Malware

HI: Security Breach Affects 15,487 KCC Students

KITV reports: More than 15,000 students at Kapiolani Community College face an identity theft risk because of an Internet security breach, school officials said. School officials found a computer on April 15 with the personal information of 15, 487 students who applied for financial aid between January 2004 and April 15 that was infected...

Ohio Heritage Bank replaces cards due to HPY breach (updated)

Heartland Payment Systems may be back in VISA’s good graces as PCI-Compliant, but the impact of the breach continues to emerge. Leonard Hayhurst of Coshocton Tribune reports that Ohio Heritage Bank was alerted over the weekend that 800 debit cards   were compromised due to the breach.  Of the 800 cards,  15 showed fraudulent...

Hack Against ISP Hijacks Bank, Google Adsense

Brian Krebs reports that hackers hijacked the domain name system records for NET Virtua, a major Brazilian ISP, on April 11. “Customers who visited any site that ran Google Adsense content were redirected to a site that tried to install and run a Java applet that in turn installed a Trojan horse program.” The...

FL: SunTrust Banks first replacing cards due to Heartland breach

WESH reports that SunTrust Banks sent out letters this week to customers informing them that their cards were being replaced due to the Heartland breach. WESH’s reporter asked what I would have asked: why are notifications first being sent now? The news station reports, “When asked why it took SunTrust so long to find...