Data from five million credit and debit cards was put up for sale on the dark web last March 28. Security researchers investigating the sale traced the data back to Saks Faith Avenue and other stores under the Hudson's Bay company.
SAMSAM ransomware is suspected to hit systems used by the city of Atlanta's local services, causing outages on customer facing applications, including some that customers may use to pay bills or access court-related information.
There has been a sudden surge of memcached servers being abused for DDoS attacks. Proof-of-concept exploit codes have been published, but mitigation techniques and an update from the service provider are also available.