Equifax denies reports of new security breach

Equifax is investigating whether it has been hacked again, just weeks after the credit reporting agency revealed sensitive consumer data on 145 million Americans were stolen, sparking fear and outrage among consumers and government officials. Reuters, the … Full story

Hyatt Hotels warns guests of payment card security breach at 41 properties

Hyatt Hotels Corp. said it had discovered unauthorized access to payment card information at certain Hyatt-managed locations worldwide between March 18, 2017, and July 2, 2017. Hyatt said the incident affected payment card information, such as, cardholder … Full story

IRS Puts That Equifax Contract on Hold After Huge Security Breach

The Internal Revenue Service has temporarily suspended a contract worth more than $7 million it recently awarded to Equifax following a security issue with the beleaguered credit reporting agency’s website on Thursday. Equifax, which disclosed last month … Full story

6 Simple Steps To Prevent A Corporate Security Breach

A security breach is something that strikes fear in to the heart of all business owners, no matter the size or sector. Businesses have a lot to lose if someone breaches their defences, and it’s more than just bank details, but reputations, clients and jobs. Full story

Malware again checks into Hyatt's hotels, again checks out months later with victims' credit cards

Which is odd, because that’s pretty much what it said in December 2015 when the same thing happened – even reusing the website hyatt.com/notice/protectingourcustomers from that security breach for this latest cockup. Back then, Chuck offered similar … Full story

NY attorney-general probes Deloitte over cyber attack

The investigation comes one month after Eric Schneiderman launched a similar probe into a massive cyber security breach at US credit rating agency Equifax that threatened the personal details of up to 143m Americans. A spokesperson for Mr Schneiderman said … Full story

Equifax denies reports of new security breach

Equifax is investigating whether it has been hacked again, just weeks after the credit reporting agency revealed sensitive consumer data on 145 million Americans were stolen, sparking fear and outrage among consumers and government officials. Press CTRL+C … Full story

Tech tool rates applicants on 'kindness' – not just credit score

In the wake of the massive security breach by Equifax, a Victoria-based company is getting attention for developing a new screening tool that looks beyond credit scores to assess the suitability of would-be renters and borrowers. The company, named Certn … Full story

Why CMOs should learn how best to communicate in a crisis

A firm’s first line of defence in times of crisis includes a robust communications strategy, regardless of whether it is a security breach or a natural disaster. The chief marketing officer (CMO) has tools and channels such as social, mobile and … Full story

Changes eyed after VUHS security breach: Procedures, locks among the options

VERGENNES — After the Oct. 5 incident in which two Northlands Job Corps students snuck into Vergennes Union High School during school hours, an evaluation of VUHS security procedures is under way that will almost certainly mean changes to the school’s … Full story