Citing a report from the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), the White House said on Friday that cyberattacks cost the US economy somewhere between $57 billion to $109 billion in 2016.
Officers from Ukraine's Cyber Police Department arrested a suspect last week for attempting to sell customer data belonging to his former employer.
Italian cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail announced it lost 17 million Nano cryptocurrency (XRB, formerly known as RaiBlocks), currently worth over $170 million.
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck announced today that it lost over 500 million NEM tokens, worth over $500 million at the time of the incident.
Details about two vulnerabilities in an adult-themed virtual reality (VR) application were available to the general public for five days before the vendor intervened and patched the security holes.
Unknown hackers have hijacked the DNS server for BlackWallet.co, a web-based wallet application for the Stellar Lumen cryptocurrency (XLM), and has stolen over $400,000 from users' accounts.
In a data breach notification letter submitted to the Office of the Attorney General for the state of California, a makeup product vendor said it could not fully assess the impact of a recent card security breach due to a lack of backups.
The details of over 19 million California voters were left exposed online in an unsecured MongoDB database and were later held for ransom, according to researchers from the Kromtech Security Center.
Netherlands-based Fox-IT, one of the world's leading IT security providers, disclosed today a security breach during which an unknown attacker carried out a Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack and spied on a small number of Fox-IT customers.
A team of three researchers from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) has created a tool that can detect when user-registration-based websites suffer a data breach.
PayPal says that one of the companies it recently acquired suffered a security incident during which an attacker appears to have accessed servers that stored information for 1.6 million customers.
Late Friday night, Imgur came clean about a security breach that took place in 2014. During the incident, Imgur says an unknown attacker managed to steal details on 1.7 million users, representing about 1.13% of Imgur's total 150 million users.
Users lost over $655,000 worth of Verge cryptocurrency this week, but nobody knows who to blame in an incident involving the maintainers of the CoinPouch wallet app and the Verge cryptocurrency.
Mozilla engineers are working on a notifications system for Firefox that shows a security warning to users visiting sites that have suffered data breaches.
Uber confirmed that hackers breached some part of its network in October 2016 and made off with personal data for 50 million users and 7 million drivers.
In an official statement posted on its website yesterday, Tether, a startup that offers 1-to-1 dollar-backed digital tokens [USDT], said a hacker stole funds worth $30,950,010.
Law enforcement authorities have arrested an individual believed to be behind Operation #LeakTheAnalyst that took place over the summer.
The Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), the organization that manages domain name information for the Asia-Pacific region, fixed on Monday an error that exposed password hashes needed to access and edit domain ownership details.
Five former employees told Reuters that Microsoft quietly dealt with a hack of its vulnerabilities and bug reports database back in 2013 without telling anyone.