#InformationSecurity News - 9/5/14

  • Home Depot investigates possible payment data breach - The source of the possible breach, as well as the number of people who might be affected, was not immediately clear. Read more at CSO Online
  • Federal officials recently confirmed that Hackers uploaded malware to a test server for the Obamacare insurance exchange website HealthCare.gov in July. The full story is available at Health Care Info Security
  • Via Dark Reading - "China has become infamous for politically motivated intelligence gathering, but new research from Trend Micro shows that a financially motivated, politically independent cybercrime underground is alive and growing behind the Great Wall, as well." 
  • Goodwill release an update this week about a breach affecting about 330 of its stores that exposed information from approximately 868,000 payment cards. Read more at Bank Info Security. 
  • In the aftermath of the recent hacking incidents including the one at Community Health Systems, the healthcare sector is collaborating to evaluate ways to improve cybersecurity intelligence, threat information sharing and incident preparedness. Read more.