Malware

Susquehanna Upgrades Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) to Neutral

Susquehanna analyst says, “We are upgrading HPY to Neutral from Negative, as it has achieved our price objective. Although considerable risk persists related to the credit/debit card data breach disclosed last month, we believe such penalties are contemplated in the current valuation. We consulted a range of experts, including reformed hackers, data security auditors...

Ca: Hacked Trent server housed some personal information

Andrea Houston reports: Trent University is sending out alert letters to several donors and alumni after an off-site computer server containing some personal information was recently hacked. Dianne Lister, vice-president of external relations, said a power surge between Dec. 22 and Jan. 7 caused the firewall to fail, which left the server unprotected to...

SRA International network infected; company notifies all employees and customers that personal info may have been compromised

SRA International notified the Maryland Attorney General’s Office on January 20 that it had recently detected a virus on its network that may have allowed compromise of data. As of the date of the report, SRA’s security experts were reportedly still in the process of trying to eradicate the virus. Because the security experts...