A controversial U.K. "emergency" surveillance bill has become law, just seven days after being introduced to Parliament. But a privacy rights group has already promised to challenge the new law in court.
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.
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.
Choice Escrow is seeking a bench review of a recent appellate court ruling, which favored its former bank in an ACH fraud dispute. The firm argues the court set a bad precedent for future disputes by limiting Uniform Commercial Code protections.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology should use the cryptographic community to help vet the advice it gets from the National Security Agency when creating cryptography guidance, a panel of prominent experts recommends.
FFIEC guidance and case law are helping banks define what constitutes "reasonable security." In a panel discussion, three experts debate the long-term impact of two recent account takeover fraud cases.
Three Chinese nationals seeking to make "big bucks" broke into the computers of Boeing and other military contractors, stealing secrets on transport aircraft, a U.S. criminal complaint says. Read how they allegedly did it.
Attorneys for Target have requested a halt in the discovery process for class action lawsuits stemming from the retailer's December 2013 data breach until the court can consider its forthcoming motions to dismiss most of the suits.
Is having too many stakeholders who care about cyberspace's viability a hindrance to security? That's one way to interpret comments from White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel as he addresses the challenges of governing the Internet.