The healthcare industry is experiencing a surge in data breaches, security incidents, and criminal attacks—exposing millions of patients and their medical records, according to the Ponemon Institute.
The APWG reports that during the 4th quarter of 2014, a record number of crimeware variants were detected, a strategy of overwhelming proliferation of variations designed to defeat antivirus software.
Experian Data Breach Resolution and the Ponemon Institute asked professionals to weigh in on several topics including who should be responsible for securing payment systems and how effective their organizations is in preparing for and responding to a payment card breach.
Since it was first spotted in June 2014, the Dyre/Dyreza banking Trojan has become extremely popular with cyber crooks, and especially those that target businesses.
Fraudsters have apparently managed to syphon some 4.5 million euros (about $5 million) out of a bank account belonging to Ryanair, Europe's biggest low-cost airline.
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