Data Breach

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Hackers Can Steal Your Information Through Sound Waves, Researchers Say
Security

Hackers Can Steal Your Information Through Sound Waves, Researchers Say

Researchers found that hackers can breach devices and steal the data by pointing an antenna and picking up those vibrations.
U.S. Has Yet to Notify 21.5 Million Data Breach Victims
Privacy Concerns

U.S. Has Yet to Notify 21.5 Million Data Breach Victims

Still not a peep, even two months after discovering that sensitive personal information was compromised in a hack of government databanks, officials say.
Grounded Planes, Halted Stocks: Why Today's Scary String of Tech Glitches Matter
Security

Grounded Planes, Halted Stocks: Why Today's Scary String of Tech Glitches Matter

Protect your computers and tech systems with these strategies.
Nina Zipkin
Big U.S. Data Breaches Offer Treasure Trove for Hackers
Security

Big U.S. Data Breaches Offer Treasure Trove for Hackers

A flood of attacks by suspected Chinese hackers have been aimed at grabbing personal data, industrial secrets and weapons plans from government and private computers.
IRS Hack Affects More Than 100,000 Taxpayers
Security

IRS Hack Affects More Than 100,000 Taxpayers

While its main computer was unaffected, the agency has shut down the breached application.
Nina Zipkin
How Much Do Data Breaches Cost Big Companies? Shockingly Little.
Security

How Much Do Data Breaches Cost Big Companies? Shockingly Little.

From Sony to Target, big companies that were hacked felt barely a dent to their bottom line, an analysis reveals.
Robert Hackett
U.S. Urges Companies to Do More to Fight Cyber Crime
Security

U.S. Urges Companies to Do More to Fight Cyber Crime

Cyber crime is probably the biggest risk facing companies across the world, officials say.
Avoiding the 'Inevitable' Breach: 4 Ways Retailers Should Amp Up Security
Security

Avoiding the 'Inevitable' Breach: 4 Ways Retailers Should Amp Up Security

There's ample advice out there telling chief information officers how to build a breach recovery plan, but the key steps to avoiding such an event are not as clear.
Ken Paull
Target to Pay $10 Million to Settle Data Breach Lawsuit
Legal Issues

Target to Pay $10 Million to Settle Data Breach Lawsuit

Individual victims can receive up to $10,000 in damages.
7 Ways to Stay Ahead of Hackers and Keep Your Company's Data Safe
Cyber Attacks

7 Ways to Stay Ahead of Hackers and Keep Your Company's Data Safe

Every company needs to invest in cybersecurity but your first line of defense is being aware.
Daniel Riedel
What You Need to Know About Anthem's Massive Data Breach
Hackers

What You Need to Know About Anthem's Massive Data Breach

Personal information for up to 80 million current and former customers of the second largest U.S. insurer are at risk.
Robert Hackett
What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs
Cyber Attacks

What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs

Law seeks to create a unified, federal breach-notification standard that would streamline the requirements for companies in the face of a breach.
Alicia Gilleskie
Target Is Done With Canada
Target

Target Is Done With Canada

The retail company announced it will discontinue operations in the country after racking up billions in losses.
Laura Entis
Staples Data Breach May Have Hit More Than 1 Million Customers
Security

Staples Data Breach May Have Hit More Than 1 Million Customers

New details have been released about the retailer's October breach.
Tom Huddleston, Jr.