BREACH - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BREACH News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Don’t breach test security, official warns Utah teachers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57775148-78/test-common-core-books.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57775148-78/test-common-core-books.html.csp">Don’t breach test security, official warns Utah teachers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T17:20:10.756-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Office of Education is threatening action against the license of any educator involved in a breach of test-question security by a high school student. A female 11th-grader took pictures of a passage of writing that was testing students’ ability to think and write critically on the new high-stakes SAGE standardized tests. The passage was about the merits of reading books or playing video games. The pictures were posted on a blog run by opponents of the new Utah Common Core standards, and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775148@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:20:10 MDT Target ignored warning of security software on data breach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57682098-79/target-breach-security-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57682098-79/target-breach-security-data.html.csp">Target ignored warning of security software on data breach</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T11:12:02.42-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 11:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Target Corp. has acknowledged its security software picked up on suspicious activity after a massive cyberattack was launched, but it decided not to take immediate action. The acknowledgement comes after Bloomberg Newsweek reported Thursday that Target’s security team in Bangalore received security alerts on Nov. 30 that indicated malicious software had appeared in its network. It then flagged the security team at its home office in Minneapolis. “Like any large company, each week at T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576820982014-03-14T11:12:02.42-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-14T11:12:02.42-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57682098@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:12:02 MDT No consensus on how to notify data breach victims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57655650-68/data-notification-state-laws.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57655650-68/data-notification-state-laws.html.csp">No consensus on how to notify data breach victims</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC TUCKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T10:13:01.624-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard. Most states have laws that require retailers to disclose data breaches, but the laws vary wildly. Consumers in one state might learn immediately that their personal information had been exposed, but that might not happen in another state, and notification requirements for businesses ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576556502014-03-09T10:13:01.624-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T10:13:01.624-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57655650@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 10:13:01 MDT Target exec’s departure puts spotlight on CIOs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57643646-79/data-security-breach-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57643646-79/data-security-breach-says.html.csp">Target exec’s departure puts spotlight on CIOs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BREE FOWLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T16:49:39.203-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The departure of Target’s chief information officer in the wake of the company’s massive pre-Christmas data breach highlights the increased pressure facing executives who are charged with protecting corporate computer systems from hackers whose attacks are on the rise and becoming more sophisticated. Years ago, the job of a CIO focused mainly on the upkeep of computer systems. In their largely behind-the-scenes roles, most of their major decisions centered on the kinds of technologica...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576436462014-03-07T16:49:39.203-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-07T16:49:39.203-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57643646@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:49:39 MDT Target tech chief resigns as it overhauls security http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57635724-79/target-company-information-chief.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57635724-79/target-company-information-chief.html.csp">Target tech chief resigns as it overhauls security</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T07:53:02.436-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 07:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Target Corp. Chief Information Officer Beth Jacob is resigning effective Wednesday as the retailer overhauls its information security and compliance division in the wake of a massive pre-Christmas data breach. Target Chairman, President and CEO Gregg Steinhafel said in a statement released to The Associated Press that the company will search for an interim chief information officer who can help guide the company through the transformation. Jacob had been in her current role since 200...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576357242014-03-05T07:53:02.436-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-05T07:53:02.436-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57635724@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 07:53:02 MDT Security breach in Apple devices. Patch it now! http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57607804-226/secure-update-computer-macs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57607804-226/secure-update-computer-macs.html.csp">Security breach in Apple devices. Patch it now!</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T12:20:29.53-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 12:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">They always talk about how Macs and iPhones never have malware or viruses and that they’re machines are as secure as Fort Knox. Not so. This last week it was revealed that a very serious security breach in iOS and OSX, the operating systems that run both iDevices and Macs, was lurking in the code. The nefarious breach affects SSL/TLS, or Secure Socket Layer and Transport Layer Security, which verifies that the secure website you’re browsing or shopping at is in fact secure. But it may not be and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57607804@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:20:29 MDT Data-breach costs take toll on Target profit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57601374-79/target-breach-million-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57601374-79/target-breach-million-company.html.csp">Data-breach costs take toll on Target profit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T08:46:28.49-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 08:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Target Corp. will be feeling the financial pain for a while from the theft of credit card numbers and other information from millions of its customers. The retailer said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profit slumped 46 percent. It also reported that revenue slipped 5.3 percent as the breach scared off customers. During the holiday shopping season, personal data from millions of Target customers was stolen by hackers who targeted credit card terminals in its stores. The incident ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576013742014-02-26T08:46:28.49-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-26T08:46:28.49-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57601374@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 08:46:28 MDT Crowdfunder Kickstarter says hackers took customer data http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57555164-79/kickstarter-hackers-million-addresses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57555164-79/kickstarter-hackers-million-addresses.html.csp">Crowdfunder Kickstarter says hackers took customer data</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-17T11:24:29.149-06:00">Updated Feb 17, 2014 11:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Online fundraising site Kickstarter says hackers got some of its customer data. Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler said in a blog post that hackers accessed usernames, email addresses, phone numbers and passwords. The passwords are encrypted, but the company said it’s possible for a hacker to guess a weak or obvious password. It recommended that users change their passwords. Hackers did not get credit card information, said New York-based Kickstarter, but two accounts saw unauthorized activ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575551642014-02-17T11:24:29.149-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-17T11:24:29.149-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57555164@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Feb 2014 11:24:29 MDT