Russia’s Sberbank investigates credit card data leak

Daphne Leprince-Ringuet reports: Russia’s largest bank, Sberbank, is investigating a potential leak of credit card data, saying that ‘criminal wrongdoing’ by an employee is currently their main lead. The bank said that an internal investigation was underway and that at least 200 client accounts could be affected. Read more on ZDNet.

Defense Department to tighten data security after settlement with veterans group

Military Times reports: The Defense Department will revamp its Servicemembers Civil Relief Act databases following charges the online information sites exposed millions of troops’ and veterans’ personal information to identity thieves and scammers, officials announced Thursday. Leaders from Vietnam Veterans of America, which filed a lawsuit against the department to force the changes, called the move an...