• Expedia's Orbitz Suspects 880,000 Payment Cards Stolen

    Hacker May Have Also Obtained Other Customer Data in Breach, Orbitz WarnsExpedia's Orbitz travel fare search engine says it may have suffered a breach that resulted in 880,000 payment cards being compromised, along with other customer data, over a two-year period. Orbitz says the apparent breach involved a legacy system no longer connected to its site. […]

  • Probes Begin as Facebook Slammed by Data Leak Blowback

    CSO Leaves Early, Stock Dives, Outrage AboundsFacebook may be facing the fight of its life. The social media company is seeing mounting pressure and a collective outcry over personal data for millions of its users having been collected by a voter-profiling firm once retained by the Trump campaign. […]

  • Microsoft Offers Payouts for New Spectre, Meltdown Flaws

    Bug Bounty Program Seeks to Avoid Further Speculative Execution UnpleasantnessTo help identify and mitigate the next generation of Spectre and Meltdown speculative execution flaws in CPUs, Microsoft and Intel are offering researchers up to $250,000 if they share their discoveries as part of a coordinated vulnerability disclosure program. […]

  • Facebook Attempts to Explain Data Leak, Denies 'Breach'

    Political Data-Mining Firm Reportedly Obtained 50 Million Users' Private DetailsFacebook is under fire after reports suggested data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica obtained private information on 50 million Facebook users. The social network contends that it didn't suffer a "breach," saying the information was legally obtained but subsequently misused. […]

  • FDIC Issues Guidance to Areas in Illinois Impacted by Severe Storms

    The FDIC has announced a series of steps intended to provide regulatory relief to financial institutions and facilitate recovery in areas of Illinois affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes. […]

  • FDIC: Institutions Encouraged to Work with Borrowers Impacted by Shutdown

    Five federal regulatory agencies encourage financial institutions to work with customers affected by the federal government shutdown. […]

  • FFIEC: Statement on End of Microsoft Support for Windows XP

    The FFIEC on Oct. 7 issued a joint statement concerning Microsoft's discontinuation of support for its Windows XP operating system as of April 8, 2014. […]