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Premera Blue Cross settles state data breach investigations for $10 million

by Jeff Stone

The case is the latest example of how state attorneys are taking legal action following large-scale security incidents.

Pacific Northwest burger chain hit by FIN7

by Greg Otto

Northwest U.S. fast food chain Burgerville revealed that its customers' credit and debit card information was stolen by the international cybercrime group known as FIN7.

DHS notifies 21 states of Russian hacking attempts prior to 2016 election

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

A small number of networks were compromised, CyberScoop has learned, but none of the targeted systems involved the tallying of votes.

Washington, D.C., transit cybersecurity comes under Senate scrutiny

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

After San Francisco transit was temporarily crippled by a ransomware attack in late 2016, Sen. Mark Warner is worried that Washington, D.C.'s transit authority is a high-value target whose defenses have to be kept up to date.

Washington believes they stopped Russian hackers with a press release

by Chris Bing

In the aftermath of formally accusing Russia for hacking into the Democratic National Committee, several prominent U.S. officials offered veiled threats to the Kremlin that could be surmized by a simple message: ‘stop hacking the U.S. or else.’