avoid reputational harm.
A security expert and average consumers respond differently to the eBay breach. As most customers retain a high degree of faith in online merchant security, the expert believes eBay committed a serious sin in its lack of strong authentication.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew this week took the precedent-setting step of publicly addressing the financial system's cybersecurity shortcomings. Learn why one expert says this could represent a policy shift for the Treasury Department.
Federal authorities say the successful prosecution of a member of an international cybercrime ring proves progress is being made in shuttering ATM cash-out schemes. But some experts say processors and prepaid cards will continue to be targeted by attackers.
Canadian authorities are investigating whether a hacker or healthcare insider used a physician's credentials to gain unauthorized access to a British Columbia prescription information network, accessing information on 1,600 patients.
With the Senate Intelligence Committee overwhelmingly approving the Cybersecurity Information Security Management Act, common wisdom dictates the bill will head directly to the Senate floor. Not so fast.